Latvia's entry was selected by a commission made up of different industry experts. A total of six films were submitted for the competition, the National Film Center said.
The Mover is based on Inese Zandere's book Puika ar suni. The memorial dedicated to Lipke (1900–1987), who was able to save more than 50 Jews through the Second World War under Nazi occupation, was recently included on the official list of Latvia's protected cultural heritage.
The 92nd Oscars’ ceremony will take place on February 9, 2020 in Los Angeles.