The Info List - Oliver Schmitz

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Oliver Schmitz (born 1960) is a South African film director and screenwriter. His film Mapantsula was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival.[1] His 2010 film Life, Above All
Life, Above All
was also screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival and it was selected as the South African entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 83rd Academy Awards.[2] It made the shortlist of nominations announced in January 2011.[3]


1 Selected filmography 2 Awards 3 References 4 External links

Selected filmography[edit]

Mapantsula (1988) Hijack Stories (2000) Paris, je t'aime
Paris, je t'aime
(2006) Life, Above All
Life, Above All
(2010) Shepherds and Butchers (2016)


Black Reel Awards 2012 Nominated Black Reel Outstanding Foreign Film Dubai International Film Festival2010 Won Durban International Film Festival
Durban International Film Festival
2010 Won Best South African Film Muhr Asia Africa Special
Jury Prize Feature Oliver Schmitz Nominated Muhr AsiaAfrica Award Best Film - Feature Oliver Schmitz Image Awards 2012 Nominated Image Award Outstanding Foreign Motion Picture Leo Awards 2011 Won Leo Best Screenwriting in a Feature Length DramaDennis Foon National Board of Review, USA 2010 Won NBR Award Top Five Foreign Films


^ "Festival de Cannes: Mapantsula". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-07-30.  ^ "65 Countries Enter Race for 2010 Foreign Language Film Oscar". oscars.org. Retrieved 2010-10-16.  ^ "9 Foreign Language Films Continue to Oscar Race". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 

External links[edit]

Oliver Schmitz on IMDb

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 14981085 LCCN: n92096754 ISNI: 0000 0000 7840 1243 GND: 141239506 SUDOC: 140047271 BNF: cb14135800x (data)

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