Saturday, February 4

1981 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1981 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner

Das Boot ist voll

Das Boot ist voll

During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: “Our boat is full.” A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: …

Oblomov

Oblomov

St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, dreaming of his childhood on his parents’ …

Oblomov

Oblomov

St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, dreaming of his childhood on his parents’ …

Pixote

Pixote

The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with crimes, prostitution and drugs.

The Contract

The Contract

The events take place in a villa of a wealthy doctor on the occasion of the family wedding. The young couple agreed on their vows before the civil authorities but the girl backs out during …

The Last Metro

The Last Metro

In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.