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The Best Foreign Language Movies Of All-time

Best Foreign Language Movies Of All-Time

“What are the Best Foreign Language Movies Of All-time?” We looked at 640 of the top Foreign films, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 76 films, all appearing on 4 or more “Best Foreign Language” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 550+ movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

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Top 76 Foreign Language Movies Of All-Time



76 .) Andrei Rublev (1966) directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

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An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses a brutal battle and unintentionally becomes involved, he takes a vow of silence and spends time away from his work. As he begins to ease his troubled soul, he takes steps towards becoming a painter once again.

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75 .) Au Hasard Balthazar (1966) directed by Robert Bresson

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The story of a mistreated donkey and the people around him. A study on saintliness and a sister piece to Bresson’s Mouchette.

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74 .) Belle de Jour (1967) directed by Luis Bunuel

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Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine begins to work there during the day under the name Belle de Jour. But when one of her clients grows possessive, she must try to go back to her normal life.

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73 .) Delicatessen directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet

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This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his next slaughter victim things turn into chaos.

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72 .) Dogtooth (2009) directed by Yorgos Lanthimos

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Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family abode is instantly assigned a new meaning. Hence ‘the sea’ refers to a large armchair and ‘zombies’ are little yellow flowers. Having invented a brother whom they claim to have ostracized for his disobedience, the uber-controlling parents terrorize their offspring into submission.

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71 .) Forbidden Games (1951) directed by Rene Clement

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Orphaned after a Nazi air raid, Paulette, a young Parisian girl, runs into Michel, an older peasant boy, and the two quickly become close. Together, they try to make sense of the chaotic and crumbling world around them, attempting to cope with death as they create a burial ground for Paulette’s deceased pet dog. Eventually, however, Paulette’s stay with Michel’s family is threatened by the harsh realities of wartime.

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70 .) Hero directed by Zhang Yimou

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One man defeated three assassins who sought to murder the most powerful warlord in pre-unified China.

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69 .) Hidden/Cache directed by Michael Haneke

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A married couple is terrorized by a series of videotapes planted on their front porch.

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68 .) Ida (2013) directed by Paweł Pawlikowski

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Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

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67 .) Incendies (2010) directed by Denis Villeneuve

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A mother’s last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad’s acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults’ voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.

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66 .) Kagemusha (1980) directed by Akira Kurosawa

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When a warlord dies, a peasant thief is called upon to impersonate him, in order to protect his clan from appearing weak and vulnerable. But he finds himself haunted by the warlord’s spirit as well as his own ambitions.

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65 .) Le Samouraï directed by Jean-Pierre Melville

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Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.

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64 .) Leviathan (2014) directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev

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In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man’s arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.

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63 .) Memories of Murder (2003) directed by Bong Joon-ho

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1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about a serial murderer grow louder. A special task force is set up in the area, with two local detectives Park Doo-Man and Jo Young-Goo joined by a detective from Seoul who requested to be assigned to the case.

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62 .) Pather Panchali (1955) directed by Satyajit Ray

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The film is a coming-of-age story of a young boy named Apu, and life in his small Indian village in the early years of the 20th century. Apu is born to a poor Brahmin family in Bengal. His father Harihar is a priest who dreams of becoming a successful poet and a playwright; he does not earn enough, but the mother Sarbajaya keeps the family going. Because of their limited resources, Sarbajaya resents having to share her home with Harihar’s elderly cousin: the old and helpless cripple Indir. Apu’s sister Durga is always getting into trouble for stealing guavas from the neighbour’s orchards for Indir. She cares for Apu like a good older sister but loves to affectionately tease him. Together, they make do with what they have and enjoy the simple joys of life.

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61 .) Persepolis (2007) directed by Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi

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In 1970s Iran, Marjane ‘Marji’ Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family of a long dream being fulfilled of the hated Shah’s defeat in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. However as Marji grows up, she witnesses first hand how the new Iran, now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, has become a repressive tyranny on its own.

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60 .) Raise the Red Lantern directed by Zhang Yimou

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China in the 1920s. After her father’s death, 19 year old Songlian is forced to marry the much older lord of a powerful family. With three wives already, each living in a separate house within the great castle, there is fierce competition for his attention and the privileges that are gained. This competition gets out of hand…

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59 .) Ran directed by Akira Kurosawa

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In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how their new-found power will corrupt them.

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58 .) Sansho the Bailiff (1954) directed by Kenji Mizoguchi

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In medieval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.

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57 .) Solaris (1972) directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

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A psychologist is sent to a space station orbiting a planet called Solaris to investigate the death of a doctor and the mental problems of cosmonauts on the station. He soon discovers that the water on the planet is a type of brain which brings out repressed memories and obsessions.

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56 .) The Intouchables (2011) directed by Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache

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A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

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55 .) The Wages of Fear directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot

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In the South American jungle, supplies of nitroglycerine are needed at a remote oil field. The oil company pays four men to deliver the supplies in two trucks. A tense rivalry develops between the two sets of drivers on the rough remote roads where the slightest jolt can result in death.

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54 .) Throne of Blood (1957) directed by Akira Kurosawa

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Returning to their lord’s castle, samurai warriors Washizu and Miki are waylaid by a spirit who predicts their futures. When the first part of the spirit’s prophecy comes true, Washizu’s scheming wife, Asaji, presses him to speed up the rest of the spirit’s prophecy by murdering his lord and usurping his place. Director Akira Kurosawa’s resetting of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” in feudal Japan is one of his most acclaimed films.

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53 .) Viridiana (1961) directed by Luis Buñuel

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Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.

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52 .) Yi Yi (2000) directed by Edward Yang

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Each member of a family in Taipei asks hard questions about life’s meaning as they live through everyday quandaries.

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51 .) A Prophet (2009) directed by Jacques Audiard

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Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of a group of Corsicans who enforce their rule in the prison. As the ‘missions’ go by, he toughens himself and wins the confidence of the Corsican group.

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50 .) Come and See (1985) directed by Elem Klimov

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The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family’s wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.

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49 .) Das Boot directed by Wolfgang Peterson

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A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.

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48 .) Fanny and Alexander (1982) directed by Ingmar Bergman

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Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.

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47 .) High and Low (1963) directed by Akira Kurosawa

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An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur’s son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

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46 .) Infernal Affairs (2002) directed by Alan Mak, Andrew Lau

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Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, respectively, race against time to expose the mole within their midst.

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45 .) Jules and Jim (1962) directed by Francois Truffaut

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In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim… This is the story of three people in love, a love which does not affect their friendship, and about how their relationship evolves with the years.

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44 .) L’Avventura (1960) directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

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In Michelangelo Antonioni’s classic of Italian cinema, two lovely young women, Claudia and Anna, join the latter’s lover, Sandro, on a boat trip to a remote volcanic island. When Anna goes missing, an extensive search is launched. In the meantime, Sandro and Claudia become involved in a romance despite Anna’s disappearance, though the relationship suffers from the guilt and tension brought about by the looming mystery.

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43 .) La Strada (1954) directed by Federico Fellini

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A traveling strongman, Zampano, repays the death of Rosa, his assistant, by offering the same job to little sister Gelsomina, whose mother receives compensation in return.

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42 .) Run Lola Run (1998) directed by Tom Tykwer

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Lola receives a phone call from her boyfriend Manni. He lost 100,000 DM in a subway train that belongs to a very bad guy. She has 20 minutes to raise this amount and meet Manni. Otherwise, he will rob a store to get the money. Three different alternatives may happen depending on some minor event along Lola’s run.

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41 .) The Hunt (2012) directed by Thomas Vinterberg

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A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

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40 .) Wings of Desire directed by Wim Wenders

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Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds — with some words of wisdom from actor Peter Falk — that it might be possible for him to take human form.

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39 .) Z (1969) directed by Constantin Costa-Gavras

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Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises troubling questions. Though it’s too late to save Z’s life, a postmortem examination suggests that the ruling party was behind his death. As the facts leak out, those who tell the truth pay the price for their honesty.

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38 .) A Separation (2011) directed by Asghar Farhadi

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A married couple are faced with a difficult decision – to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer’s disease.

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37 .) All About My Mother directed by Pedro Almodovar

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A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress’ autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy’s father about the death of the son he never knew he had.

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36 .) Amores Perros (2000) directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

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Three different people in Mexico City are catapulted into dramatic and unforeseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel’s designer pooch disappears into the apartment’s floorboards; and an ex-radical turned hit man rescues a gunshot Rotweiler.

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35 .) Good Bye Lenin! (2003) directed by Wolfgang Becker

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An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid shocking her which could lead to another heart attack.

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34 .) La Haine (1995) directed by Mathieu Kassovitz

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Aimlessly whiling away their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz, Hubert, and Said — a Jew, African, and an Arab — give human faces to France’s immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their social marginalization slowly simmering until it reaches a climactic boiling point.

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33 .) Let The Right One In directed by Tomas Alfredson

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Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor Eli, who only appears at night in the snow-covered playground outside their building.

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32 .) Life Is Beautiful (1997) directed by Roberto Benigni

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A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole thing is just a game.

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31 .) Spirited Away (2001) directed by Hayao Miyazaki

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A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.

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30 .) Wild Strawberries (1957) directed by Ingmar Bergman

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Crotchety retired doctor Isak Borg travels from Stockholm to Lund, Sweden, with his pregnant and unhappy daughter-in-law, Marianne, in order to receive an honorary degree from his alma mater. Along the way, they encounter a series of hitchhikers, each of whom causes the elderly doctor to muse upon the pleasures and failures of his own life. These include the vivacious young Sara, a dead ringer for the doctor’s own first love.

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29 .) Yojimbo (1961) directed by Akira Kurosawa

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A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant Tazaemon and sake merchant Tokuemon to hire him as a personal bodyguard, then artfully sets in motion a full-scale gang war between the two ambitious and unscrupulous men.

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28 .) Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972) directed by Werner Herzog

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A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who cares only about riches, becomes their leader. But will his quest lead them to “the golden city”, or to certain destruction?

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27 .) Breathless (1960) directed by Jean-Luc Godard

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A young car thief kills a policeman and tries to persuade a girl to hide in Italy with him.

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26 .) Ikiru (1952) directed by Akira Kurosawa

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Kanji Watanabe is a middle-aged man who has worked in the same monotonous bureaucratic position for decades. Learning he has cancer, he starts to look for the meaning of his life.

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25 .) The Battle of Algiers (1966) directed by Gillo Pontecorvo

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Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in 1957. The film traces the rebels’ struggle and the increasingly extreme measures taken by the French government to quell the revolt.

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24 .) The Conformist (1970) directed by Bernardo Bertolucci

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A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

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23 .) The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972) directed by Luis Bunuel

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In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.

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22 .) Three Colors directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski

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Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts Valentine with the dog, but her possessive boyfriend won’t allow her to keep it. When she returns with the dog to the judge’s house, she discovers him listening in on his neighbors’ phone conversations. At first Valentine is outraged, but her debates with the judge over his behavior soon leads them to form a strange bond.

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21 .) Persona (1966) directed by Ingmar Bergman

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A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to Elisabeth constantly, never receiving any answer. Alma eventually confesses her secrets to a seemingly sympathetic Elisabeth and finds that her own personality is being submerged into Elisabeth’s persona.

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20 .) The Secret in Their Eyes (2009) directed by Juan José Campanella

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A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior – both of which still haunt him decades later.

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19 .) Tokyo Story (1953) directed by Yasujirō Ozu

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An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city, but the children have little time for them.

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18 .) 8½ (1963) directed by Federico Fellini

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With 8½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.

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17 .) Amélie (2001) directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet

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At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own love story?

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16 .) Cinema Paradiso (1988) directed by Giuseppe Tornatore

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A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village’s theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater’s projectionist.

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15 .) Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) directed by Ang Lee

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Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman’s daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

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14 .) M (1931) directed by Fritz Lang

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In this classic German thriller, Hans Beckert, a serial killer who preys on children, becomes the focus of a massive Berlin police manhunt. Beckert’s heinous crimes are so repellant and disruptive to city life that he is even targeted by others in the seedy underworld network. With both cops and criminals in pursuit, the murderer soon realizes that people are on his trail, sending him into a tense, panicked attempt to escape justice.

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13 .) Oldboy (2003) directed by Park Chan-wook

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With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.

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12 .) Rashomon (1950) directed by Akira Kurosawa

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Brimming with action while incisively examining the nature of truth, “Rashomon” is perhaps the finest film ever to investigate the philosophy of justice. Through an ingenious use of camera and flashbacks, Kurosawa reveals the complexities of human nature as four people recount different versions of the story of a man’s murder and the rape of his wife.

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11 .) Seven Samurai (1954) directed by Akira Kurosawa

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A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him teach the people how to defend themselves, and the villagers provide the soldiers with food. A giant battle occurs when 40 bandits attack the village.

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10 .) The 400 Blows (1959) directed by Francois Truffaut

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For young Parisian boy Antoine Doinel, life is one difficult situation after another. Surrounded by inconsiderate adults, including his neglectful parents, Antoine spends his days with his best friend, Rene, trying to plan for a better life. When one of their schemes goes awry, Antoine ends up in trouble with the law, leading to even more conflicts with unsympathetic authority figures.

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9 .) Y Tu Mamá También (2001) directed by Alfonso Cuaron

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In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

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8 .) City of God (2002) directed by Fernando Merielles

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Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by the point of view of the narrator, Buscapé. Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes…

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7 .) Downfall (2004) directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel

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In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

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6 .) Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) directed by Guillermo Del Toro

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Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must complete three terrifying tasks.

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5 .) La Dolce Vita (1960) directed by Federico Fellini

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Episodic journey of an Italian journalist scouring Rome in search of love.

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4 .) The Lives of Others (2006) directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

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A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system.

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3 .) In the Mood for Love (2000) directed by Wong Kar-wai

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A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they both don’t want to be lonely in their marriage.

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2 .) The Seventh Seal (1957) directed by Ingmar Bergman

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When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for his life. Tormented by the belief that God does not exist, Block sets off on a journey, meeting up with traveling players Jof and his wife, Mia, and becoming determined to evade Death long enough to commit one redemptive act while he still lives.

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1 .) Bicycle Thieves (1948) directed by Vittorio De Sica

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Antonio, an unemployed man in the depressed post-WWII economy of Italy, at last finds a good job hanging up posters, the only requirement for which is that he must have his own bicycle. When Antonio’s bicycle is stolen, he and his son are forced to walk the streets of Rome in search of it, or else face ruin.

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77AmarcordFederico FelliniEddie On Film
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78Au Revoir Les Enfants (Goodbye, Children)Louis MalleNight Hawk News
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79Band of Outsiders (1964)Eddie On Film
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80Battle Royale (2000)Empire Online
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81Battleship PotemkinEmpire Online
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82
Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
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83Cyrano De BergeracEmpire Online
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84Day for NightFrancois TruffautEddie On Film
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85Farewell My ConcubineEmpire Online
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86Grand Illusion (1937)Eddie On Film
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87Irreversible (2002)Den Of Geek
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88Knife in the WaterRoman PolanskiEmpire Online
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89La Belle et la Bete (1946)Jean CocteauEmpire Online
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90MetropolisFritz LangEmpire Online
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91My Neighbor TotoroHiyao MiyazakiEmpire Online
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92My Night at Maud’s (1969)Eddie On Film
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93Nights of CabiriaFederico FelliniEddie On Film
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94NosferatuF.W. MurnauEmpire Online
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95RififiEddie On Film
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96Rome, Open City (1945)Empire Online
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97Talk to HerPedro AlmodovarEddie On Film
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98The Decalogue (1988)Eddie On Film
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99
The Rules of the Game (1939)
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100
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
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101Waltz With Bashir (2008)Den Of Geek
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102Wild Tales (2014)IMDB
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103Woman in the DunesEddie On Film
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104Women on the Verge of a Nervous BreakdownPedro AlmodovarEmpire Online
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1053 Idiots (2009)Gear Patrol
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106
4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days
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107A Nous la Liberte (1931)Rene ClairFilm Site
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108
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)
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109Army of ShadowsJean-Pierre MelvilleEddie On Film
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110Ashes and Diamonds (1958)Empire Online
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111
Battle of Algiers (La Battaglia di Algeri)
Empire Online
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112Biutiful (2010)List Challenges
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113
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
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114Central StationThe Guardian
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115Children Of HeavenRanker
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116Children of ParadiseMarcel CarneEddie On Film
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117Contempt (1963)Eddie On Film
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118Cries and WhispersIngmar BergmanEddie On Film
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119Day of Wrath (1943)Eddie On Film
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120DiaboliqueHenri-Georges ClouzetIMDB
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121Flame & Citron (2008)Gear Patrol
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122Gate of HellTeinosuke KinugasaNight Hawk News
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123Ghost In The ShellEmpire Online
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124Girlhood (2014)Indie Wire
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125Grave of the FirefliesIsao TakahataNight Hawk News
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126HarakiriMasaki KobayashiFlick Chart
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127
Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)
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128Holy Motors (2012)Indie Wire
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129House of Flying DaggersZhang YimouEmpire Online
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130Il PostinoMichael RadfordNight Hawk News
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131IntouchablesGear Patrol
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132
Jean de Florette/ Manon des Sources
Empire Online
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133L’Atalante (1934)Eddie On Film
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134L’Eclisse (1962)Eddie On Film
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135La Grande IllusionEmpire Online
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136La Règle du JeuEmpire Online
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137LagaanEmpire Online
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138
Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
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139Loves of a BlondeEmpire Online
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140Mommy (2014)Indie Wire
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141Mother IndiaEmpire Online
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142Night WatchDen Of Geek
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143No (2012)The Playlist
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144
Nostalgia for the Light (2010)
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145Nowhere in AfricaCaroline LinkNight Hawk News
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146OrpheusEddie On Film
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147Playtime (1967)Eddie On Film
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148Poetry (2010)BFI
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149Princess MononokeHayao MiyazakiNight Hawk News
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150RinguHideo NakataEmpire Online
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151Russian Ark (2002)Den Of Geek
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152Scenes from a MarriageIngmar BergmanEddie On Film
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153Shoot the Piano PlayerFrancois TruffautEddie On Film
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154Smiles of a Summer NightIngmar BergmanEddie On Film
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155SuspiriaEddie On Film
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156Tabu (2012)BFI
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157
That Obscure Object of Desire
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158The Barbarian InvasionsDenys ArcandNight Hawk News
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159
The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
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160
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972)
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161The Blue Angel (1930)Eddie On Film
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162The BridgeBernhard WickiNight Hawk News
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163The Cabinet of Dr. CaligariRobert WieneNight Hawk News
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164The ClassFluent U
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165The Cranes are FlyingMikhail KalatozovEddie On Film
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166
The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
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167
The Earrings of Madame De… (1953)
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168
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964)
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169The Host (2006)Den Of Geek
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170The Red Balloon (1956)Gear Patrol
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171
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
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172
The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
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173The Virgin SpringIngmar BergmanNight Hawk News
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174Through a Glass DarklyIngmar BergmanNight Hawk News
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175Toni ErdmannIndie Wire
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176Tsotsi (2005)Den Of Geek
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177
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)
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178Volver (2006)Den Of Geek
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17910Empire Online
180[REC]Den Of Geek
18113 AssassinsFluent U
1822046 (Hong Kong, 2004)Den Of Geek
18335 Shots of RumIndie Wire
18438′Wikipedia
1858 WomenFrancois OzonNight Hawk News
186A Bout de SouffleEmpire Online
187A Chef in LoveWikipedia
188A Fantastic WomanWikipedia
189
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night” (2014)
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190A Man and a WomanWikipedia
191A Man Called OveWikipedia
192
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
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193A Place in the WorldWikipedia
194A Royal AffairWikipedia
195A Simple StoryWikipedia
196A Special DayWikipedia
197A Touch of Zen (1969)Time Out
198A Very Long EngagementJean-Pierre JeunetNight Hawk News
199A WarWikipedia
200Ådalen 31Wikipedia
201After the WeddingWikipedia
202AjamiWikipedia
203AkiraEmpire Online
204All Things FairWikipedia
205Alsino and the CondorWikipedia
206AmourWikipedia
207And Your Mother TooFluent U
208Angry HarvestWikipedia
209Antonia’s LineWikipedia
210Apu trilogyRanker
211Arms and the ManWikipedia
212As It Is in HeavenWikipedia
213
At Five In The Afternoon (Iran, 2003)
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214Autumn SonataIngmar BergmanNight Hawk News
215Babel (2006)List Challenges
216Babette’s FeastWikipedia
217Bamako” (2006)The Playlist
218Bande A PartEmpire Online
219Battle of NeretvaWikipedia
220BeaufortWikipedia
221BEAUTY AND THE BEASTEddie On Film
222Before the RainWikipedia
223Belle EpoqueWikipedia
224
Belleville Rendezvous/The Triplets Of Belleville (France, 2003)
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225Betty BlueWikipedia
226Bewitched LoveWikipedia
227Beyond SilenceWikipedia
228Beyond the WallsWikipedia
229Black and White in ColorWikipedia
230Black OrpheusWikipedia
231Blood on the LandWikipedia
232Blow UpRanker
233BLUEEddie On Film
234
Boudu Saved From Drowning (1932)
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235BPMIndie Wire
236BullheadWikipedia
237Burnt by the SunWikipedia
238CamilaWikipedia
239Camille ClaudelWikipedia
240CarmenWikipedia
241CasshernDen Of Geek
242Cats’ PlayWikipedia
243Central Do BrasilEmpire Online
244Certified Copy” (2010)The Playlist
245CharacterWikipedia
246Chico & RitaDen Of Geek
247Children of NatureWikipedia
248Christiane F. (1981)List Challenges
249CHUNGKING EXPRESSEddie On Film
250CLEO FROM 5 TO 7Eddie On Film
251Close to EdenWikipedia
252Close-Up (1990)Time Out
253Closely Observed TrainsEmpire Online
254Closely Watched TrainsWikipedia
255Cold FishFluent U
256Colonel RedlWikipedia
257ConfidenceWikipedia
258Consequences Of LoveDen Of Geek
259
Coup de Torchon (‘Clean Slate’)
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260Course CompletedWikipedia
261Cousin CousineWikipedia
262Cria! (1975)Film Site
263DaensWikipedia
264Dangerous LiaisonsFluent U
265Dangerous MovesWikipedia
266Days of GloryWikipedia
267Dear JohnWikipedia
268DekalogEmpire Online
269DeparturesWikipedia
270Dersu UzalaWikipedia
271DevdasEmpire Online
272Devdas (India, 2002)Den Of Geek
273
Diary of a Country Priest (1950)
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274Divided We FallWikipedia
275Dodes’ka-denWikipedia
276Double FeatureWikipedia
277Dr. MabuseFilm Site
278Dust of LifeWikipedia
279Earth (1930)Film Site
280East-WestWikipedia
281Eat Drink Man WomanWikipedia
282Eden” (2014)The Playlist
283ElectraWikipedia
284Elevator to the GallowsLouis MalleNight Hawk News
285Elle (2016)List Challenges
286EllingWikipedia
287Embrace of the SerpentWikipedia
288Entre NousWikipedia
289Etre Et AvoirDen Of Geek
290Europa ’51 (1952)Film Site
291Europa EuropaAgnieszka HollandNight Hawk News
292Everybody’s Famous!Wikipedia
293Everyone Else” (2009)The Playlist
294EvilWikipedia
295EYES WITHOUT A FACEEddie On Film
296Face to FaceIngmar BergmanNight Hawk News
297Farinelli: Il CastratoWikipedia
298Fat GirlThe Playlist
299FaustF.W. MurnauNight Hawk News
300FestenEmpire Online
301First LoveWikipedia
302Flight of the EagleWikipedia
303Floating Weeds (1959)Film Site
304Flowers of Shanghai (1998)Time Out
305FootnoteWikipedia
306Force MajeureIndie Wire
307Four Days in SeptemberWikipedia
308
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1
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309Gates of ParisWikipedia
310Gertrud (1965)Film Site
311GervaiseWikipedia
312Get Out Your HandkerchiefsWikipedia
313GodzillaEmpire Online
314Gomorrah (Italy, 2008)Den Of Geek
315Goodbye First Love (2011)BFI
316
Goodbye Lenin! (Germany, 2003)
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317Goodbye to LanguageIndie Wire
318HanussenWikipedia
319Hard BoiledEmpire Online
320Harp of BurmaWikipedia
321Harry and the ButlerWikipedia
322Hedd WynWikipedia
323HeimatEmpire Online
324High TensionDen Of Geek
325HimalayaWikipedia
326Hoa-BinhWikipedia
327Hotaru No Haka (1988)List Challenges
328Howl’s Moving CastleDen Of Geek
329HungariansWikipedia
330I Even Met Happy GypsiesWikipedia
331I Love You RosaWikipedia
332I WishThe Playlist
333Il ConformistaEmpire Online
334Immortal LoveWikipedia
335In a Better WorldWikipedia
336In DarknessWikipedia
337IndochineWikipedia
338Inglourious Basterds (2009)List Challenges
339InnocenceDen Of Geek
340
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
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341IphigeniaWikipedia
342Iron MonkeyEmpire Online
343Ivan the Terrible Part ISergei EisensteinNight Hawk News
344Ivan’s ChildhoodAndrei TarkovskyNight Hawk News
345Jacob the LiarWikipedia
346
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975)
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347Jesus of MontrealWikipedia
348
Jodai-E Nader Az Simin (2011)
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349Journey of HopeWikipedia
350Joyeux NoëlWikipedia
351Ju DouWikipedia
352KapòWikipedia
353KatyńWikipedia
354
Keeper of Promises (The Given Word)
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355KolyaWikipedia
356Kon-TikiWikipedia
357Korol LirGrigori KozintsevNight Hawk News
358Kung Fu HustleDen Of Geek
359KwaidanWikipedia
360L’InvitationWikipedia
361L’AvventuraGear Patrol
362La Chienne (1931)Film Site
363La Jetée (1962)Time Out
364La VenganzaWikipedia
365La VéritéWikipedia
366Lacombe, LucienWikipedia
367Lamerica (1994)Film Site
368Land of MineWikipedia
369
Landscape in the Mist (1988)
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370LATE SPRINGEddie On Film
371Le BalWikipedia
372Le Boucher (1969)Film Site
373Le Jour Se Leve (1939)Film Site
374Lebanon (Israel, 2009)Den Of Geek
375Leningrad CowboysEmpire Online
376Les Diabolique (1955)Film Site
377Les Enfants du ParadisThe Guardian
378Les MiserablesClaude LelouchNight Hawk News
379Les Quatres Cent CoupsEmpire Online
380
Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
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381Letters from MarusiaWikipedia
382Like Someone in LoveIndie Wire
383Like Water for ChocolateFluent U
384Linda Linda LindaFluent U
385Live for LifeWikipedia
386Lola (1961)Film Site
387Los TarantosWikipedia
388LovelessWikipedia
389Lust/CautionDen Of Geek
390M. Hulot’s HolidayEmpire Online
391MacarioWikipedia
392MADAME DEEddie On Film
393Madame RosaWikipedia
394Mama Turns 100Wikipedia
395Man of IronWikipedia
396Man On WireLife Hack
397Manon of the SpringClaude BerriNight Hawk News
398Maria Full Of GraceDen Of Geek
399Marriage Italian StyleWikipedia
400MASCULIN/FEMININEddie On Film
401MediterraneoWikipedia
402MephistoWikipedia
403Millennium Mambo” (2001)The Playlist
404Mina TannenbaumMartine DugowsonNight Hawk News
405Miss JulieAlf SjobergNight Hawk News
406MongolWikipedia
407Monsieur LazharWikipedia
408Monsieur VincentWikipedia
409Monsoon WeddingThe Playlist
410
Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears
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411MotherIndie Wire
412Muddy RiverWikipedia
413MustangWikipedia
414My Dearest SeñoritaWikipedia
415My Sweet Little VillageWikipedia
416My UncleWikipedia
417
Neighbouring Sounds (2012)
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418Nights and DaysWikipedia
419Nine LivesWikipedia
420No Man’s LandWikipedia
421Nobody KnowsLife Hack
422Not One LessFluent U
423O QuatrilhoWikipedia
424OmarWikipedia
425On Body and SoulWikipedia
426
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
Indie Wire
427OPEN CITYEddie On Film
428Open DoorsWikipedia
429Operation ThunderboltWikipedia
430ORDETEddie On Film
431OrpheeEmpire Online
432Outside the LawWikipedia
433Paradise NowWikipedia
434PathfinderWikipedia
435PawWikipedia
436Peace in the FieldsWikipedia
437Pelle the ConquerorWikipedia
438PharaohWikipedia
439PhoenixIndie Wire
440PICKPOCKETEddie On Film
441PIERROT LE FOUEddie On Film
442Pierrot le Fou (1965)Time Out
443PlácidoWikipedia
444Portrait of ChiekoWikipedia
445Prisoner of the MountainsWikipedia
446Private LifeWikipedia
447Pulse” (2001)The Playlist
448QivitoqWikipedia
449Raven’s EndWikipedia
450REDEddie On Film
451Reprise” (2006)The Playlist
452RevancheWikipedia
453RidiculeWikipedia
454Rules of the GameJean RenoirNight Hawk News
455Salaam Bombay!Wikipedia
456Sallah ShabatiWikipedia
457
Samurai, The Legend of Musashi
Wikipedia
458Sandakan No. 8Wikipedia
459SarabandIngmar BergmanNight Hawk News
460SATANTANGOEddie On Film
461Scent of a WomanWikipedia
462Schtonk!Wikipedia
463Secrets of the HeartWikipedia
464Seven BeautiesWikipedia
465Shoah (1985)Time Out
466Shoe-ShineWikipedia
467Show Me LoveDen Of Geek
468Sin CityDen Of Geek
469
Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow
Den Of Geek
470Solomon and GaenorWikipedia
471SolyarisAndrei TarkovskyNight Hawk News
472Son of SaulWikipedia
473Son of the BrideWikipedia
474
Songs From The Second Floor
The Playlist
475
Sophie Scholl – The Final Days
Wikipedia
476Spirit of the BeehiveEmpire Online
477StalkerRanker
478Stolen KissesWikipedia
479
Stranger By The Lake” (2013)
The Playlist
480Strawberry and ChocolateWikipedia
481Stray DogAkira KurosawaNight Hawk News
482Summer Hours” (2008)The Playlist
483Sundays and CybeleWikipedia
484Switchblade RomanceDen Of Geek
485
Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005)
List Challenges
486
Syndromes And A Century” (2006)
The Playlist
487TangerinesWikipedia
488TangoWikipedia
489TannaWikipedia
490TchaikovskyWikipedia
491Tell No OneDen Of Geek
492Ten CanoesEmpire Online
493The Act of KillingIndie Wire
494The American Friend (1977)Film Site
495The Apu TrilogyEmpire Online
496The Artist (2011)List Challenges
497The AssaultWikipedia
498
The Baader Meinhof Complex
Wikipedia
499The Bad Sleep WellAkira KurosawaNight Hawk News
500The Battleship PotemkinSergei EisensteinNight Hawk News
501The Beast in the HeartWikipedia
502The Boat Is FullWikipedia
503The Boys of Paul StreetWikipedia
504
The Broken Circle Breakdown
Wikipedia
505The Brothers KaramazovWikipedia
506The Burmese Harp (1956)Film Site
507The Captain of KöpenickWikipedia
508
The Children of Paradise (1945)
Film Site
509The ChorusWikipedia
510The Consequences Of LoveDen Of Geek
511The CounterfeitersWikipedia
512The Crime of Father AmaroWikipedia
513The Dawns Here Are QuietWikipedia
514
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
Time Out
515
The Decline of the American Empire
Wikipedia
516The DelugeWikipedia
517The Devil Strikes at NightWikipedia
518
The Diving Bell And The Butterfly” (2007)
The Playlist
519The EdukatorsDen Of Geek
520The Elementary SchoolWikipedia
521The EmigrantsWikipedia
522
THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL
Eddie On Film
523
The Eyes Without a Face (1960)
Film Site
524The FamilyWikipedia
525The Firemen’s BallWikipedia
526The Four Days of NaplesWikipedia
527
The Four Hundred (400) Blows (1959)
Film Site
528The Fourth ManEmpire Online
529
The Garden of the Finzi Continis
Wikipedia
530
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Sweden, 2009)
Den Of Geek
531The Girl with the PistolWikipedia
532The Glass CellWikipedia
533The Golden Coach (1952)Film Site
534
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 1966, 161 min.
Flick Chart
535The Grand IllusionJean RenoirNight Hawk News
536The GrandfatherWikipedia
537The Great BeautyWikipedia
538The Great WarWikipedia
539The Handmaiden (2016)List Challenges
540
The Headless Woman” (2008)
The Playlist
541The Hidden FortressAkira KurosawaNight Hawk News
542
The House on Chelouche Street
Wikipedia
543The IdiotsEmpire Online
544The Important ManWikipedia
545The InsultWikipedia
546The Killer (1989)Time Out
547The Kingdom (1994)Film Site
548The Last LaughF.W. MurnauNight Hawk News
549The Last MetroWikipedia
550THE LEOPARDEddie On Film
551The Maids of WilkoWikipedia
552The Man Without a PastWikipedia
553The Milk of SorrowWikipedia
554The Missing PictureWikipedia
555
The Motorcycle Diaries (Argentina, 2004)
Den Of Geek
556The Music TeacherWikipedia
557The Nasty GirlWikipedia
558The NestWikipedia
559The New LandWikipedia
560The Ninth CircleWikipedia
561The Official StoryWikipedia
562The OrphanageDen Of Geek
563The Other Side of SundayWikipedia
564The OxWikipedia
565
The Passion of Joan of Arc 1928, 110 min.
Flick Chart
566The PedestrianWikipedia
567The PolicemanWikipedia
568
The Power of Kangwon Province (1989)
Time Out
569The Princess and the WarriorTom TykwerNight Hawk News
570The Promised LandWikipedia
571The Red LanternsWikipedia
572The Revolt of JobWikipedia
573The Road a Year LongWikipedia
574
THE RULES OF THE GAME
Eddie On Film
575The SalesmanWikipedia
576The Scent of Green PapayaWikipedia
577The Sea InsideWikipedia
578The Shop on Main StreetWikipedia
579The SquareWikipedia
580The Star MakerWikipedia
581The Taste of OthersWikipedia
582The ThiefWikipedia
583The Tin DrumWikipedia
584The TruceWikipedia
585The Turin Horse (2012)BFI
586The Twilight SamuraiWikipedia
587
The Usual Unidentified Thieves
Wikipedia
588The VanishingEmpire Online
589The Village on the RiverWikipedia
590The Walls of MalapagaWikipedia
591The WaveLife Hack
592The Wedding BanquetWikipedia
593The White RibbonWikipedia
594The World of ApuSatyijat RayNight Hawk News
595TheebWikipedia
596This Is Not a FilmIndie Wire
597ThreeWikipedia
598Three BrothersWikipedia
599Three Men and a CradleWikipedia
600TimbuktuWikipedia
601TimeCrimesDen Of Geek
602TlayucanWikipedia
603To Begin AgainWikipedia
604To Forget VeniceWikipedia
605Touki BoukiEmpire Online
606TristanaWikipedia
607TrollHunterDen Of Geek
608
Tuesday, after Christmas (2010)
BFI
609Turkish DelightWikipedia
610Twin SistersWikipedia
611Twin Sisters of KyotoWikipedia
612
Two Days, One Night” (2014)
The Playlist
613UGETSU MONOGATARIEddie On Film
614UMBERTO DEddie On Film
615Un Chien AndalouEmpire Online
616Under the SunWikipedia
617VampyrCarl Thedor DreyerNight Hawk News
618Viva Italia!Wikipedia
619WadjdaThe Playlist
620Waltzing RegitzeWikipedia
621War and PeaceWikipedia
622War WitchWikipedia
623Wartime RomanceWikipedia
624WaterWikipedia
625Way of the DragonEmpire Online
626Welcome to the SticksFluent U
627What Happened to SantiagoWikipedia
628
What Time Is It There?” (2001)
The Playlist
629
When a Woman Ascends The Stairs (1960)
Time Out
630
When Father Was Away on Business
Wikipedia
631White Bim Black EarWikipedia
632White Material” (2009)The Playlist
633
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?
Fluent U
634Winter LightIngmar BergmanNight Hawk News
635XalaEmpire Online
636YeelenEmpire Online
637YesterdayWikipedia
638
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Wikipedia
639ŽelaryWikipedia
640Zus & ZoWikipedia


21 Best Non-English Films Of All Time Sources/Lists



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BFI 10 great foreign-language films of the decade so far | BFI
Den Of Geek The Top 50 Foreign Films of the Last Decade | Den of Geek
Eddie On Film The Ray Memorial 100
Empire Online The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema, Feature | Movies – Empire
Film Site 100 Greatest Foreign Films from Movieline Magazine – Filmsite
Flick Chart The Best Foreign Language Films of All Time – Flickchart
Fluent U 15 of the Best Foreign Movies for Popcorn-popping Language …
Gear Patrol 50 Best Foreign Language Movies of All Time – Gear Patrol
IMDB The 25 Best Foreign-Language Movies of All Time – IMDb
IMDB 2 The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies – IMDb
Indie Wire The 25 Best Foreign-Language Movie Scenes of the 21st Century …
Life Hack 12 Best Foreign Movies Of All Time That Will Expand Your Worldview
List Challenges The 50 Best Foreign-Language Movies of All Time – – List Challenges
Night Hawk News Outside the Scope of AFI: The 100 Best Foreign Language Films …
Ranker Best World Cinema Movies | List of Top Foreign Language Films
Smashing Lists Top 10 Foreign Language Movies – Top Ten Lists
Taste Of Cinema 10 Great Movies That Should Have Won the Oscar for Best Foreign …
The Guardian As chosen by you … the greatest foreign films of all time | Film | The …
The Playlist The 50 Best Foreign Language Movies Of the 21st Century So Far
Time Out 50 Best Foreign Films of All Time Ranked and Reviewed – Time Out
Wikipedia List of Academy Award winners and nominees for Best Foreign …

 

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