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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 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

A World Without Thieves (2004)

7.3/10
Director: Feng Xiaogang
Starring: Andy Lau, Rene Liu, Ge You, Baoqiang Wang, Bingbing Li

Bo (Andy Lau) and Li (Rene Liu) play a pair of expert grifters who have just amassed a large wad of cash, prompting Li to say she wants out of the biz... Read more

A Young Prisoner's Revenge (2002)

Director: Mu Deyuan
Starring: Zhao Youliang, Chen Si Cheng, Xi Mei Juan

A fifteen year old boy is charged with a robbery, in order to reduce his sentence the family offer the judge a bribe, but unbeknowns to them the lawye... Read more

Abnormal Beauty (2004)

Director: Oxide Pang
Starring: Anson Leung, Race Wong, Rosanne Wong

The Pang Brothers cast sisters from Hong Kong rock group 2Rs as lesbian lovers in this their latest mood horror. Photographer Jin is dissatisfied wit... Read more

Abouna (2002)

6.7/10
Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Starring: Ahidjo Mahamat Moussa, Zara Haroun, Hamza Moctar Aguid

A.k.a. "Our Father". Set in the director's native Chad, the sensuous "Abouna" begins with the striking image of a man in Western dress crossing a dese... Read more

Above The Street Below The Water (Over gaden under vandet) (2009)

5.5/10
Starring: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Nicolas Bro, Charlotte Fich

3 ex/potentially ex couples in Copenhagen, interconnected by extramarital affairs or work at the theater, are having problems as are their kids. Read more

Accion Mutante (1993)

6.5/10
Director: Alex De La Iglesia
Starring: Antonio Resines, Frederique Feder, Alex Angulo

This outrageous twisted treat is set in the year 2012 where beauty and style reign supreme, imperfection and deformity are abhorred. Accion Mutante, a... Read more

Accused ( Anklaget ) (2005)

7.1/10
Director: Jacob Thuesen
Starring: Troels Lyby, Sofie Grabol, Louise Mieritz, Soren Malling, Michael Asmussen

Henrik is a swimming teacher whose life is turned upside-down when he is picked up by the police one day following an accusation of incest from his di... Read more

Agatha and the Storm (2004)

Director: Silvio Soldini
Starring: Licia Maglietta, Giuseppe Battiston, Claudio Santamaria

As proprietor of a bookshop in Genoa, the warm and intelligent Agatha dispenses literary wisdom to her adoring customers. When a younger man heeds her... Read more

Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990)

Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Akira Terao, Mieko Harada, Mitsuko Baisho

Eight mesmerising tableaus explore the subconscious at various stages of an elderly mans life in this visually stunning work from the master Japanese... Read more