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Added by sleepless101

on 12 Apr 2010 07:12

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Favorite Foreign Films

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1. A Very Long Engagement (2004)
France

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2. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Spain

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3. Amores Perros (2000)
Mexico

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4. Hero (2002)
China

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5. Amélie (2001)
France

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6. Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Italy

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7. House of Flying Daggers (2004)
China

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8. Battle Royale (2000)
Japan

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9. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Argentina

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10. City of God (2002)
Brazil


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11. Whale Rider (2002)
New Zealand


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12. The City of Lost Children (1995)
France

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13. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
China

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14. Persepolis (2007)
France


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15. Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Russia


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16. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Argentina


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17. Intacto (2001)
Spain

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18. Downfall (2004)
Germany


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19. Turtles Can Fly (2004)
Iran/Turkey

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20. Pellet (2000)
Spain

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21. Voces Inocentes (Innocent Voices) (2004)
El Salvador


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22. Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)
France


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23. Before the Rain (1994)
Albania/Macedonia


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24. The Chorus (2004)
France


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25. The Spanish Apartment (2002)
France


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26. The Devil's Backbone (2001)
Spain

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27. Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)
Australia


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28. Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
Mexico

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29. The Sea Inside (2004)
Spain

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Assuming that my obsession with movie lists has already given away the fact that I am originally American, these are some of my favorite non-American, non-English films.

s101

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Comments

Posted: 5 years, 3 months ago at May 16 18:47
These are all great titles! One you might be interested in is a very underrated Swedish movie called Oxen (1991) with Stellan Skarsgård.
Posted: 5 years, 3 months ago at May 24 23:15
The Dreamers
Paris, Je T'aime
Good Bye, Lenin
Les Chansons d'Amour
Cinema Paradiso
Brutti, Sporchi e Cattivi
Black Cat, White Cat
Les Amants Reguliers
Jeux d'Enfants
Le Tigre et La Niege
Black
Carne Tremula
Hable con Ella
Warlords
Volver
Entre les Murs
Martyrs
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Nov 10 5:21
I've seen Seen hable con ella and volver, and I pretty much despise Pedro Almodovar. Paris Je T'aime was cute, but not list worthy. Brutti, Sprochi e Cattivi falls into dislike category, but I'm definitely watching all of the rest. Thanks for the recs, Shaun and lopinho!
Posted: 4 years, 1 month ago at Jul 24 8:47
You got my vote with Amores Perros, but I also agree with quite a few of your choices!

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