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Foreign Language Films

Possibly Alice's strongest collection are the Foreign Language Films. Here you can totally immerse yourself in a veritable feast of titles from around the globe. We have divided this section into regional categories. There are many great films to be discovered within and they make for a preferred alternative to the steady input of Hollywood fodder that generally permeates our screens. Right: The wonderful "Manon Des Sources" ("Jean de Florette" Part 2)

3-Iron (2004)

8.1/10
Director: Kim Ki-duk
Starring: Lee Seung-yeon, Jae Hee, Kwon Hyuk-ho

Breaking into mansions while the homeowners are away, an enigmatic drifter repays his hosts' unwitting hospitality by performing small chores in the r... Read more

36 Quai des Orfevres (2004)

7.6/10
Director: Olivier Marchal
Starring: Gerard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Andre Dussollier, Valeria Golino, Roschdy Zem

Two of France's most charismatic and enduring actors, Gerard Depardieu and Daniel Auteuil face off as cops competing for the same promotion, using all... Read more

6 A.M. (2004)

5.5/10
Director: Adrian Kwan
Starring: Kenny Kwan, Steven Cheung, Katie Kwok, Charlene Choi, Ray Lui, Gillian Chung

Canto-pop idols Kenny Kwan and Steven Cheung star in this zany action comedy as two rebellious high school students keen to escape the boredom of regu... Read more

6 Days, 6 Nights (1995)

Director: Diane Kurys
Starring: Anne Parillaud, Beatrice Dalle, Patrick Aurignac

A menage-a- trois between rival sisters and a boyfriend provide the dramatic focus of this French Film. Anne Parillaud and Beatrice Dalle star. Read more

71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994)

7.3/10
Director: Michael Haneke
Starring: Udo Samel, Anne Bennent, Branko Samarovski, Otto Grunmandl, Gabriel Cosmin Urdes

Inspired by a shocking true life shooting spree in Vienna in 1993, Michael Haneke's challenging film weaves together fragments of the story in an atte... Read more

8 Women ( 8 Femmes ) (2002)

7.1/10
Director: Francois Ozon
Starring: Fanny Ardant, Emmanuelle Beart, Danielle Darrieux, Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle H...

An all-star array of Gallic actresses - Fanny Ardant, Emmanuelle Beart, Danielle Darrieux, Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle Huppert, Virginie Ledoyen, Firm... Read more

A Bittersweet Life (2005)

7.6/10
Director: Kim Jee-Woon
Starring: Byung-hun Lee, Min-a Shin, Yeong-Cheol Kim

For the past seven years super-smooth Sun-woo (Byung-hun Lee) has served his gangster boss with unflinching loyalty. He is such a trusty that his bos... Read more

A Brighter Summer Day (Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian) (1991)

8.4/10
Director: Edward Yang
Starring: Elaine Jin, Jonathan Chang

Based on a true story, primarily on a conflict between two youth gangs, a 14-year-old boy's girlfriend conflicts with the head of one gang for an uncl... Read more

A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)

7.6/10
Director: Tony Ching Siu-Tung
Starring: Leslie Cheung, Joi Wang, Liu Zhaoming, Wu Ma

This delirious supernatural fantasy focuses on the relationship between a young tax collector (Leslie Cheung) and a seductive female ghost he meets in... Read more

A Chinese Ghost Story 2 (1990)

Director: Tony Ching Siu-Tung
Starring: Michelle Reis, Leslie Cheung, Joey Wong, Jacky Cheung

The mystic fantasy spectacular continues as four teenagers led by Leslie Cheung, find themselves in the middle of a nasty supernatural war between an... Read more