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 Shadow Of Doubt (1992)

Director: Aline Issermann
Starring: Mireille Perrier, Alain Bashung, Sandrine Blancke

A taut psychological drama about a 12-year-old who accuses her father of abusing her, but is faced with disbelief from all sides. Superb performances... Read more

A Song For Martin (2001)

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 Story Of Women (1988)

Director: Claude Chabrol
Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Francois Cluzet, Nils Tavernier

Claude Chabrol based this brilliant, award-winning film on the true story of the last woman to be guillotined in France. Isabelle Huppert delivers a s... Read more

A Strange Place to Meet (1988)

Director: Francois Dupeyron
Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Gerard Depardieu, Andre Wilms

Two of the most popular and legendary stars of contemporary French cinema (Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu) give perfectly judged and witty per... Read more

A Summer's Tale (1996)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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 Taxing Woman's Return (1988)

Director: Juzo Itami
Starring: Nobuko Miyamoto, Rentaro Mikuni, Masahiko Tsugawa

Relentless Japanese tax inspector, Nobuko Miyamoto is back to take on felonious businessmen, corrupt politicians, and a priestly con artist in this sa... Read more