Sunday, June 23

Best Foreign Language Films

2016 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

2016 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

2016 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerElleA successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her.AmazonJulietaAfter a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.AmazonLand of MineIn post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant who slowly learns to appreciate their plight.AmazonNerudaAn inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.AmazonThe HandmaidenA woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heires...
2017 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

2017 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

2017 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerA Fantastic WomanMarina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.AmazonFoxtrotA troubled family must face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son's desolate military post.AmazonFrantzIn the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious Frenchman who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers.AmazonLovelessA couple going through a divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments.AmazonSummer 1993After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds...
2018 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

2018 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

2018 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerBurningJong-su bumps into a girl who used to live in the same neighborhood, who asks him to look after her cat while she's on a trip to Africa. When back, she introduces Ben, a mysterious guy she met there, who confesses his secret hobby.AmazonCold WarIn the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France.AmazonCustodyA broken marriage leads to a bitter custody battle with an embattled son at the centre.AmazonHappy as LazzaroAn unceasingly kind Italian peasant and his family are blatantly exploited by a tobacco baroness.AmazonShopliftersA family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold.AmazonThe GuiltyA police officer assigned alarm d...
1988 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1988 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1988 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerA Taxing WomanIf tax evasion is an art, wheeler-dealer Hideki Gondo is Rembrandt. And so, a determined taxing woman gets the tough assignment of trying to catch him.AmazonPelle the ConquerorThe end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find ...AmazonSalaam Bombay!The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return home when he can afford 500 rupees to pay for the bicycle of his brother that he ...AmazonThe Grand HighwayLouis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother Claire has lo...
1979 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1979 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1979 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerLa cage aux follesTwo gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try to conceal their lifestyle and their ownership ...AmazonLa cage aux follesTwo gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try to conceal their lifestyle and their ownership ...AmazonNosferatu the VampyreCount Dracula moves from Transylvania to Wismar, spreading the Black Plague across the land. Only a woman pure of heart can bring an end to his reign of horror.AmazonPeppermint SodaIn the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older s...
1980 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1980 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1980 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerChrist Stopped at EboliA doctor in Fascist Italy is exiled to a remote village for his political views.AmazonFrom the Life of the MarionettesAn account of the events before and after a murder committed by Peter Egermann (Robert Atzorn), a disturbed businessman in a strained marriage, and what led Peter to perform such a shocking act.AmazonKagemushaA petty thief with an utter resemblance to a samurai warlord is hired as the lord's double. When the warlord later dies the thief is forced to take up arms in his place.AmazonKnife in the HeadOne night when seeking his estranged wife, Hoffmann goes to the youth center where she works. The police are there rounding up radicals who frequent the center - Hoffmann runs into the ...Amaz...
1981 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

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

1981 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerDas Boot ist vollDuring 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: ...AmazonOblomovSt. 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' ...AmazonOblomovSt. 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' ...AmazonPixoteThe life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with crimes, prostitution and drugs.AmazonThe ContractT...
1982 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1982 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1982 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerDas BootThe claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth and sheer terror.AmazonMephistoA German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and ...AmazonMephistoA German stage actor finds unexpected success and mixed blessings in the popularity of his performance in a Faustian play as the Nazis take power in pre-WWII Germany. As his associates and ...AmazonSiberiadeThe story about a very small god-forgotten village in Siberia reflects the history of Russia from the beginning of the century till early 80s. Three generations try to find the land of ...AmazonThree BrothersThree men...
1983 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1983 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1983 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerBoat PeopleA Japanese photojournalist revisits Vietnam after the Liberation and learns harsh truths about its regime and its "New Economic Zones".AmazonFanny and AlexanderTwo young Swedish children experience the many comedies and tragedies of their family, the Ekdahls.AmazonFanny and AlexanderTwo young Swedish children experience the many comedies and tragedies of their family, the Ekdahls.AmazonLa traviataVioletta meets Alfredo and quickly falls for him. After the lovers run away together, they live in bliss for a short time. However, Alfredo's father, Giorgio, starts to interfere, concerned...AmazonThat Night in VarennesIn June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the F...
1984 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1984 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1984 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerA Love in GermanyIn May of 1983, a man turns 49 and, with his 17-year old son, journeys to the village in Baden that he left 40 years before. He wants to discover what happened then, the truth about an ...AmazonA Sunday in the CountryAn elderly painter whose son visits with his family on the weekends, is also surprised by a visit from his still-single daughter.AmazonA Sunday in the CountryAn elderly painter whose son visits with his family on the weekends, is also surprised by a visit from his still-single daughter.AmazonCarmenA film version of the famous Bizet opera, where a soldier (Don Jose) falls in love with a beautiful factory worker (Carmen), but she does not reciprocate his feelings.AmazonIl quartetto BasileusAmazonT...