Veteran directorJean-Paul Rappeneau's Bon Voyage has been selected as France's contender for the foreign-languageOscar.

Thefilm, which stars Isabelle Adjani, Virginie Ledoyen, Yvan Attal,Gregori Derangere andGerard Depardieu, is a romantic drama set against the period when France was losing ground in WWII.

The director, who previouslydirected foreign-language box office champion Cyrano De Bergerac, was previously nominated for an Oscar some 38years ago with a best screenplay nomination for L'Homme De Rio.