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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)

A Few Days in September (2006)

5.4/10
Director: Santiago Amigorena
Starring: Juliette Binoche, John Turturro, Sara Forestier, Tom Riley, Nick Nolte

An international tale of intrigue with more than a hint of satire has Juliette Binoche as a French agent on the trail of a missing CIA operative with... Read more

A Heart Elsewhere (2003)

Director: Pupi Avati
Starring: Neri Marcore, Vanessa Incontrada, Giancarlo Giannini

Aka "Il Cuore Altrove". Nello Balocchi, a 35-year-old teacher of Greek and Latin, shy and reserved by nature, is invited to Bologna by his father Cesa... Read more

A Heart in Winter (1992)

Director: Claude Sautet
Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Emmanuelle Beart, Andre Dussollier

AKA 'Un Coeur en Hiver'. A critically applauded and popular film set in the world of music. Winner of the Venice Silver Lion and two French Cesars, t... Read more

A Man and a Woman (1966)

7.6/10
Director: Claude Lelouch
Starring: Anouk Aimee, Jean-Louis Trintignant

One of cinema's great romances, this lyrical Claude Lelouch love story between widowed script girl Anouk Aimee and auto racer/widower Jean-Louis Trint... Read more

A Pornographic Affair (1999)

Director: Frederic Fonteyne
Starring: Nathalie Baye, Sergi Lopez

Aka 'An Affair of Love'. Nathalie Baye is a Parisian woman who takes out a personal and in a magazine and has a steamy encounter with Spanish-born res... Read more

A Song For Martin (2001)

7/10
Director: Bille August
Starring: Sven Wolter, Viveka Seldahl

In director Bille August's meditation on autumnal love, famous composer Martin meets and falls for Barbara a gifted violinist. Abandoning their former... Read more

A Summer's Tale (1996)

7.7/10
Director: Eric Rohmer
Starring: Amanda Langlet, Melvil Poupaud, Aurella Nolin

The third part in Eric Rohmer's "Tales of the Four Seasons" tells the sweet tale of a young man torn between three women. With naturalistic settings,... Read more

A Tale of a Naughty Girl (2002)

6.7/10
Director: Buddhadeb Dasgupta
Starring: Samata Das, Rituparna Sengupta, Arpan Basar

India, 1969. Rajani, a prostitute, and her daughter, Lati, both live in a bordello in a little town called Gospaira. Hoping that her daughter will hav... Read more

A Tale of Springtime ( Conte De Printemps ) (1989)

7.4/10
Director: Eric Rohmer
Starring: Anne Teyssedre, Hugues Quester, Florence Darel

The first in Eric Rohmer's acclaimed series "Tales of the Four Seasons". An enchanting comedy of manners about a philosophy teacher who meets and befr... Read more

A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

7.2/10
Director: Kim Jee-Woon
Starring: Su-jeong Lim, Geun-yeong Mun, Jung-ah Yum, Kap-su Kim

The Asian pop culture crossover continues with this eerie South Korean horror, with more than a shiver of recognition from the modern Japanese classic... Read more