Pablo Larraín’s biopic and current Toronto International Film festival selection has been selected as Chile’s foreign-language Oscar submission.


Participant Media co-produced and financed Neruda with Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King serving as executive producers.

The Orchard is the North American distributor and will release the film on December 16.

Luis Gnecco and Gael Garcia Bernal star in the story about the famed poet and communist who takes flight from the authorities in the years after World War Two.

Guillermo Calderón wrote the screenplay.