Friday, February 3

1997 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1997 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner

Beaumarchais the Scoundrel

Beaumarchais the Scoundrel

The life story of the titular Beaumarchais (Fabrice Luchini), playwright and adventurer, who gets himself into numerous different scrapes and romantic encounters in 18th Century France.

Ma vie en rose

Ma vie en rose

Ludovic is an innocent seven-year-old child who provokes horror in her community when she dresses in girls clothes and insists she’s a girl.

Ponette

Ponette

A four-year-old girl tries to come to terms with the sudden death of her mother.

Shall We Dance?

Shall We Dance?

A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons.

Shall We Dance?

Shall We Dance?

A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons.

The Promise

The Promise

Roger uses his son Igor to ruthlessly traffic and exploit undocumented immigrants. When one of the immigrants is killed, Igor is guilt-ridden and wants to care for the dead man’s family against his father’s orders.