Greg Zglinski's featuredebut Tout Un Hiver Sans Feu hasbeen selected as Switzerland's entry for the race for the Foreign LanguageOscar.

According toSwitzerland's Federal Office for Culture (BAK), Zglinski's film was chosen"for its broad cinematic staying power, its universally valid language,its sensitive mise-en-scene, its convincing screenplay and its cinematographywhich conveys a wonderful picture of our country."

At the beginningof this year, Tout Un Hiver Sans Feu won the Best Feature Film prize at the Swiss Film Awards andwas the first Swiss film in 15 years to be invited to the official competitionat Venice in 2004.