Sunday, November 27

Best Foreign Language Films

1968 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1968 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1968 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerAfrica: Blood and GutsThe cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent.AmazonElvira MadiganThe Danish tightrope dancer Elvira Madigan meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They both decide to run away.AmazonElvira MadiganThe Danish tightrope dancer Elvira Madigan meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They both decide to run away.AmazonPersonaA nurse is put in charge of a mute actress and finds that their personae are melding together.AmazonThe Great St. Trinian's Train RobberyThe all-girl school foil an attempt by train robbers to recover two and a hal...
1957 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1957 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1957 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerA Man EscapedA captured French Resistance fighter during WWII engineers a daunting escape from a Nazi prison in France.AmazonGervaiseGervaise Macquart, a young lame laundress, is left by her lover Auguste Lantier with two boys... She manages to make it, and a few years later she marries Coupeau, a roofer. After working ...AmazonOrdetFollows the lives of the Borgen family, as they deal with inner conflict, as well as religious conflict with each other, and the rest of the town.AmazonOrdetFollows the lives of the Borgen family, as they deal with inner conflict, as well as religious conflict with each other, and the rest of the town.AmazonThe Red BalloonA red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the street...
1958 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1958 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1958 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerA Night to RememberOn its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.AmazonMon oncleMonsieur Hulot visits the technology-driven world of his sister, brother-in-law, and nephew, but he can't quite fit into the surroundings.AmazonPather PanchaliImpoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.AmazonPather PanchaliImpoverished priest Harihar Ray, dreaming of a better life for himself and his family, leaves his rural Bengal village in search of work.AmazonThe Horse's MouthA somewhat vulgar but dedicated painter searches for the perfect realization of his artistic vision, much to th...
1959 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1959 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1959 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerAparajitoFollowing his father's death, a boy leaves home to study in Calcutta, while his mother must face a life alone.AmazonLook Back in AngerA disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values.AmazonRoom at the TopAn ambitious young accountant plots to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.AmazonThe RoofUnder provincial Italian law at the time, once a roof is erected, the occupants cannot be evicted from a building. This comedy follows the efforts of a family to erect the roof on a house ...AmazonWild StrawberriesAfter living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his...
1960 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1960 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1960 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerHiroshima mon amourA French actress filming an anti-war film in Hiroshima has an affair with a married Japanese architect as they share their differing perspectives on war.AmazonI'm All Right JackA naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labor union.AmazonIl generale Della RovereBardone, a petty con man, is arrested by the Gestapo and coerced into impersonating a partisan leader in order to expose another resistance organizer.AmazonThe Angry SilenceA young factory worker decides to stand up against his workmates and fellow union members when they want to hold a wildcat strike.AmazonThe World of ApuThis final installment in Satyajit Ray's Apu ...
1961 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1961 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1961 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerLa dolce vitaA series of stories following a week in the life of a philandering paparazzo journalist living in Rome.AmazonSaturday Night and Sunday MorningA rebellious, hard-living factory worker juggles relationships with two women, one of whom is married to another man but pregnant with his child.AmazonSeryozhaThe mother of a 5 years old Seryozha remarries. This man becomes a friend and a confident, an adult who see Seryozha not as a child, but as a person.AmazonThe BridgeIn 1945, Germany is being overrun, and nobody is left to fight but teenagers.AmazonThe BridgeIn 1945, Germany is being overrun, and nobody is left to fight but teenagers.AmazonTwo WomenIn the Italy of WWII, a widow and her lonely daughter seek for distanc...
1962 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1962 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1962 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerBarabbasBarabbas, the criminal that Pontius Pilate induced the populace to vote to set free, so that Christ could be crucified, is haunted by the image of Jesus for the rest of his life.AmazonDivorce Italian StyleA married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.AmazonSundays and CybèleAfter killing a child when his plane crashes in a Vietnamese village, Pierre suffers from delayed stress and partial amnesia. Returning to France, he lives like a vegetable until he meets a...AmazonSundays and CybèleAfter killing a child when his plane crashes in a Vietnamese village, Pierre suffers from delayed stress and partial amn...
1963 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1963 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1963 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films Winner8½A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.Amazon8½A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.AmazonAny Number Can WinCharles (Jean Gabin), a sixtyish career criminal fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cellmate, Francis (Alain Delon)...AmazonThe Four Days of NaplesThe film shows the history of the Neapolitan popular revolt against the invading Germans, during the second world war. During the four days in Naples the revolt turns over in just few hours...AmazonThe LeopardThe Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheav...
1964 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1964 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1964 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerAnatomy of a MarriageThe story of the couple from the very first meeting to break up told from a view of a woman, Francoise. The film shares the same plot with "Jean-Marc ou La vie conjugale", that tells the same story from another perspective.AmazonSeduced and AbandonedA desperate Sicilian man, whose 15 year old daughter was seduced and impregnated by his older daughter's fiancé, tries to find a way to save the family's honor.AmazonThe OrganizerA former high school teacher turned unionist tries to organize workers laboring with inhuman conditions at a late 19th Century textile factory.AmazonWorld Without SunFascinating underwater documentary filmed with hand-held cameras by frogmen and mostly filmed in deep-water seas from ...
1966 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1966 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1966 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerAunt TulaThe film is a picture of Tula a woman being single and repressed who believes that she has to help her brother-in-law Ramiro forgetting that she is a woman.AmazonGertrudIn the elegant world of artists and musicians, Gertrud ends her marriage to Gustav and takes a lover, the composer Erland Jansson.AmazonJuliet of the SpiritsVisions, memories, and mysticism all help a 40-something woman to find the strength to leave her cheating husband.AmazonJuliet of the SpiritsVisions, memories, and mysticism all help a 40-something woman to find the strength to leave her cheating husband.AmazonLa BohèmeAmazonThe OvercoatBased on Nikolai Gogol's story with the location changed from Russia to Italy and the time changed to the prese...