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)

Tokyo Drifter (1966)

Director: Seijun Suzuki
Starring: Tetsuya Watari, Hideaki Nitani, Chieko Matsubara

This prime slice of Japanese pulp fiction has Tetsu, a yakuza trying to go straight, roaming the land in his pastel blue suit via a succession of colo... Read more

Tomie (1999)

Director: Ataru Oikawa
Starring: Miho Kanno, Yoriko Douguchi, Tomoroh Taguchi, Mami Nakamura

After a past trauma a young girl is trying to recover her memories with the aid of a psychiatrist and the name 'Tomie' keeps cropping up. Meanwhile a... Read more

Tomie: Rebirth (2001)

Director: Takashi Shimizu
Starring: Miki Sakai, Kumiko Endo, Masaya Kikawada, Satoshi Tsumabuki

She's at it again! In this third installment of the series, based on the popular manga by Junji Ito, Tomie is modelling for an art student. Naturally... Read more

Tomie: Replay (2000)

Director: Fujiro Mitsuishi
Starring: Yosuke Kubozuka, Sayaka Yamaguchi, Mai Houshou

This sequel to the popular 1999 film sees Tomie now regenerating herself inside a young girl. When doctors operate, Tomie is released upon the world o... Read more

Tony Takitani (2004)

Director: Jun Ichikawa
Starring: Issey Ogata, Rie Miyazawa

Tony Takitani is lonely. Since he was kid, bullied for his 'western' name and neglected by his jazz musician father, Tony has been apart from the res... Read more

Travellers and Magicians (2003)

Director: Khyentse Norbu
Starring: Tshe Wang Dendup, Lhakpa Dorji, Sonam Kinga, Sonam Lhamo, Deki Yangzom

Dondup is sick of life in his small Himalayan village and is determined to make a go of it in the US. On the trek to the airport Dondup meets up with... Read more

Triple Agent (2004)

Director: Eric Rohmer
Starring: Serge Renko, Katerina Didaskalou

Loosely based on a true story, this sublime drama from director Eric Rohmer follows the complex marriage between a Greek painter and her White Russian... Read more

Tristana (1970)

Director: Luis Bunuel
Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Fernando Rey, Franco Nero

Toledo, Spain, 1923. Tristana, a young woman aged 18, has just lost her mother and is taken in by Don Lope, an impoverished aristocrat known as a free... Read more

Trop Belle Pour Toi ( Too Beautiful For You ) (1989)

Director: Bertrand Blier
Starring: Gerard Depardieu, Josiane Balasko, Carole Bouquet

Gerard Depardieu is the star of this highly praised comedy, as a wealthy bourgeois businessman with an incredibly beautiful wife, (Carole Boquet) who... Read more

Tsotsi (2005)

Director: Gavin Hood
Starring: Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zenzo Ngqobe, Z...

Tsotsi, (a slang word for 'thug'), is a Johannesberg delinquent whose life has been a series of abandonments and abuse, resulting in a young man alrea... Read more