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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)

Angel Negro ( Dark Angel ) (2000)

4.4/10
Director: Jorge Olguin
Starring: Andrea Freund, Alvario Morales, Blanca Lewin, Juan Pablo Bastidas

Angel Cruz (Blanca Lewin) is a beautiful young student who disappears on the night of her high school graduation. Was she killed in a tragic accident... Read more

Angel-A (2005)

7.1/10
Director: Luc Besson
Starring: Jamel Debbouze, Rie Rasmussen, Gilbert Melki, Serge Riaboukine, Akim Chir

Luc Besson directs this uncharacteristically sparse fantasy in which a forlorn and deeply in debt Andre (Jamel Debbouze), decides to hurl himself into... Read more

Angela (2001)

5.8/10
Director: Roberta Torre
Starring: Donatella Finocchiaro, Andrea Di Stephano, Mario Pupella

Angela is married to Saro, and for years shares his Mafia life of drug dealing and easy money. She is his wife, his mistress and his confidante. The l... Read more

Any Way The Wind Blows (2003)

7.2/10
Director: Tom Barman
Starring: Diane De Belder, Frank Vercuyssen, Tom Barman

Belgian musician Tom Barman, founder of the rock band dEUS, has made a wild, ambitious debut that draws its influences from sources as varied as Woody... Read more

Apres Vous... (2003)

6.6/10
Director: Pierre Salvadori
Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Jose Garcia, Sandrine Kiberlain, Marilyne Canto, Michele Moretti...

A.k.a. "After You". Antoine (Daniel Auteuil), a maitre d' at an upmarket Parisian brasserie, prevents the suicide of a stranger (Jose Garcia) and atte... Read more

Arabian Nights (1974)

6.8/10
Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini

The final part of Pasolini's 'Trilogy of Life' series, following 'The Decameron' and 'The Canterbury Tales', was two years in the making. The location... Read more

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