The following 13 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 34th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film which took place in 1962. The highlighted titles were the five nominated films, which came from Denmark, Japan, Mexico, Spain and Sweden.

For the second year in a row, the Oscar went to an Ingmar Bergman film from Sweden, this time for Through A Glass Darkly.[1]

Argentina, Austria and Switzerland submitted films for the first time. France and Italy both failed to be nominated for the first time since the introduction of the competitive award.


Submitting country Film title used in nomination Language(s) Original title Director(s) Result
 Argentina Summer Skin Spanish Piel de verano Leopoldo Torre Nilsson Not nominated
 Austria Jedermann German Jedermann Gottfried Reinhardt Not nominated
 Denmark Harry and the Butler Danish Harry og kammertjeneren Bent Christensen Nominated
 Egypt Love and Faith Arabic وا إسلاماه Enrico Bomba & Andrew Marton Not nominated
 France Last Year at Marienbad French L'Année dernière à Marienbad Alain Resnais Not nominated
 India Stree Hindi Stree Rajaram Vankudre Shantaram Not nominated
 Italy The Night Italian La Notte Michelangelo Antonioni Not nominated
 Japan Immortal Love Japanese 永遠の人 Keisuke Kinoshita Nominated
 Mexico The Important Man Spanish Ánimas Trujano Ismael Rodríguez Nominated
 Philippines The Moises Padilla Story Tagalog The Moises Padilla Story Gerardo de León Not nominated
 Spain Plácido Spanish Plácido Luis García Berlanga Nominated
 Sweden Through a Glass Darkly Swedish Såsom i en spegel Ingmar Bergman Won Academy Award
  Switzerland Die Schatten werden länger (Lengthening Shadows) German Die Schatten werden länger Ladislao Vajda Not nominated


  1. ^ "The 34th Academy Awards (1962) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-10-29.