The 2013 Oscar Nominees: Foreign Language Film


Throughout the day today we’ll be taking a closer look at each of the 2013 Oscar nominees in all 24 categories.

Below you’ll find descriptions pulled directly from the Internet Movie Database for each of the five movies nominated for Foreign Language Film, complete with direct access to watch trailers for each in our movie player.

Also, don’t forget that you can access and download our complete list of this year’s nominees, sorted alphabetically, by clicking here.

AmourAmour: Austria

Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple’s bond of love is severely tested.

Kon_TikiKon-Tiki: Norway

The legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal’s epic 4,300 miles crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, to prove that this could have been done in pre-Columbian times for South Americans to settle in Polynesia.

NoNo: Chile

An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile’s 1988 referendum.

A_Royal_AffairA Royal Affair: Denmark

A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician – and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.

War_WitchWar Witch: Canada

Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona a 14-year-old girl tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12.

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Who do you think will take home the award for Foreign Language Film this year?

About Aaron Westerman

Aaron Westerman is the Manager of Web Architecture for a national human services organization. When he's not busy tearing sites apart and rebuilding them, he spends his ever shrinking free time trying to keep up with his twins, reading works of translated literature, and watching far too many Oscar nominated movies.