The Good Road out of the Oscar Race

The Good Road is probably one of the most critically acclaimed bollywood films that was ever made. Sadly though, the movie which managed to win over the other Indian films to go to the Oscars, could not make it to the nominations for the best Foreign language films category that was chosen by the Oscars.

The academy of motion picture arts and sciences recently announced the list of the films that are going to be nominated under the foreign language films category and The Good Road was not a part of it. Here’s the list of the nine films that made it to the list..,

1. The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium) – Director: Felix van Groeningen

2. An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – Director: Danis Tanovic

3. The Missing Picture (Cambodia) – Director: Rithy Panh

4. The Hunt (Denmark) – Director: Thomas Vinterberg

5. Two Lives (Germany) – Director: Georg Maas

6. The Grandmaster (Hong Kong) – Director: Wong Kar-wai

7. The Notebook (Hungary) – Director: Janos Szasz

8. The Great Beauty (Italy) – Director: Paolo Sorrentino

9. Omar (Palestine) – Director: Hany Abu-Assad

Out of these nine films, five films will be chosen by the time the nominations will be announced on the 16th of January 2014.

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