From the 63 foreign language films considered, the following nine films will advance to the next round of voting.
Listed in alphabetical order by country:
Austria, "The Counterfeiters,"
Stefan Ruzowitzky, director
Brazil, "The Year My Parents Went on Vacation,"
Cao Hamburger, director
Canada, "Days of Darkness,"
Denys Arcand, director
Joseph Cedar, director
Italy, "The Unknown,"
Giuseppe Tornatore, director
Sergei Bodrov, director
Poland, "Katyn," Andrzej Wajda
Nikita Mikhalkov, director
Serbia, "The Trap,"
Srdan Golubovic, director
Nominations for the 80th Academy Awards
will be announced Jan. 22 at 5:30 a.m. PST in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn
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