Bogie56

Your Favourite Foreign Language Films Up to 2015

4,069 posts in this topic

The winner of the 2009 Stockholm International Film Festival Best Picture Award was …

dogtooth_ver4.jpg

Dogtooth (2009) Yorgos Lanthimos, Greece

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The 2009 winner of the Ghent International Film Festival Best Picture Award was …

eyes-wide-open.20190201000000.jpg

Eyes Wide Open (2009) Haim Tabakman, Israel

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Winners of the 2009 Moscow International Film Festival included ….

MV5BZjFhNDBkYzEtM2Y3YS00YTI3LWIyZWItZWQ5

Pete on the Way to Heaven (2009) Mikolay Dostal, Russia

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The winner of the 2009 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Best Picture Award was …

MV5BMGY4MWJhNjUtZDZlYS00YTkzLTljYmYtNTNl

Angel at Sea (2009) Frederic Dumont, Belgium

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The 2009 winner of the Hungarian Film Week Best Picture Award was …

41Y7-KqLgAL.jpg

Lost Times (2009) Aron Matyassy, Hungary

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The winner of the 2009 Mar del Plata Film Festival Best Picture was ….

la_hora_de_la_siesta-632895057-large.jpg

The Hour of the Nap (2009) Sofia Mora, Argentina

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The 2009 winner of the Cairo International Film Festival's Best Picture Award was …

images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRwVx3rcizeNY57PmDPmno

Letters to Father Jacob (2009) Klaus Haro, Finland

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Best Picture winner of the 2009 Golden Horse Film Festival was …

images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRw6MonCaSFITvZeKFi2rC

Cannot Live Without You (2009) Leon Dai, Taiwan

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The winner of the 2009 Tokyo International Film Festival Best Picture Award was …

MV5BMTczNzA4OTg4M15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwMTAy

Eastern Plays (2009) Karmen Kalev, Bulgaria

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The 2009 International Film Festival of India Best Picture winner was …

220px-No_Puedo_Vivir_Sin_Ti.jpg

Cannot Live Without You (2009) Leon Dai, Taiwan

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

**Tomorrow we will start the end of the decade review and on Saturday switch to 2010 **

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here are our number one choices for best foreign language films of 2000 - 2009:

 

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000) Ang Lee, China (2)

In the Mood For Love (2000) Wong Kar-Wai, Hong Kong (2)

La Commune (Paris 1871) (2000) Peter Watkins, France

 

Amelie (2001) Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France (2)

Cowboy Bebop: the Movie (2001) Shin’ichiro Watanabe, Tensai Okamura, Hiroyuki Okiura, Yoshiyuki Takei, Japan

Sex and Lucia (2001) Julio Medem, Spain

Spirited Away (2001) Hayao Miyazaki, Japan

 

Russian Ark (2002) Alexsandr Sokurov, Russia (2) 

City of God (2002) Fernando Meirelles, Katia Lund, Brazil

Open Hearts (2002) Susanne Bier, Denmark

The Star/Zvezda (2002) Nikolai Lebedev, Russia

 

Oldboy (2003) Chan-wook Park, South Korea (2) 

The Far Side of the Moon (2003) Robert LePage, Canada

Goodbye Lenin! (2003) Wolfgang Becker, Germany

Swimming Pool (2003) Francois Ozon, France

 

Downfall (2004) Oliver Hirschbiegel, Germany (2)

A Very Long Engagement (2004) Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France (2)

Machuca (2004) Andres Wood, Chile

 

Adam’s Apples (2005) Anders Thomas Jensen, Denmark

The Bow (2005) Kim di-duk, South Korea

The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005) Cristi Puiu, Romania

L’enfant (2005) Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Belgium

Off Screen (2005) Pieter Kuijers, the Netherlands

 

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) Guillermo del Toro, Spain (2)

The Lives of Others (2006) Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Germany

The Page Turner (2006) Denis Dercourt, France

Tell No One (2006) Guillaume Canet, France

 

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) Julian Schnabel, France

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007) Cristian Mungiu, Romania

Inside (2007) Alexandre Butillo, Julien Maury, France

Lust, Caution (2007) Ang Lee, China

Silent Light (2007) Carlos Reygades, Mexico

 

Let the Right One In (2008) Tomas Alfredson, Sweden (2)

The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) Uli Edel, Germany

Mesrine Parts 1 & 2 (2008) Jean-Francois Richet, France

Ponyo (2008) Hayao Miyazaki, Japan

 

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2009) Niels Arden Opley, Sweden

Red Cliff Part Two (2008) John Woo, China

Slovenian Girl/Call Girl (2009) Damjan Kozole, Slovenia

Walking to School (2009) Jiahuang Peng, Peng Chen, China

The White Ribbon (2009) Michael Haneke, Austria

  • Thanks 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My top FF films of the 2000’s ….

 

a2-3.jpg?w=1000

 

1.  The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) Julian Schnabel, France

2.  Downfall (2004) Oliver Hirschbiegel, Germany

3.  Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000) Ang Lee, China

4.  The Lives of Others (2006) Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Germany

5.  Katyn (2007) Andrzej Wajda, Poland

6.  The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) Walter Salles, Argentina

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

8.  Dora-Heita (2000) Kon Ichikawa, Japan

9.  City of God (2002) Fernando Meirelles, Katia Lund, Brazil

10. The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005) Cristi Puiu, Romania

 
  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My top FFL films of the 2000s-

maxresdefault.jpg

1. The Star/Zvezda (2002) Nikolai Lebedev, Russia

2. The Lives of Others (2006) Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Germany

3. City of God (2002) Fernando Meirelles, Katia Lund, Brazil

4. Downfall (2004) Oliver Hirschbiegel, Germany

5. Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) Guillermo del Toro, Spain

6. Off Screen (2005) Pieter Kuijers, the Netherlands

7. Let the Right One In (2008) Tomas Alfredson, Sweden 

8. Cowboy Bebop: the Movie (2001) Shin’ichiro Watanabe, Tensai Okamura, Hiroyuki Okiura, Yoshiyuki Takei, Japan

9. Walking to School (2009) Jiahuang Peng, Peng Chen, China

10. Before the Fall, Dennis Gansel, Germany

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Favorites of the 2000's

 

Oldboykoreanposter.jpg

1)  Oldboy (2003), Park Chan-wook, South Korea

 

Let_the_Right_One_In_(Swedish).jpg

2)  Let the Right One In (2008), Tomas Alfredson, Sweden

 

Pan's_Labyrinth.jpg

3)  Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Guillermo Del Toro, Mexico/Spain

 

Crouching_Tiger,_Hidden_Dragon_(Chinese_

4)  Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Ang Lee, Taiwan/Hong Kong/China/US

 

Amelie_poster.jpg

5)  Amelie (2001), Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France

 

Insideposter.jpg

6)  Inside (2007), Alexandre Bustillo & Julien Maury, France

 

Letters_from_Iwo_Jima.jpg

7)  Letters from Iwo Jima (2006), Clint Eastwood, US/Japan

 

Adam's_Apples.jpg

8] Adam's Apples (2005), Ander Thomas Jensen, Denmark

 

Russian-Ark-poster-2002.jpg

9)  Russian Ark (2003), Aleksandr Sokurov, Russia

 

Hero_poster.jpg

10)  Hero (2002), Zhang Yimou, China

 

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

 

 Only France and Denmark are represented twice. More countries than ever are making good films.

  1. Lust, Caution (2007) Ang Lee, China
  2. Machuca (2004) Andres Wood, Chile
  3. Sex and Lucia (2001) Julio Medem, Spain
  4. After the Wedding (2006) Susanne Bier, Denmark
  5. In the Mood For Love (2000) Wong Kar-Wai, Hong Kong
  6. The Page Turner (2006) Denis Dercourt, France
  7. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) Uli Edel, Germany
  8. Open Hearts (2002) Susanne Bier, Denmark
  9. Swimming Pool (2003) Francois Ozon, France
  10. Grbavica (2006) Jasmila Zbanic, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  11. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007) Cristian Mungiu, Romania
  12. Samaria (2004) Kim Ki-duk, South Korea
  13. Black Book (2006) Paul Verhoeven, Netherlands
  14. Slovenian Girl (2009) Damjan Kozole, Slovenia
  15. Little Otik (2000) Jan Svankmajer, Czech Republik
  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

 1.  Spirited Away (2001) Hayao Miyazaki, Japan

 2.  Russian Ark  (2002) Alexander Sokurov, Russia

 3.  A Very Long Engagement (2004) Jean-Pierre Jeunet, France

 4.  Ponyo (2008) Hayao Miyazaki, Japan

 5.  La Commune Paris 1871 (2000) Peter Watkins, France

 6.  4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007) Cristian Mungiu, Romania

 7.  Howl's Moving Castle (2004) Hayao Miyazaki, Japan

 8.  Oldboy (2003) Park Chan-wook, South Korea

 9.  The Gleaners and I (2000) Agnes Varda, France

10.  Persepolis (2007) Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Parranoud, France

11.  In the Mood for Love (2000) Wong Kar-wai, China

12.  A Christmas Tale (2008) Arnaud Desplechin, France

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

14.  The Weeping Meadow (2004) Theo Angelopoulos, Greece

15.  2046 (2004) Wong Kar-wai, China

16.  Tell No One (2006)  Guillaume Canet, France

17.  Werckmeister Harmonies (2000) Bela Tarr, Hungary

18.  Kings & Queen (2004) Arnaud Desplechin, France

19.  The Child (2005) Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Belgium

20.  The Circle (2000) Jafar Panahi, Iran

21.  The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005) Cristi Puiu, Romania

22.  Ten (2002) Abbas Kiarostami, Iran

23.  Red Cliff, Part 2 (2009)  John Woo, China

24.  The Secret of the Grain (2007) Abdellatif Kechiche, France

25.  The Sun (2005) Alexander Sokurov, Russia

26.  Three Times (2005) Hou Hsiao-Hsien, China (Taiwan)

27.  Waltz with Bashir (2008) Ari Folman, Israel

28.  Tropical Malady (2004) Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand

 

 

 

 

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here are our number one choices for best foreign language film of the decade:

 

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) Julian Schnabel, France

Lust, Caution (2007) Ang Lee, China

Oldboy (2003) Chan-wook Park, South Korea

Spirited Away (2001) Hayao Miyazaki, Japan

The Star/Zvezda (2002) Nikolai Lebedev, Russia

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My top FF films of 2010 of the 16 that I have seen are ….

 

13-in-the-mist.jpg

 

1.  13 Assassins (2010) Takashi Miike, Japan

2.  Outside the Law (2010) Rachid Bouchareb, Algeria

3.  I Saw the Devil (2010) Jee-woon Kim, South Korea

4.  Potiche (2010) Francois Ozon, France

5.  Of Gods and Men (2010) Xavier Beauvois, France

6.  The Illusionist (2010) Sylvain Chomet, France

7.  Chico and Rita (2010) Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal, Tono Errando, Spain

8.  Nostalgia For the Light (2010) Patricio Guzman, Chile

9.  Cold Fish (2010) Sion Sono, Japan

 

and I’ve also seen …

Biutiful (2010) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Spain

Heartbreaker (2010) Pascal Chaumeil, France

Le Quattro Volte (2010) Michelangelo Frammartino, Italy

Bal (2010) Semih Kaplanoglu, Turkey

Mumbai Diaries (2010) Kiran Rao, India

Paan Singh Tomar (2010) Tigmanshu Dhulia, India

Post Mortem (2010) Pablo Larrain, Chile

 
  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

 

NaPutu_04.jpg

  1. On the Path, Jasmila Zbanic, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  2. In a Better World, Susanne Bier, Denmark
  3. The Invisible Eye, Diego Lerman, Argentina
  4. Black Venus, Abdellatif Kechiche, France
  5. The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec, Luc Besson, France
  6. Confessions, Tetsuya Nakashima, Japan
  7. Dear Prudence, Rebecca Zlotowski, France
  8. Bo, Hans Herbots, Belgium
  9. The Love of the Hawthorne Tree, Zhang Yimou, China
  10. Lights Out, Fabrice Gobert, France
  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

MV5BN2Q4ZDM4MWYtYTA1NS00ZWE3LWEwYTAtZGQ2

1. Identity Card,  Ondrej Trojan, Czech Republic

2. The Illusionist, Sylvain Chomet, France

3. Nostalgia For the Light, Patricio Guzman, Chile

4. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand

5. Trigun: Badlands Rumble, Satoshi Nishimura, Japan

6. A Serbian Film,  Srdjan Spasojevic, Serbia

7.  Karl the Butcher vs. Axe, Andreas Schnaas, Timo Rose, Germany

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

2010

13_Assassins-02.jpg

  1. 13 Assassins, Takashi Miike, Japan
  2. Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale, Jalmari Helander, Finland
  3. I Saw the Devil, Jee-woon Kim, South Korea
  4. Nostalgia for the Light, Patricio Guzman, Chile/France
  5. Incendies, Denis Villeneuve, Canada
  6. Biutiful, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Spain
  7. Of Gods and Men, Xavier Beauvois, France
  8. The Outrage, Takeshi Kitano, Japan
  9. Carlos, Olivier Assayas, France
  10. The Man from Nowhere, Jeong-beom Lee, South Korea
  11. Ip Man 2, Wilson Yip, Hong Kong
  12. The Secret World of Arrietty, Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Japan
  13. Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen, Andrew Lau, Hong Kong

hqdefault.jpg

 

I've also seen:

ABT-2.jpg?resize=500,333&ssl=1

  • A Better Tomorrow, Hae-sung Song, South Korea
  • Vampires, Vincent Lannoo, Belgium
  • Certified Copy, Abbas Kiarostami, France
  • Yamada: Samurai of Ayothaya, Nopporn Watin, Thailand
  • Let the Bullets Fly, Wen Jiang, China
  • Helldriver, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Japan
  • Tour de Force, Kim Sonderholm, Denmark
  • Death Kappa, Tomo'o Haraguchi, Japan

160098531.jpg

 

1001 Movies You Must See

  • Nostalgia for the Light, Patricio Guzman, Chile/France
  • Of Gods and Men, Xavier Beauvois, France
  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1.  Mysteries of Lisbon  Raul Ruiz, Portugal

2.  Certified Copy  Abbas Kiarostami, France

3.  Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives  Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand

4.  Carlos  Oliver Assayas, France/Germany

5.  Film Socialisme  Jean-Luc Godard, France

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The 2010 Academy Award Best Foreign Language Film included …

MV5BNDY2OTE5MzE0Nl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNDAy

In a Better World (2010) Susanne Bier, Denmark ****

 

hors_la_loi_ver2.jpg

Outside the Law (2010) Rachid Bouchareb, Algeria

 

71suGDkUD8L._SY445_.jpg

Biutiful (2010) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Spain

 

51jYnJjmQ0L._SY300_QL70_.jpg

Incendies (2010) Denis Villeneuve, Canada

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The 2010 BAFTA Foreign Film Award included these nominees ….

MV5BMTI5OTE1MDU0MV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwNjE3

Of Gods and Men (2010) Xavier Beauvois, France

 

MV5BMzI4OTQ0MDQyNl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwODY5

Biutiful (2010) Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Spain

 

The 2011 BAFTA Foreign Film Award included these nominees ….

220px-Incendies.jpg

Incendies (2010) Denis Villeneuve, Canada

 

220px-Potiche.jpg

Potiche (2010) Francois Ozon, France

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

New Members:

Register Here

Learn more about the new message boards:

FAQ

Having problems?

Contact Us