Sunday, May 19

Best Foreign Language Films

1985 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1985 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1985 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerGhare-BaireWhen the movie opens, a woman is recalling the events that molded her perspective on the world. Years ago, her husband, a wealthy Western-educated landowner, challenged tradition by ...AmazonLa ChevreA daughter of a millionaire, distinguish by incredible bad luck, goes missing. The idea how to find her is either insane or brilliant - to send after her an equally unlucky person.AmazonRanIn Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.AmazonRanIn Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly und...
1986 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1986 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1986 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerGinger and FredAmelia and Pippo are reunited after several decades to perform their old music-hall act (imitating Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers) on a TV variety show. It's both a touchingly nostalgic ...AmazonMen...A man's wife leaves him to take up with an artist, so the man responds by becoming the artist's roommate.AmazonMĂ©nageA bisexual petty criminal named Bob encounters a married couple arguing in a bar. Bob breaks up the fight and proceeds to seduce first the wife and then the husband. Then Bob teaches the ...AmazonMiss MaryA young British woman is hired as a governess by a wealthy Argentine family. Through her position, she slowly sees how the upper class of society is slowly crumbling, and how a popular ...AmazonOt...
1987 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1987 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1987 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerAu revoir les enfantsA French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of the top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.AmazonDark EyesAboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the ...AmazonJean de FloretteA greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.AmazonJean de FloretteA greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water so...
2019 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

2019 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

2019 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerAtlanticsIn a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another.AmazonInvisible LifeTwo sisters born in Rio de Janeiro make their way through life, each mistakenly believing the other is living out her dreams half a world away.AmazonPain and GloryA film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.AmazonParasiteAll unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incid...
1989 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1989 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1989 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerCamille ClaudelBiography of Camille Claudel. Sister of writer Paul Claudel, her enthusiasm impresses already-famous sculptor Auguste Rodin. He hires her as an assistant, but soon Camille begins to sculpt ...AmazonChocolatA young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, ...AmazonLa lectriceA multi-faceted film based on Raymond Jean's novel "La Lectrice". Constance (Miou-Miou) reads the novel aloud in bed to her lover. Inspired by the story of Marie, a woman who advertises her...AmazonStory of WomenMarie Latour, a woman of limited schooling, raises two children in a ratty flat during World Wa...
1990 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1990 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1990 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerCyrano de BergeracEmbarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.AmazonCyrano de BergeracEmbarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.AmazonJesus of MontrealA group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself.AmazonMonsieur HireA recluse is accused of murdering a young woman simply because his neighbors think he is strange.AmazonThe Nasty GirlWhen a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.AmazonTie Me Up! Tie Me Down!An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn...
1991 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1991 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1991 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerEuropa EuropaA boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth.AmazonEuropa EuropaA boy in Nazi Germany, trying to conceal that he is Jewish, joins the Hitler Youth.AmazonLa Femme NikitaConvicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin.AmazonMy Father's GloryA young boy's life in turn-of-the-century France. Marcel, witnesses the success of his teacher father, as well as the success of his arrogant Uncle Jules. Marcel and family spend their ...AmazonThe VanishingRex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, ...
1992 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1992 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1992 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerIndochineEliane adopts Camille, whose Vietnamese parents were friends. In 1930, a French navy officer is interested in Eliane (owns 60km2 plantation) and later in Camille. There's an uprising in Vietnam against French colonial power.AmazonIndochineEliane adopts Camille, whose Vietnamese parents were friends. In 1930, a French navy officer is interested in Eliane (owns 60km2 plantation) and later in Camille. There's an uprising in Vietnam against French colonial power.AmazonLike Water for ChocolateWhen tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.AmazonMediterraneoIn WW2, an Italian Army unit of misfits occupies an isolated non-strategic Greek island for t...
1993 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1993 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1993 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerEl mariachiA traveling mariachi is mistaken for a murderous criminal and must hide from a gang bent on killing him.AmazonFarewell My ConcubineThe story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years.AmazonFarewell My ConcubineThe story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years.AmazonThe AccompanistIn Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles ...AmazonThe Story of Qiu JuA pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin...
1994 Awards, All Movie Awards, Best Foreign Language Films, Film Awards, Film Awards By Year, National Board of Review

1994 National Board of Review – Best Foreign Language Films Winner and Nominees

1994 National Board of Review - Best Foreign Language Films WinnerEat Drink Man WomanA senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members.AmazonEat Drink Man WomanA senior chef lives with his three grown daughters; the middle one finds her future plans affected by unexpected events and the life changes of the other household members.AmazonQueen MargotYoung Queen Margot finds herself trapped in an arranged marriage amidst a religious war between Catholics and Protestants. She hopes to escape with a new lover, but finds herself imprisoned by her powerful and ruthless family.AmazonStrawberry and ChocolateThis Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one...