Fanatical Foreign Films – The best international movies of all time

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These days we’re so absorbed in American and British movies that international films often go unnoticed, here is our top 10 must watch international movies:

1. Blue is the Warmest Colour – 

Adele’s life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.tumblr_mv6pfzQkuo1qd9dz2o1_1280.jpg

 

2. OldBoy (2003) – 

After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days.0774412c70452a4f6eb82d5797ce5da3.jpg

3. Pan’s Labyrinth – 

In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.pans-labyrinth-5441513e75093.jpg

4. La Dolce Vita – 

A series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome.ladolcevita.jpg

5. Wild Tales – 

Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.eRt2Dow7PxWBr4IbkO29j0tR0da.jpg

6. Amélie –

Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.amelie-poulain_86691-1600x1200.jpg

7. City of God – 

Two boys growing up in a violent neighbourhood of Rio de janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.340267.jpg

8. Three Colours Trilogy (Red, Blue and White) – 

  • Blue – A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.
  • White – Second of a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society shows a Polish immigrant who wants to get even with his former wife.
  • Red – Final entry in a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society concerns a model who discovers her neighbour is keen on invading people’s privacy.

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8. Io é te – 

An introverted teenager tells his parents he is going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement.Io-e-Te.jpg

10. We Are the Best! – 

Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band – despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead.WB0047_2-0-2000-0-1125-crop.jpg

 

 

All movie description taken from IMDB

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