Favorite Foreign Films?

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  1. TruKaos

    TruKaos I'll Box Your Ears

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    i havent seen that many, like 5 or so, but theres a long list of ones that i want to see. Which ones are recommendable? My favorites are:

    Cidade de Deus
    Y Tu Mama Tambien
    Amores Perros
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  2. Pyro Tecknik

    Pyro Tecknik Harbinger of DOOM

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    those would be my top 3, but with city of god in the 3rd spot. but some other decent to great foreign films would be..

    Sex and Lucia
    Amelie
    Pantaleon Y Las Visitadoras
    The Crime of Padre Amero
    Motorcycle Diaries
    Todo El Poder
    The Dreamers
    The Duel
    Chungking Express
    The Loss of Sexual Innocence
    Irreversible
    Live Flesh
    Malena

    coincidently enough, i just received...

    carandiru
    the other side of the bed
    talk to her
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  3. The Jeus

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    my favorite foreign film is definitely tokyo story [japanese]

    others i recommend are:
    scenes from a marriage [swedish]
    solaris [russian]
    seven samurai [japanese]
    rififi [french, i think maybe italian, it's been a little while]
    run lola run [german]
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  4. The Jeus

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    almost forgot about kieslowski's "the decalogue", it's a set of 10 1-hour films each about a set of moral dilemmas and consequences, set in modern poland [well modern as of the late 80's]
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    Wonk Saggin Active Member

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    pixote
    los olvidados
    battle of algiers
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  7. FukkedUPKidR

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    haven't seen many.

    the butterfly's tongue ...and i've said it so many times.
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  8. Brahman

    Brahman Mel Van Peebles

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    city of god
    amores perros
    the motorcycle diaries
    talk to her
    bad education
    intermission
    dirty pretty things
    amelie
    downfall
    head-on
    yojimbo
    sanjuro
    zatoichi: the life and opinion of masseur ichi
    zatoichi: the tale continues
    zatoichi: the blind swordsman (2004)
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  9. Pyro Tecknik

    Pyro Tecknik Harbinger of DOOM

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    In the mood for love
    Romance
    In the realm of the senses
    seven samurai
    i'm not scared
    lady snowblood
    Knockabout
    Drunken Master
    Dreadnaught
    A Man Called Hero
    Cinema Paradiso
    7 Grand Masters
    Snake in the Eagle's Shadow
    Five Deadly Venoms
    The Blind Swordman: Zatoichi
    Fist of Legend
    Samurai Trilogy 1: Musashi Miyamoto
    Samurai Trilogy 2: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
    Samurai Trilogy 3: Duel at Ganryu Island
    Iron Fisted Monk
    Master of the Flying Guillotine
    Lumumba
    The Story of O
    Baise Moi
    Nowhere in Africa
    Sanjuro
    Yojimbo
    Rashomon
    Big Girls Don't Cry
    Pyrokinesis
    Duel to the Death
    Antonia's Line
    The House keeper
    So close
    ikiru
    the twilight samuria
    versus
    suicide club
    hard boiled
    Twin Warriors
    Fantastic Planet
    Private Lives
    Blue
    White
    Red
    The City of Lost Children
    run lola run
    bad education
    M
    Metropolis
    The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
    Solo mia
    Lucia Lucia
    Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas
    Samy Y Yo
    Remember Me, My Love
    The Battle of Algiers
    A Very Long Engagement
    Novo

    these are the foreign films in my queue that i'll be seeing in the near to distant future.

    take your pick.

    although the actors aren't american...it's not actually a foreign film.
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    Ichi The Killer
    Volcano High
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  11. SadistiK1

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    Audition
    Evil Dead Trap
    In My Skin
    Irreversible
    Battle of Algiers
    I Stand Alone
    Suspiria
    Beyond
    Opera
    Cannibal Holocaust
    Man Bites Dog
    In a Glass Cage
    Salo
    Deep Red
    Tenebre
    Battle Royale
    Tale of Two Sisters
    Old Boy
    Ugly
    Suicide Club
    Lady Snowblood
    Master of the Flying Guillotine
    City of God
    House of Flying Daggers

    etc
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  12. SadistiK1

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    Shit, who could forget Haute Tension, amazing flick.
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  13. kyza soza

    kyza soza This way up.

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    Battle Royale.
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  14. Riz

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    Magnolia, Braveheart, Shawshank Redemption, etc.

    [look]

    I finally saw City of God last night. It did manage to live up to the hype for the most part.
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  15. Look im Gangsta

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    How are you American pricks not going to mention at least Snatch or Swaun of the dead.
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  16. kyza soza

    kyza soza This way up.

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    Lock stock and two smoking barrels is def there
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  17. Pyro Tecknik

    Pyro Tecknik Harbinger of DOOM

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    damn...snatch and lock, stock and two smoking barrels are defnitely up there....and i think you mean "shaun of the dead".
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  18. SadistiK1

    SadistiK1 Washingtonian

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    Wtf @ Braveheart and Shawshank? How are those considered foreign?
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  19. The Jeus

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    love actually anyone?
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  20. Pyro Tecknik

    Pyro Tecknik Harbinger of DOOM

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    ehh...it was ok.

    it's not as if love is a foreign language which we require subtitles to........i'll shut up now.
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