‘Climax’, ‘Custody’ and ‘The Four Sisters’ among French Oscar submission candidates

Claire Denis, Thierry Frémaux are on the committee that will decide which French film will head to the Academy Awards.Gaspar Noé’s Climax, Xavier Legrand’s Custody and the late Claude Lanzmann’s last film The Four Sisters are among the films on the short list to be France’s Foreign Language submission will be announced tomorrow (September 21).A committee overseen by France’s National Cinema Centre (Cnc) will audition the producers and sales agents of the five pre-selected candidates tomorrow morning.The other two films in the running are Emmanuel Mouret’s Mademoiselle de Joncquières and Emmanuel Finkiel’s Memoir Of Pain.

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