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In Full: BBC Four World Cinema Award nominees

Six films have made the shortlist for the award, including two animations. The winner will be announced on Saturday, January 24.

Belleville Rendez-Vous
Director Sylvain Chomet, France / Belgium / Canada
First-time director Sylvain Chomet's inventive animated tale about a young cyclist who’s kidnapped during the Tour de France.

City of God
Director Fernando Meirelles, Co-director Kátia Lund, Brazil / France / USA
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths in one of the most exhilarating films of the year.

Etre et Avoir
Director Nicolas Philibert, France
French documentary about an inspirational teacher in a rural one-room school that's charmed audiences around the world.

Good Bye Lenin!
Director Wolfgang Becker, Germany
The collapse of the Berlin Wall brings more headaches than rejoicing in this blackly comic German satire.

Spirited Away
Director Hayao Miyazaki, USA / Japan
Oscar-winning animation that follows a 10-year-old girl's journey into a world of spirits ruled by witches and monsters.

The Man Without a Past
Director Aki Kaurismäki, Finland / Germany / France
Aki Kaurismaki (Leningrad Cowboys Go America) brings his typically oddball worldview to a minimalist tale of a man with amnesia.
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