Among the Latin American countries with the most recognitions at the Oscars, Argentina, for the moment, takes the cake with a total of 8 nominations for best international film and two statuettes won.
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The most recognized Latin American countries at the Oscars
Latin America, in the history of cinema, has earned a more than privileged place, which can be reflected not only in the Oscars, but in the great titles that, to this day, remain a key part of cinematographic culture. .
Total, according to official figuresthe region has to date a total of 28 Oscar nominations for Best International Film (known until 2019 as Best Foreign Language or Foreign Language Film) and Mexico, in particular, has the highest number of nominations (9) in this category, winning the award in 2019 with ‘Roma’, by Alfonso Cuarón.
However, as shown in the graph deposited at the top, Argentina is the country that has won the most statuettes, with two in the years of 1985 and 2018.
It should be noted that, in sum, there are nine Latin American countries that have participated in one of the most important categories of the Oscar Awards: however, only three of them have an award in their showcases, since The aforementioned Argentina and Mexico are joined by Chile, which took the top prize in the foreign language industry in 2018 with the film ‘A Fantastic Woman’.
This year, Mexico will once again be represented by three well-known “old men”, such as Guillermo del Toro, nominated in the category of Best Animated Film for ‘Pinocchio’, which premiered on Netflix at the end of 2022; Alejandro González Iñárritu also received a nomination in the Best Photography category with ‘Bard: False Chronicle of a Few Truths’; and Alfonso Cuarón, director of ‘Roma’, was nominated in the Best Short Film category with ‘Le Pupille’.