List of submissions to the 47th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

The following 19 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 47th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film which took place in 1975. The highlighted titles were the five nominated films, which came from Argentina, France, Hungary, Italy and Poland. Italy won the Oscar for Federico Fellini's slice-of-life comedy-drama, Amarcord.[1]

The USSR selected a film from the Kyrgyz Republic (with mostly Russian dialogue).

Japan submitted The Fossil, but the film was not listed on the official list from AMPAS. It appears likely that the film was not screened.


Submitting country Film title used in nomination Language(s) Original title Director(s) Result
 Argentina The Truce Spanish La Tregua Sergio Renán Nominated
 Belgium The Conscript Dutch De Loteling Roland Verhavert Not Nominated
 Brazil The Scarecrow's Night Portuguese A Noite do Espantalho Sérgio Ricardo Not Nominated
 Bulgaria The Last Summer Bulgarian Последно лято Hristo Hristov Not Nominated
 Czechoslovakia Lovers in the Year One Czech Milenci v roce jedna Jaroslav Balík Not Nominated
 Denmark The Olsen Gang's Last Escapade Danish Olsen-bandens sidste bedrifter Erik Balling Not Nominated
 Egypt Enslaved By the Past Arabic ?? ?? Not Nominated
 France Lacombe, Lucien French Lacombe Lucien Louis Malle Nominated
 West Germany One or the Other German Einer von uns beiden Wolfgang Petersen Not Nominated
 Hungary Cats' Play Hungarian Macskajáték Károly Makk Nominated
 India Hot Winds Urdu, Hindi Garam Hawa गरम हवा M. S. Sathyu Not Nominated
 Italy Amarcord Italian Amarcord Federico Fellini Won Academy Award
 Japan The Fossil Japanese 化石 Masaki Kobayashi Not Nominated
 Mexico Calzonzin Inspector Spanish Calzonzin Inspector Alfonso Arau Not Nominated
 Netherlands Help! The Doctor Is Drowning Dutch Help, de dokter verzuipt! Nikolai van der Heyde Not Nominated
 Poland The Deluge Polish Potop Jerzy Hoffman Nominated
 Spain La Prima Angelica Spanish La Prima Angélica Carlos Saura Not Nominated
  Switzerland The Middle of the World French Le Milieu du monde Alain Tanner Not Nominated
 Soviet Union The Ferocious One Russian Лютый Tolomush Okeyev Not Nominated
 Yugoslavia The Dervish and Death Serbo-Croatian Derviš i smrt Zdravko Velimirović Not Nominated


  1. "The 47th Academy Awards (1975) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 10 December 2011.


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