A record 46 countries have submitted films to the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for consideration for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar to be presented during the Academy Award ceremony on March 25.

The Academy unveiled the full list which exceeds the previous record of 45 set in 1994 and repeated last year. Among some of the films not yet announced are Hey! Ram from India and 6ixty Nin9 from Thailand.

Of the 46 films, only nine have US distribution to date. Sony Pictures Classics has Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Me You Them and Vertical Ray Of The Sun; Independent Artists has 27 Missing Kisses; Lions Gate Films has Amores Perros; Lot 47 has Chunhyang; Offline/Artistic License has The Taste Of Others; Shooting Gallery has A Time For Drunken Horses and USA Films has In The Mood For Love.

For a full analysis of the list and potential Oscar nominees, see Screen International this Friday (Nov 24).

Little Senegal (Rachid Bouchareb)
Argentina Felicidades (Emilio Bender)
Austria The Stranger (Gotz Spielmann)
Belgium Everybody Famous (Dominique Deruddere)
Brazil Me You Them (Andrucha Waddington)
Bulgaria Letter To America (Iglika Triffonova)
Canada Maelstrom (Denis Villeneuve)
Chile Coronation (Silvio Caiozzi)
China Breaking The Silence (Sun Zhou)
Croatia Marshal Tito's Spirit (Vinko Bresan)
Czech Republic Divided We Fall (Jan Hrebejk)
Denmark A Place Nearby (Kaspar Rostrup)
Ecuador Dreams From The Middle Of The World (Carlos Naranjo Estrella)
Finland Seven Songs From The Tundra (Anastasia Lapsui & Markku
France The Taste Of Others (Agnes Jaoui)
Georgia 27 Missing Kisses (Nana Djordjadze)
Germany No Place To Go (Oscar Roehler)
Greece Peppermint (Costas Kapakas)
Hong Kong In The Mood For Love (Wong Kar-Wai)
Hungary Glamour (Frigyes Godros)
Iceland Angels Of The Universe (Fridrik Thor Fridriksson)
India Hey! Ram (Kamal Haasan)
Iran A Time For Drunken Horses (Bahman Ghobadi)
Israel Time Of Favor (Joseph Cedar)
Italy The Hundred Steps (Marco Tullio Giordana)
Japan When The Rain Lifts (Takashi Koizumi)
Korea Chunhyang (Im Kwon-Taek)
Mexico Love's A Bitch (Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu)
Morocco Ali Zaoua (Nabyl Ayouch)
Nepal Mask Of Desire (Tsering Rhitar Sherpa)
The Netherlands Little Crumb (Maria Peters)
Norway Odd Little Man (Stein Leikanger)
The Philippines Anak (Rory B Quintos)
Poland Life As A Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (Krzysztof Zanussi)
Portugal Too Late (Jose Nacimento)
Russia His Wife's Diary (Alexei Uchitel)
Slovak Republic Landscape (Martin Sulik)
Spain You're The One (Jose Luis Garci)
Sweden Songs From The Second Floor (Roy Andersson)
Switzerland Gripsholm (Xavier Koller)
Taiwan Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee)
Thailand 6ixty Nin9 (Pen-ek Ratanaruang)
Turkey Run For Money (Reha Erdem)
Venezuela Devil Gold (Jose Ramon Novoa)
Vietnam Vertical Ray Of The Sun (Tran Anh Hung)
Yugoslavia Sky Hook (Ljubisa Samardzic)