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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)

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

Aksar (2006)

4.9/10
Director: Ananth Narayan Mahadevan
Starring: Dino Morea, Udita Goswami, Emraan Hashmi

Photographer Ricky (Emraan Hashmi) is known for both his talent and his womanising ways. After a chance encounter with rich business man Raj (Dino Mor... Read more

Alatriste (2006)

6.1/10
Director: Agustin Diaz Yanes
Starring: Javier Camara, Viggo Mortensen, Elena Anaya, Eduard Fernandez, Enrico Lo Verso

Viggo Mortensen leads an all-star cast in this swashbuckling period drama about Diego Alatriste, a former soldier and mercenary who becomes a hero of... Read more

Alphaville (1965)

7.2/10
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Starring: Eddie Constantine, Anna Karina, Akim Tamiroff

Jean-Luc Godard's stylish, offbeat blend of American Private Eye films and European Science fiction stars Eddie Constantine as a detective whose lates... Read more

An Amorous Woman of Tang Dynasty (1984)

Director: Eddie Ling-Cheng Fong
Starring: Pat Ha, Alex Man, Monica Lam

A Taoist priestess (Pat Ha) rebels against her conservative times, indulging in a passionate affair with an itinerant swordsman. Following his depart... Read more

An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

8.2/10
Director: Yasujiro Ozu
Starring: Shima Iwashita, Shin-Ichiro Mikami, Keiji Sada, Mariko Okada, Chishu Ryu

One of the world's most celebrated filmmakers, Yasujiro Ozu, observes the tangled relationships of Japanese families with an amazing blend of intimacy... Read more

An Autumn Tale (1998)

Director: Eric Rohmer
Starring: Marie Riviere, Beatrice Romand, Alain Libolt

Eric Rohmer's romantic comedy concludes his film cycle "The Tales of the four Seasons". Set in Southern France, where a lonely woman (Beatrice Romand)... Read more

Anatomy of Hell (2003)

4.5/10
Director: Catherine Breillat
Starring: Amira Casar, Rocco Siffredi

A.k.a. "Anatomie De L'Enfer". After encountering a man at a gay nightclub, a suicidal woman hires the stranger to watch her explore her sexuality over... Read more