Bafta: “Argentina, 1985”, pre-nominated for Best Foreign Language Film

“Argentina, 1985”, a film by Santiago Mitre with Ricardo Darín and Peter Lanzani, was shortlisted in the category of Best Foreign Language Film at the 76th. edition of the Bafta awards of British cinema, which will take place on February 19. The film – which was the most watched of 2022 in national theaters – must wait until January 19 to know if it will be part of the final list of five international productions that will compete for the award, delivered by the Film and Television Academy of the United Kingdom. At the moment, the shortlist is completed with nine other titles, including “Sin novedad en el frente” (Germany, by Edward Berger), “Bardo, falsa crónica de unas pocos verdades” (Mexico, by Alejandro González Iñárritu), “Cerca” (Belgium, Lukas Dhont), “Corsage” (Austria, by Marie Kreutzer) and “Decision to leave” (South Korea, by Park Chan-wook). EO” (Poland, by Jerzy Skolimowski), “Holy Spider” (European co-production spoken in Persian, by Ali Abbasi), “The Quiet Girl” (Ireland, spoken in Gaelic, by Colm Bairéad) and “RRR” (India, by S.S. Rajamouli), complete the list of non-English-speaking films that also make up the category. In this way, Mitre’s film adds a new step in recognition within the circuit of prestigious awards in the industry, after obtaining nominations at the Goya, the Critics’ Choice Awards and the Golden Globes; in addition to being shortlisted in the race for the Oscars, which will announce their final candidacies on January 24.

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