The following 13 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 35th Academy Awards (1963) in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The titles highlighted in blue and yellow were the five nominated films, which came from Brazil, France, Greece, Italy and Mexico.

France won the award for Sundays and Cybele, a drama about a young girl who meets a shell-shocked Vietnam War veteran.[1]

South Korea submitted a film for the first time.


Submitting country Film title used in nomination Language(s) Original title Director(s) Result
 Argentina The Sad Young Men Spanish Los Jóvenes viejos Rodolfo Kuhn Not nominated
 Brazil Keeper of Promises Portuguese O Pagador de Promessas Anselmo Duarte Nominated
 Egypt Chased by the Dogs Arabic اللص والكلاب Kamal El Sheikh Not nominated
 France Sundays and Cybele French Les Dimanches de Ville d'Avray Serge Bourguignon Won Academy Award
 Greece Electra Greek Ηλέκτρα Michael Cacoyannis Nominated
 India Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam Hindi साहिब बीबी और गुलाम Abrar Alvi Not nominated
 Italy The Four Days of Naples Italian Le Quattro giornate di Napoli Nanni Loy Nominated
 Japan Being Two Isn't Easy Japanese 私は二歳 Kon Ichikawa Not nominated
 South Korea My Mother and the Roomer Korean 사랑방 손님과 어머니 Shin Sang-ok Not nominated
 Mexico Tlayucan Spanish Tlayucan Luis Alcoriza Nominated
 Norway Cold Tracks Norwegian Kalde spor Arne Skouen Not nominated
 Spain Dulcinea Spanish Dulcinea Vicente Escrivá Not nominated
 Sweden The Mistress Swedish Älskarinnan Vilgot Sjöman Not nominated


  1. ^ "The 35th Academy Awards (1963) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-11-01.