Great foreign movies (non-English)

June 05, 2010 @ 05:50:37
Okay I thought there was a thread exist somewhere, but since I couldnt find any... here it goes!

I watched 2 movies in last few days that I would love to share with y'all.
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Sin Nombre (2009)- Nameless or No Name- Watched this move last night… holy shit this movie is fucking intense and is indeed one of the best movies I’ve ever watched in my life.

U know one of those movies that make you think about your life and leave you thinking? this movie surely is one of them. Watch it and experience it.

+The runaway MS-13 member being chased by his own gangs for his life

+A girl who pursues after better life.
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Un Prophete (2009)- A Prophet… this French movie delivers some intensity and awesomeness. A young Arab learning everything from Corsican gangster in the Prison.

Tahar Rahim played Malik very well in this movie.


*The similarity between these 2 movies is that it shows you the other side of the world, not only geographically and culturally, but also the lives of others that we're not so fond of.

Kayv: pull bitches, not triggers. throw parties, not fists. futurebass : my mom said life is like a box of kimchi. chopzz.tumblr.com

June 05, 2010 @ 05:53:40
memories of murder yo
June 05, 2010 @ 06:03:26
casshern ftw
June 05, 2010 @ 07:39:00
Originally posted by Inactive User
memories of murder yo


is that the korean film about their first serial murderer or something?

oh yeh and pretty much all igmar bergman films
June 05, 2010 @ 09:01:33
I mentioned a few of these before, but...


Amelie
Timecrimes
City of God
Paris, j'taime
Let the Right One In


I don't know why I'm drawing a blank on others. I've seen a ton.
June 05, 2010 @ 13:05:26
evil
amelie
city of men
amorres perros
oldboy
sympathy for mr vengeance
lady vengeance
pans labyrinth
la haine
gommorah
infernal affairs
city of god

shit im blanking out, alot of those are well known, but good nonetheless
June 05, 2010 @ 13:27:48
Any Kurosawa film. Standouts(obvious): Seven Samurai, RAN, Stray Dog, Yojimbo/Sanjuro, The Hidden Fortress.

Blue Spring, 9 Souls, Tokyo Rampage. All directed by Toyoda.

Party 7, Funky Forest, Sharkskin Man & Peach Hip Girl, The Taste of Tea, Survive Style 5+. All are similar styles.

The Red Spectacles Trilogy.

All About Lily Chou-chou.

Most things with Audrey Tautou are good watches. (I don't watch much French Cinema anymore.)

narsha.narsha.narsha

June 06, 2010 @ 02:30:48
Any Kurosawa film. Standouts(obvious): Seven Samurai, RAN, Stray Dog, Yojimbo/Sanjuro, The Hidden Fortress.


aww how you gonna leave out Rashomon?

I like Jean-Pierre Jeunet's works - Micmacs (satirizes arms manufacturers. a joy to watch as a team of unique characters schemes up ways to disrupt them) / Delicatessen / Amelie (as mentioned) / City of Lost Children

Band of Outsiders (Bande a part) by Godard. Tarentino named his production company after it

Wasabi - fun movie with Jean Reno, who's character happens to have a Japanese daughter blushing

Malena - sad movie following Malena's (monica belluci) life through the point of view of a young, horny kid. ps - lots of nudity smokeyface

Some Ji-woon Kim films- The Good the bad The weird (a korean "western" movie. heh? );
A Bittersweet Life (mob enforcer defies his boss.. gets into deep shit)


I need to check out some of the films posted so hopefully people keep posting more
June 06, 2010 @ 04:17:53
Life is beuatiful- Italian film. It'll make ur eye teary... yup only teary... i didnt cry damn it... crying

Kayv: pull bitches, not triggers. throw parties, not fists. futurebass : my mom said life is like a box of kimchi. chopzz.tumblr.com

June 06, 2010 @ 05:28:01
is that the korean film about their first serial murderer or something?

oh yeh and pretty much all igmar bergman films


yeah yeah.

barking dogs never bite, is good as well
June 06, 2010 @ 07:41:36
City of God - Ze Pequeno is a goddamn G...RIP.

Life is Beautiful is a sad ass movie. It fucking tricked me, the beginning was so cute and happy..
June 06, 2010 @ 08:15:49
city of god is a must for everyone
oldboy
the actor from life is beautiful was fantastic
June 06, 2010 @ 11:42:57
city of god -agree
battle royal
volcano high
the storm riders
shinobi
a chinese tall story
June 06, 2010 @ 13:25:13
Sin Nombre is really good, I need to check out Un proph
June 06, 2010 @ 15:18:17
aww how you gonna leave out Rashomon?

I like Jean-Pierre Jeunet's works - Micmacs (satirizes arms manufacturers. a joy to watch as a team of unique characters schemes up ways to disrupt them) / Delicatessen / Amelie (as mentioned) / City of Lost Children


How you gonna leave out A Very Long Engagement? Haha. Jeunet and Tautou are magic. Jeunet can use colour like no other, all his work is backed.

narsha.narsha.narsha

June 06, 2010 @ 15:51:10
L'Homme Du Train is a french movie and i swear to god its one of the best written movies i've ever seen. It was amazing.

Same with Tirez Sur La Pianiste.
June 06, 2010 @ 17:04:39
June 06, 2010 @ 17:07:46
June 06, 2010 @ 17:11:41
Sin Nombre was really really good! loved that film

I enjoyed the Orphanage by Guillermo del Torro

on a scary movier side note check out Inside smokeyface
June 06, 2010 @ 23:49:29
Originally posted by Inactive User
yeah yeah.

barking dogs never bite, is good as well


you should watch oldboy
June 07, 2010 @ 06:19:17
Seul contre tous-I Stand Alone [French] is one crazy ride... ex-butcher in Paris rage against the world. Like in the description on the link. This man is one fucking bitter man. I thought it was awesome movie.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Stand_Alone_%28film%29

Irreversible [French] was all right. The shocking scenes grabbed my attentions and stunningly beautiful Beluci. there wasnt much in it.

Kayv: pull bitches, not triggers. throw parties, not fists. futurebass : my mom said life is like a box of kimchi. chopzz.tumblr.com

June 07, 2010 @ 10:02:16
Is there a streaming link for Un prophete?
June 07, 2010 @ 10:21:27
Bout to watch Micmacs, pretty excited for this one. All mentioned are great.
June 07, 2010 @ 18:19:39
thirst
jean de florette and manon de source
motorcycle diaries
this is england
twilight samurai
antibodies
June 08, 2010 @ 03:10:04
the white ribbon?
June 08, 2010 @ 08:24:51
A Man Called Hero


Martial Arts movie with a touching plot.
June 08, 2010 @ 10:32:59
thirst
jean de florette and manon de source
motorcycle diaries
this is england
twilight samurai
antibodies


Can't really count This Is England as a foreign movie, I know you're probably American and it's an English film but I think he meant foreign language films.
June 08, 2010 @ 12:03:59
Pierrot Le Fou

partly because Anna Karina is one of the finest women ever and Jean Paul Belmondo's swag is off the charts



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June 08, 2010 @ 18:52:39
^that movie was painfully boring n pointless imo

Kayv: pull bitches, not triggers. throw parties, not fists. futurebass : my mom said life is like a box of kimchi. chopzz.tumblr.com

June 08, 2010 @ 19:31:43
thank you.

To add to the list

Das Experiment
The motercycle Diaries
Cirandiru
City of Men
Pixote

There is also this brazilian movie about this women and a kid....I forget what its called but its the only move thats made me shed a tear.

Run Lola Run

Infernal affairs

all I do is sip espressos and listen to AZ -mrelllis.tumblr.com

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