The 1988 winner Pelle the Conqueror was a Swedish-Danish co-production, but was submitted by Denmark.In 2002 there was a bit of controversy as Sweden's submission Lilja 4-ever had most of its dialogue in Russian and not Swedish.‡ Dates and years listed for each ceremony were the eligibility period of film release in Los Angeles County, California.There were so many fun surprises that happened in between the more snooze-worthy parts of the show.(And some not-so-fun surprises, like winning, let's break down the best Oscar moments of the night—and the worst. In what will go down as one of the most shocking moments in Oscars history, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway mistakenly declared "). Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop the Feeling" opener This was a fun, energetic way to open up what is typically considered a rather stuffy show.It will compete for the top award at the big Oscars gala in February against ‘A Man Called Ove’ (Sweden), ' The Salesman' (Iran), ' Tanna' (Australia) and ' Toni Erdmann' (Germany).
Three Swedish films have won the Oscar: The Virgin Spring (1960), Through a Glass Darkly (1961) and Fanny and Alexander (1983).Sweden has submitted films for consideration in the Best Foreign Language Film category since the inaugural award in 1956.The Swedes have sent more films that any other country, except from France, Italy, Japan and Spain, and have only failed to submit a film one time in the past thirty years.For the first five ceremonies, the eligibility period was from August to July.For the 6th ceremony held in 1934, the eligibility period lasted from August 1, 1932 to December 31, 1933.