Talk about representing Latin America. Chilean filmmaker Miguel Littín is the only Latin American director to receive Academy Award nominations in the Best Foreign Language Film category for movies directed in two different countries. Littín earned his first nod for the 1975 Mexican film Actas de Marusia, and picked up his second nomination for the 1982 Nicaraguan film Alsino y el Condor.
Best Foreign Language Film, Actas de Marusia, 48th Academy Awards, Nominated
Best Foreign Language Film, Alsino and the Condor, 55th Academy Awards, Nominated