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14 Oct 2011 - 4:56 PM  UPDATED 26 Feb 2014 - 4:09 PM

Sixty-three countries, including first-time entrant New Zealand, have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 84th Academy Awards.

The total submissions are:

· Albania, "Amnesty," Bujar Alimani, director;
· Argentina, "Aballay," Fernando Spiner, director;
· Austria, "Breathing," Karl Markovics, director;
· Belgium, "Bullhead," Michael R. Roskam, director;
· Bosnia and Herzegovina,"Belvedere," Ahmed Imamovic, director;
· Brazil, "Elite Squad: The Enemy Within," José Padilha, director;
· Bulgaria, "Tilt," Viktor Chouchkov, Jr., director;
· Canada, "Monsieur Lazhar," Philippe Falardeau, director;
· Chile, "Violeta Went to Heaven," Andrés Wood, director;
· China, "The Flowers of War," Zhang Yimou, director;
· Colombia, "The Colors of the Mountain," Carlos César Arbeláez, director;
· Croatia, "72 Days," Danilo Serbedzija, director;
· Cuba, "Havanastation," Ian Padrón, director;
· Czech Republic,"Alois Nebel," Tomás Lunák, director;
· Denmark, "Superclásico," Ole Christian Madsen, director;
· Dominican Republic,"Love Child," Leticia Tonos, director;
· Egypt, "Lust," Khaled el Hagar, director;
· Estonia, "Letters to Angel," Sulev Keedus, director;
· Finland, "Le Havre," Aki Kaurismäki, director;
· France, "Declaration of War," Valérie Donzelli, director;
· Georgia, "Chantrapas," Otar Iosseliani, director;
· Germany, "Pina," Wim Wenders, director;
· Greece, "Attenberg," Athina Rachel Tsangari, director;
· Hong Kong,"A Simple Life," Ann Hui, director;
· Hungary, "The Turin Horse," Béela Tarr, director;
· Iceland, "Volcano," Rúnar Rúnarsson, director;
· India, "Abu, Son of Adam," Salim Ahamed, director;
· Indonesia, "Under the Protection of Ka'Bah," Hanny R. Saputra, director;
· Iran, "A Separation," Asghar Farhadi, director;
· Ireland, "As If I Am Not There," Juanita Wilson, director;
· Israel, "Footnote," Joseph Cedar, director;
· Italy, "Terraferma," Emanuele Crialese, director;
· Japan, "Postcard," Kaneto Shindo, director;
· Kazakhstan, "Returning to the 'A,'" Egor Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky, director;
· Lebanon, "Where Do We Go Now?" Nadine Labaki, director;
· Lithuania, "Back to Your Arms," Kristijonas Vildziunas, director;
· Macedonia, "Punk Is Not Dead," Vladimir Blazevski, director;
· Mexico, "Miss Bala," Gerardo Naranjo, director;
· Morocco, "Omar Killed Me," Roschdy Zem, director;
· Netherlands, "Sonny Boy," Maria Peters, director;
· New Zealand,"The Orator," Tusi Tamasese, director;
· Norway, "Happy, Happy," Anne Sewitsky, director;
· Peru, "October," Diego Vega and Daniel Vega, directors;
· Philippines, "The Woman in the Septic Tank," Marlon N. Rivera, director;
· Poland, "In Darkness," Agnieszka Holland, director;
· Portugal, "José and Pilar," Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, director;
· Romania, "Morgen," Marian Crisan, director;
· Russia, "Burnt by the Sun 2: The Citadel," Nikita Mikhalkov, director;
· Serbia, "Montevideo: Taste of a Dream," Dragan Bjelogrlić, director;
· Singapore, "Tatsumi," Eric Khoo, director;
· Slovak Republic,"Gypsy," Martin Sulík, director;
· South Africa,"Beauty," Oliver Hermanus, director;
· South Korea,"The Front Line," Jang Hun, director;
· Spain, "Black Bread," Agusti Villaronga, director;
· Sweden, "Beyond," Pernilla August, director;
· Switzerland, "Summer Games," Rolando Colla, director;
· Taiwan, "Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale," Wei Te-sheng, director;
· Thailand, "Kon Khon," Sarunyu Wongkrachang, director;
· Turkey, "Once upon a Time in Anatolia," Nuri Bilge Ceylan, director;
· United Kingdom,"Patagonia," Marc Evans, director;
· Uruguay, "The Silent House," Gustavo Hernández, director;
· Venezuela, "Rumble of the Stones," Alejandro Bellame Palacios, director;
· Vietnam, "The Prince and the Pagoda Boy," Luu Trong Ninh, director.

The 84th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Wednesday January 25, 2012 (ADST).