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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 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

A Taxing Woman (1987)

7.4/10
Director: Juzo Itami
Starring: Nobuko Miyamoto, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Masahiko Tsugawa

Juzo Itami's hilarious follow-up to 'Tampopo' is a satiric comedy of ambition, greed and the battle of the sexes. A disarming and dedicated woman tax... Read more

A Thousand Months (2003)

6.3/10
Director: Faouzi Bensaidi
Starring: Fouad Labied, Nezha Rahil, Mohammed Majo

Set during Ramadan in 1981, "A Thousand Months" tells the story of Medhi, a seven-year-old boy (Fouad Labied) who lives in the Atlas Mountains. His jo... Read more

A Time for Drunken Horses (2001)

7.7/10
Director: Bahman Ghobadi
Starring: Ayoub Ahmadi, Rojin Younessi

Lyrical, emotional and bleak drama about several siblings of a poverty stricken Kurdish family desperately trying to find funding for the treatment of... Read more

A Very Long Engagement (2004)

7.7/10
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Starring: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jean-Pierre Becker, Dominique Bettenfeld, Clovis...

In 1919, Mathilde (Audrey Tautou) was 19 years old. Two years earlier, her fiance Manech (Gaspard Ulliel) left for the front at the Somme. Like millio... Read more

A Weatherwoman (1995)

Director: Tomoaki Hosoyama
Starring: Kei Mizutami, Kunihiko Ida, Eisei Amamoto

This over-the-top farce about greed, power, and Japan's national obsession with weather reports stars a gorgeous Kei Mizutami playing a very unusual w... Read more

A Woman's Life (2016)

6.5/10
Director: Stephane Brize
Starring: Judith Chemla, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Yolande Moreau

A fragmented account of the life of Jeanne as she sets out on the path of adult life and gradually experiences the harsh realities of a woman's life i... Read more