Directed by the Oscar-winning Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, "A Hero" made its international debut in the 74th Cannes Film Festival and received the Grand Prix.
"A Hero" was nominated for the Best Motion Picture award in the foreign language category, as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) revealed nominations last month.
The film was competing with "Compartment No. 6", "The Hand of God", "Parallel Mother", and "Drive My Car" which won the golden globe.
According to the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) website, this Academy has revealed its longlists of nominees across 24 categories for its upcoming film awards.
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15 films will go to Round Two of voting, from which five will be nominated.
“Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn”
“Compartment No. 6”
“Drive My Car”
“The Hand of God”
“I’m Your Man”
“The Most Beautiful Boy in the World”
“Paris, 13th District”
“Riders of Justice”
“The Worst Person in the World”
Round Two voting, to determine the nominations in the member-voted categories, will open between Jan. 14-27. Nominations will be announced on Feb 3. This will be followed by Round Three voting, to determine the winners, which will open between Feb. 9 and March 8.
The BAFTA Awards are set to take place in central London on March 13.