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)

Wild Zero (2000)

Director: Tetsuro Takeuchi
Starring: Guitar Wolf, Drum Wolf, Bass Wolf, Masashi Endo, Kwancharu Shitichai

When aliens start turning the population into flesh-eating zombies, only rock fan Ace and his favourite band, Guitar Wolf (and they're a real band!) h... Read more

Wim Wenders' Documentaries: Tokyo-Ga / Notebook on Cities and Clothes / Room 666 (1982)

Director: Wim Wenders

This collection of three documentaries from the iconic German filmmaker includes: 'Tokyo-Ga' (1985) - Using the work of acclaimed Japanese director Ya... Read more

Wim Wenders' Road Movies: Alice In The Cities (1973) / Wrong Move (1975) / Kings Of The Road (1976)

Director: Wim Wenders
Starring: Rudiger Vogler, Yella Rottlander, Lisa Kreuzer, Hanna Schygulla, Hanns Zischler

This trilogy of road movies from acclaimed German director Wim Wenders, starring Rudiger Vogler, form a commentary on the adoption of American culture... Read more

Windhorse (1998)

Director: Paul Wagner
Starring: Dadon, Jampa Kelsang, Richard Chang, Lu Yu

This compelling first feature from Academy Award-winning documentarian Paul Wagner tells the story of three young Tibetans and their search for freedo... Read more

Window To Paris (1995)

Director: Yuri Mamin
Starring: Agnes Soral, Serguei Dontsov, Victor Mikhailov

An unusual fantasy from Russia about a group of St. Petersburg residents who find a strange 'spatial ladder' in the closet of a deceased neighbor that... Read more

Wintersleepers (1997)

Director: Tom Tykwer
Starring: Ulrich Matthers, Marie-Lou Sellem, Floriane Daniel, Heino Ferch

From the director of 'Run Lola Run', focusing on the lives of five people caught in a snowbound mountain town. "Disturbing, scary and erotic... Tom Ty... Read more

Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown (1988)

Director: Pedro Almodovar
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Carmen Maura, Julieta Serrano, Maria Barranco, Rossy de Palma

A popular actress (perennial Almodovar favourite, Carmen Maura) is driven to distraction when her lover leaves for another woman. She's certain she ca... Read more

Working Woman (2018)

Starring: Liron Ben-Shlush, Menashe Noy, Oshri Cohen

Life at work becomes unbearable for Orna. Her boss appreciates and promotes her, while making inappropriate advances. Her husband struggles to keep hi... Read more

Would I Lie To You, Again? (2001)

Director: Thomas Gilou
Starring: Richard Anconina, Bruno Solo, Jose Garcia, Gilbert Melki, Gad Elmaleh, Daniel Pr...

A more than worthy sequel to the 1997 comedy that reunites the original cast as Jewish businessmen in the rag trade. Unfortunately business is on the... Read more

Would I Lie To You? / Would I Lie To You, Again? (1997)

Director: Thomas Gilou
Starring: Richard Anconina, Vincent Elbaz, Bruno Solo

'Would I Lie To You?' Jobless, broke and down and out in Paris, Eddie Vuibert (Richard Anconina) is going nowhere fast. After a local fabric-seller co... Read more