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)

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

Troll Hunter (2010)

Director: André Øvredal
Starring: Otto Jespersen

A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to fo... 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

Turtles Can Fly (2004)

Director: Bahman Ghobadi
Starring: Soran Ebrahim, Hirsh Feyssal, Avaz Latif

On the border of Iraq and Turkey, in the days leading up to the second US-led war, a young technology-obsessed boy nicknamed Satellite convinces the v... Read more

Twenty-Four Eyes (1954)

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita
Starring: Hideko Takamine

A beautifully made, sensitive drama about a teacher (Hideko Takamine) beginning her long career. As the years pass we follow not only her progress, b... Read more

Twentynine Palms (2004)

Director: Bruno Dumont
Starring: Yekaterina Golubeva, David Wissack

A brash, challenging and sexually explicit film accused of being anti-American, homophobic and sexist! David and his French girlfriend, Katia travel... Read more

Twin Sisters (2002)

Director: Ben Sombogaart
Starring: Thekla Reuten, Nadja Uhl, Ellen Vogel, Gudrun Okras

A.k.a. "De Tweeling". After the deaths of their parents, inseparable twin sisters Anna and Lotte Bamberg are cruelly separated at the age of six. Anna... Read more

Two Women (1960)

Director: Vittorio De Sica
Starring: Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Eleanora Brown

Sophia Loren won an Academy Award for her portrayal of a mother ravaged by war as she and her 13-year-old daughter become the focus of attack by retre... Read more