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Your Favourite Foreign Language Films Up to 2015

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The 2000 winner of the Japan Blue Ribbon Award was …

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Battle Royale (2000) Kinji Fukasaku, Japan

 

The 2001 winner of the Japan Blue Ribbon Foreign Film Award was …

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Joint Security Area (2001) Chan-wook Park, South Korea

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The 2000 winner of the Mainichi Film Award was …

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Face (2000) Junji Sakamoto, Japan

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The 2000 Chicago International Film Festival’s Best Picture Award went to this foreign language film …

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Amores Perros (2000) Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu, Mexico

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This foreign language film won at the 2000 Venice Film Festival ….

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The Circle (2000) Jafar Panahi, Iran

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The 2000 Locarno International Film Festival foreign film winner was …

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Father (2000) Shuo Wang, China

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This foreign language film won the 2000 San Sebastian Film Festival …

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The Ruination of Men (2000) Arturo Ripstein, Mexico

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This film won the Grand Prize at the 2000 Montreal World Film Festival …

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The Taste of Others (2000) Agnes Jaoui, France

 

This film won the Jury Prize at the 2000 Montreal World Film Festival …

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Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine (2000) Bahman Farmanara, Iran

 

This film won the Best Canadian Film Award at the 2000 Montreal World Film Festival …

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Maelstrom (2000) Denis Villeneauve, Canada

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This film won the People’s Choice Award at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival …

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Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000) Ang Lee, China

 

This film won the International Critics Prize at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival …

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Bangkok Dangerous (2000) Danny Pang, Chun Pang, Thailand

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The winner of the 2000 Nederlands Film Festival Best Picture Award …

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Leak 2000 (2000) Jean van de Velde, the Netherlands

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The winners of the 2000 Sweden’s Goteborg International Film Festival Best Picture Award were …

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Knockout (2000) Agneta Fagerstrom-Olsson, Sweden

 

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My Mother Had Fourteen Children (2000) Lars Lennart Forsberg, Sweden

 

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The winner of the 2000 Stockholm International Film Festival Best Picture Award was …

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Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets (2000) Nabil Ayouch, Morocco

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The 2000 winner of the Ghent International Film Festival Best Picture Award was …

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Amores Perros (2000) Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu, Mexico

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Winners of the 2000 Moscow International Film Festival included ….

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Life as a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (2000) Krzysztof Zanussi, Poland

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The winner of the 2000 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Best Picture Award was …

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Me, You, Them (2000) Andrucha Waddington, Brazil

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The 2000 winner of the Hungarian Film Week Best Picture Award was …

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Glamour (2000) Frigyes Godros, Hungary

 

The 2001 winner of the Hungarian Film Week Best Picture Award was …

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Werckmeister Harmonies (2000) Bela Tarr, Hungary

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The winner of the 2001 Mar del Plata Film Festival Best International Picture was ….

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It’s Me, the Thief (2000) Jacek Bromski, Poland

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The 2000 winner of the Cairo International Film Festival's Best Picture Award was …

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A Sigh (2000) Xiaogang Feng, China

 

The 2000 winner of the Cairo International Film Festival's Best Arabic Picture Award was …

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The Storm (2000) Khaled Youssef, Egypt

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The Best Picture winner of the 2000 Golden Horse Film Festival was …

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Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000) Ang Lee, China

 

The Best Picture winner of the 2001 Golden Horse Film Festival was …

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Durian Durian (2000) Fruit Chan, Hong Kong

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The winner of the 2000 Tokyo International Film Festival Best Picture Award was …

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Amores Perros (2000) Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu, Mexico

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The 2000 International Film Festival of India Best Picture co-winner was …

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Karunam/Pathos (2000) Jayaraaj, India

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My top FF films of 2001 of the 15 that I have seen are ….

 

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1.  Amelie (2001) Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France

2.  Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001) Alfonso Cuaron, Mexico

3.  Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner (2001) Zacharias Kunuk, Canada

4.  The Piano Teacher (2001) Michael Haneke, France

5.  The Devil’s Backbone (2001) Guillermo del Toro, Spain

6.  Nowhere In Africa (2001) Caroline Link, Germany

7.  Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) Christophe Gans, France

8.  Spirited Away (2001) Hayao Miyazaki, Japan [I saw dubbed version]

9.  I’m Going Home (2001) Manoel de Oliveria, France

10. Baran (2001) Majid Majidi, Iran

 

and I’ve also seen …

The Son’s Room (2001) Nanni Moretti, Italy

Monsoon Wedding (2001) Mira Nair, India

Shaolin Soccer (2001) Stephen Chow, Hong Kong

In Praise of Love (2001) Jean-Luc Godard, France

Kandahar (2001) Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Iran

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1. Cowboy Bebop: the Movie, Shinichirō Watanabe, Japan

2. Y Tu Mama Tambien, Alfonso Cuaron, Mexico

3. Amelie, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France

4. Gone Is the One Who Held Me Dearest in the World, Liwen Ma, China

5. Spirited Away, Hayao Miyazaki, Japan

6. The Party, Saman Moghadam, Iran

7. Nowhere In Africa, Caroline Link, Germany

 

From the foreign editions-

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The Only Journey of His Life,  Lakis Papastathis, Greek edition

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2001

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  1. Amelie, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France
  2. The Devil's Backbone, Guillermo Del Toro, Spain/Mexico
  3. Suicide Club, Sion Sono, Japan
  4. Visitor Q, Takashi Miike, Japan
  5. Das Experiment, Oliver Hirschbiegel, Germany
  6. Y Tu Mama Tambien, Alfonso Cuaron, Mexico
  7. The Happiness of the Katakuris, Takashi Miike, Japan
  8. The Warrior, Asif Kapadia, India
  9. Ichi the Killer, Takashi Miike, Japan
  10. Spirited Away, Hayao Miyazaki, Japan
  11. No Man's Land, Danis Tanovic, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  12. Brotherhood of the Wolf, Christophe Gans, France
  13. Fulltime Killer, Johnnie To & Ka-Fai Wai, Hong Kong
  14. Bad Guy, Ki-duk Kim, South Korea
  15. Nowhere in Africa, Caroline Link, Germany
  16. Sleepless, Dario Argento, Italy
  17. Godzilla, Mothra & King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack, Shusuke Kaneko, Japan
  18. Behind the Sun, Walter Salles, Brazil
  19. The Son's Room, Nanni Moretti, Italy
  20. Electric Dragon 80.000 V, Gakuryu Ishii, Japan
  21. Pulse, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Japan
  22. Monsoon Wedding, Mira Nair, India
  23. Shaolin Soccer, Stephen Chow, Hong Kong/China
  24. Kandahar aka The Sun Behind the Moon, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Iran/France
  25. The Legend of Suriyothai, Chatrichalerm Yokul, Thailand
  26. Red Shadow: Akakage, Hiroyuki Nakano, Japan
  27. No News from God, Agustin Diaz Yanes, Spain
  28. Sex and Lucia, Julio Medem, Spain
  29. Private Lives, Fito Paez, Spain/Argentina
  30. Family, Takashi Miike, Japan
  31. Vidocq, Pitof, France
  32. Jan Dara, Nonzee Nimibutr, Thailand
  33. Ashoka the Great, Santosh Sivan, India
  34. Stacy: Attack of the Schoolgirl Zombies, Naoyuki Tomomatsu, Japan

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I've also seen:

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  • Trouble Every Day, Claire Denis, France
  • Late Marriage, Dover Koshashvili, Israel
  • The Accidental Spy, Teddy Chan, Hong Kong
  • Family 2, Takashi Miike, Japan
  • Bangkok Haunted, Oxide Pang & Pisut Praesangeam, Thailand
  • Blind Beast vs. Killer Dwarf, Teruo Ishii, Japan
  • Pistol Opera, Seijun Suzuki, Japan

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1001 Movies You Must See

  • Amelie, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France
  • Fat Girl, Catherine Breillat, France
  • Kandahar aka The Sun Behind the Moon, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Iran/France
  • Monsoon Wedding, Mira Nair, India
  • No Man's Land, Danis Tanovic, Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • The Piano Teacher, Michael Haneke, France
  • The Son's Room, Nanni Moretti, Italy
  • Spirited Away, Hayao Miyazaki, Japan
  • What Time Is It There?, Ming-liang Tsai, Taiwan
  • Y Tu Mama Tambien, Alfonso Cuaron, Mexico
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I hope my list isn't too long. :lol:

This may be the year from which I've seen the most foreign language films.

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29 minutes ago, LawrenceA said:

I hope my list isn't too long. :lol:

This may be the year from which I've seen the most foreign language films.

Don't feel obligated to write something about each and every one.  :D

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