Argentina - Best Foreign Language Filmby BrunoRibeiro90 | created - 10 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Argentine submissions for the Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film
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2. The Old Young People (1962)
106 min | Drama
The frustrations felt by certain middle class youth in 1960s Argentina under the new presidency of Arturo Frondizi, one of whom works in the media, a criticism of the false moral values of that time.
4. The Truce (1974)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance
A man has to come to terms with his wasted youth, estranged family and grim prospects for the future.
5. Nazareno Cruz and the Wolf (1975)
92 min | Drama, Horror, Fantasy
Nazareno Cruz is the seventh son of a couple living in a high mountain village. According to a myth, a seventh son will become a wolf on nights of the full moon. Everyone in the village is ... See full summary »
6. Yesterday's Guys Used No Arsenic (1976)
110 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Mara Ordaz, a former diva who lives in a mansion away from the city and sorrounded by memories together with her husband, her doctor and the person in charge of the administration of her ... See full summary »
8. The Island (1979)
106 min | Drama
Follows the lives of several patients at an isolated psychiatric ward. The film focuses on the relationship between a young man who comes out of a coma and a young woman who is terrified of the outside world.
11. Camila (1984)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
In 1840's Buenos Aires, Argentina, a beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao, a Jesuit priest. After several failed attempts at fighting his own feelings, he ... See full summary »
12. The Official Story (1985)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, History, War
During the final months of Argentinian Military Dictatorship in 1983, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Votes: 7,105 | Gross: $0.03M
13. Tangos, the Exile of Gardel (1985)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Musical
Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star.
15. Veronico Cruz (1988)
Unrated | 95 min | Drama, War
A rural teacher in Jujuy, establishes a friendly relationship with the inhabitants of Chorcán , a small Andean village . Circumstances in EEE Outbreak of War of the Malvinas and one of his ... See full summary »
16. The Girlfriend (1988)
R | 110 min | Drama
María and Pancho are a happily married couple in a quiet, working-class suburb south of Buenos Aires, circa 1978. They share the grief over the disappearance of their eldest son Carlos.
17. I, the Worst of All (1990)
R | 105 min | Drama
A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The ... See full summary »
Votes: 547 | Gross: $0.05M
19. The Dark Side of the Heart (1992)
R | 127 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires where sometimes he has to sell his ideas to an advertising agency to make a living or exchange his poems for a steak. In Montevideo, he meets... See full summary »
20. Gatica, el mono (1993)
136 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
An Argentina film, which narrates the life of Argentine boxer José María Gatica, from his childhood until his tragic death in Buenos Aires in 1963.
21. A Shadow You Soon Will Be (1994)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama
A computer programmer who, after his train breaks down, takes to wandering aimlessly through remote regions of La Pampa, Viedma and Carhue. he meets a succession of equally lost souls, ... See full summary »
22. Wild Horses (1995)
Unrated | 122 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A road movie that begins when a man tries to rob a bank and the bank's clerk, a yuppie, pretends the thief has kidnapped him to help him run away. While they're running away, they meet a ... See full summary »
23. Eva Peron: The True Story (1996)
PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
Drama based on the life of Eva Peron, an obscure actress, who rose to become wife of Argentine strong-man President Juan Peron and one of the most powerful figures in Argentina until her death in 1952 at age 33.
24. Ashes of Paradise (1997)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who... See full summary »
25. Tango (1998)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Musical
Mario Suarez is a forty-something tango artist, whose wife Laura has left him. He leaves his apartment and starts preparing a film about tango.
Votes: 2,689 | Gross: $1.69M
28. Son of the Bride (2001)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama
At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn't spend enough time ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,989 | Gross: $0.62M
29. Kamchatka (2002)
106 min | Drama
The film is seen through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, Harry (Matías del Pozo), who does not know that Argentina's 1976 coup d'état is impacting his life. After witnessing the "... See full summary »
30. Valentin (I) (2002)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An 8-year-old boy, raised by his grandmother, is surrounded by problems in his family he finds only himself capable of solving.
Votes: 4,067 | Gross: $0.28M
31. Lost Embrace (2004)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy
In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where... See full summary »
Votes: 2,786 | Gross: $0.19M
33. Family Law (2006)
Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
As he adjusts to being a husband and father, Ariel Perelman meditates on the ways in which he is similar -- and so very different -- from his own dad.
Votes: 1,416 | Gross: $0.04M
34. XXY (2007)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance
The story of an intersexual fifteen-year-old. She lives with her parents, who have to cope with the challenges of her medical condition.
Votes: 12,513 | Gross: $0.05M
36. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Votes: 177,926 | Gross: $6.39M
37. Carancho (2010)
Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,236 | Gross: $0.09M
38. Six Shooters (2010)
R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Aballay was a bad tempered gaucho. After killing a man, the terrified look of the victim's son raised his consciousness about his savagery. Years go by, that kid's look doesn't leave him. Aballay knows that the kid will look for him.
39. Clandestine Childhood (2011)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama
Juan lives in clandestinity. Just like his mum, his dad and his adored uncle Beto, outside his home he has another name. At school, Juan is known as Ernesto. And he meets María, who only ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,229 | Gross: $0.01M
40. The German Doctor (2013)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, History, Thriller
The true story of an Argentine family who lived with Josef Mengele without knowing his true identity, and of a girl who fell in love with one of the biggest criminals of all time.
Votes: 6,045 | Gross: $0.41M
41. Wild Tales (2014)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Votes: 157,429 | Gross: $3.11M
43. The Distinguished Citizen (2016)
118 min | Comedy, Drama
A recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, who has been living in Europe for decades, accepts an invitation to receive a prize. In Argentina he finds both similarities and irreconcilable differences with the people of his hometown.
44. Zama (2017)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama
Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.
Votes: 4,479 | Gross: $0.20M
46. Heroic Losers (2019)
116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime