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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)

Armaan (2003)

5.3/10
Director: Honey Irani
Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Gracy Singh, Preity Zinta

Dr. Siddharth Sinha (Amitabh Bachchan) is a heart surgeon raising funds to turn his small hospital into a state-of-the-art medical facility. Dr. Akash... Read more

Army in the Shadows ( aka Army of Shadows ) (1969)

Director: Jean-Pierre Melville
Starring: Lino Ventura, Paul Meurisse, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Simone Signoret

A.k.a. 'Army of Shadows'. Based on Joseph Kessel's novel, this war drama follows several months in the life of French Resistance fighter Philippe Gerb... Read more

Artemisia (1997)

6.8/10
Director: Agnes Merlet
Starring: Michel Serrault, Valentina Cervi, Maurice Garrel

A powerful biographic study of a talented Italian woman artist, Artemisia Gentileshi, struggling against the narrow mindedness of Renaissance attitude... Read more

As It Is In Heaven (2004)

7.6/10
Director: Kay Pollak
Starring: Michael Nyqvist, Frida Hallgren, Lennart Jahkel, Ingela Olsson, Niklas Falk

Daniel (Michael Nyquist) is an internationally acclaimed, though temperamental and lonely, conductor when a physical break-down prompts him to return... Read more

Ashes in the Snow (2018)

6.7/10
Director: Marius A. Markevicius
Starring: Sophie Cookson, Bel Powley

In 1941, a 16-year-old aspiring artist and her family are deported to Siberia amidst Stalin's brutal dismantling of the Baltic region. One girl's pass... Read more

Asoka (2001)

Director: Santosh Sivan
Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Danny Denzongpa

A sweeping epic which traces the life of Emperor Asoka, the grandson of Chandragupta Maurya who ascended the throne of Magadha in the 3rd century B.C.... Read more

Asphalt (1929)

7.6/10
Director: Joe May
Starring: Betty Amann, Gustav Frohlich, Else Heller

One of the last great German Expressionist films of the silent era from acclaimed director Joe May. A by-the-book traffic cop (Gustav Frohlich) catche... Read more

Assassination ( aka Ansatsu ) (1964)

7.3/10
Director: Masahiro Shinoda
Starring: Shima Iwashita, Tetsuro Tamba, Eiji Okuda, Keiji Sada, Eitaro Ozawa

Based on the novel by Ryotaro Shiba, this samurai classic from director Masahiro Shinoda begins in the waning years of the Tokugawa Shogunate. As Ame... Read more

At Five in the Afternoon (2003)

6.9/10
Director: Samira Makhmalbaf
Starring: Agheleh Rezaie, Abdolgani Yousefrazi, Razi Mohebi, Marzieh Amiri

Samira Makhmalbaf's "At Five in the Afternoon" was the first film to be made in Afghanistan following the fall of the Taliban regime. Set in the ruine... Read more

Atomised (2006)

6.6/10
Director: Oskar Roehler
Starring: Moritz Bleibtreu, Franka Potente

Based on Michel Houellebecq's controversial novel, this movie focuses on Michael and Bruno, two very different half-brothers and their disturbed sexua... Read more