Re: Recommended Foreign Films
Posted on Thu Dec 24, 2015 11:31 am

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I'd recommend one of my fave movies: Pan's Labyrinth. 
It's like an adult and darker version of Narnia. It's a Mexican-Spanish fantasy movie.


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Re: Recommended Foreign Films
Posted on Tue Dec 29, 2015 12:26 am

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bad-apple wrote:I'd recommend one of my fave movies: Pan's Labyrinth. 
It's like an adult and darker version of Narnia. It's a Mexican-Spanish fantasy movie.

I happen to be quite a big fan of that one myself. It's been a favourite from the very moment I saw it.

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Re: Recommended Foreign Films
Posted on Wed Jan 27, 2016 6:37 am

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Here are a few of my own personal favourites:

A Brighter Summer Day (Taiwan)
The 400 Blows (France)
The Double Life of Veronique (France/Poland)
La Dolce Vita (Italy)
L'avventura (Italy)
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (Czechoslovakia)
Persona (Sweden)
Yi Yi (Taiwan)
In the Mood for Love (Hong Kong)
Three Colors Trilogy (France)

I've extensively collected films off the Criterion Collection and I happen to be rather well-versed with the films I watch to a point I've only grown pickier. Tongue



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Re: Recommended Foreign Films
Posted on Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:28 am

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Nicotina - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0337930/?ref_=fn_al_tt_4 - Mexico, Dark Comedy

Good for those who like capers that go wrong. And no, it's not all about Nicotine Sweating


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Re: Recommended Foreign Films
Posted on Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:55 am

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I have a few more to add to this list. The first being 美人鱼 (The Mermaid) a Chinese film by Stephen Chow. Also, there's the foreigner. A movie with Jackie Chan about a mans quest for justice.


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Re: Recommended Foreign Films
Posted on Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:16 pm

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Sensai Steve wrote:I have a few more to add to this list. The first being 美人鱼 (The Mermaid) a Chinese film by Stephen Chow. Also, there's the foreigner. A movie with Jackie Chan about a mans quest for justice.

Stephen Chow films are funny. Shaolin Soccer, Kung Fu Hustle to name a few...


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Re: Recommended Foreign Films
Posted on Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:13 pm

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Mohican Comes Home (Mohikan Kokyo ni Kaeru / モヒカン故郷に帰る) is a quirky Japanese film about a punk rocker failing to make a living in Tokyo with his girlfriend returning to his home in the boondocks to care for his dying dad. Funny and poignant at the same time.

Highly recommended!

Trailer:


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Re: Recommended Foreign Films
Posted on Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:29 pm

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"My wife is a gangster" action comedy.. quite fun if you have some time to waste


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Re: Recommended Foreign Films
Posted on Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:12 am

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^ And Part II is as funny as the first one. Wink

More recent ones I liked:

- I am a Hero,
- Let's go Jets,
- Our Little Sister.

Or Korean:

- Midnight Runners,
- The Phone,
- The Wailing,
- Time Renegades.


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