The Best Director Oscar was won 16 times by someone who was born within the current EU. Name the director, the film(s) and the current country of their birthplace (if we use the current borders).

  • 1934 Frank Capra – It Happened One Night – Bisacquino, Sicily, Italy
  • 1938 Frank Capra – You can’t take it With You – Bisacquino, Sicily, Italy
  • 1942 William Wyler – Mrs Miniver – Müllhausen, France
  • 1943 Michael Curtiz – Casablanca – Budapest, Hungary
  • 1945 Billy Wilder – The Lost Weekend – Sucha Beskidzka, Poland
  • 1946 William Wyler – The Best Years of Our Lives – Müllhausen, France
  • 1953 Fred Zinnemann – From Here to Eternity – Rzezow, Poland
  • 1959 William Wyler – Ben-Hur – Müllhausen, France
  • 1960 Billy Wilder – The Apartment – Sucha Beskidzka, Poland
  • 1966 Fred Zinnemann – A Man for All Seasons – Rzezow, Poland
  • 1967 Mike Nicholls – The Graduate– Berlin, Germany
  • 1975 Milos Forman – One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest – Caslav, Czech Republic
  • 1984 Milos Forman – Amadeus – Caslav, Czech Republic
  • 1987 Bernardo Bertolucci – The Last Emperor – Parma, Italy
  • 2002 Roman Polanksi – The Pianist – Paris France
  • 2011 Michel Hazanavicius – The Artist – Paris, France

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