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)

Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)

Director: Ang Lee
Starring: Sihung Lung, Kuei-Mei Yang, Yu-Wen Wang

Acclaimed comedy-drama from Ang Lee ("The Wedding Banquet") about Chu, a widowed master chef facing such problems as losing his sense of taste, his th... Read more

WR - Mysteries Of The Organism (1971)

Director: Dusan Makavejev
Starring: Milena Dravic, Jagoda Kaloper, Tuli Kupferberg

WR is Dr Wilhelm Reich, eulogized here in the documentary section as one who advocated orgasm as a means of releasing inhibition, includes such bizarr... Read more

Kidnapped (2010)

Director: Miguel Angel Vivas
Starring: Ana Wagener, Fernando Cayo, Manuela Velles

The most astounding and uncompromising film of the year, Miguel Angel Vivas " Kidnapped" is a masterpiece of tension and all-too-realistic violence. J... Read more

The Last Circus (2010)

Director: Alex De La Iglesia
Starring: Manuel Tallafe, Antonio de la Torre, Carlos Areces, Carolina Bang

Director Alex de la Iglesia presents this twisted tale of love and revenge set in a 1970s Spanish circus. Javier, a Sad Clown, finds work in a circus... Read more

Biutiful (2010)

Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Starring: Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem gives a powerful performance in director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's ("21 Grams") stirring drama about a small-time Barcelona criminal... Read more

The Milk of Sorrow (2010)

Director: Claudia llosa
Starring: Susi Sanchez, Magaly Solier, Delci Heredia

'La teta asustada' The rape of her late mother during the Peruvian civil wars of the 1980s causes Fausta (Magaly Solier) to fear the effects of a terr... Read more

Me Too (2010)

Director: Alvaro Pastor, Antonio Naharro
Starring: Lola Duenas, Pablo Pineda

"Yo, Tambien" This sensitive and moving Spanish drama concerns Daniel (Pablo Pineda), a young man with Down's syndrome who has recently graduated from... Read more

The Moon In The Gutter (1983)

Director: Jean-Jacques Beineix
Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Gerard Depardieu, Victoria Abril

Following his American success with 'Diva', much was expected of Beineix, and his 'Moon in the Gutter' was generally panned. But this elegantly shot r... Read more

Room in Rome (2010)

Director: Julio Medem
Starring: Enrico Lo Verso, Elena Anaya, Natasha Yarovenko

A sensual two-handed drama from Spanish writer-director Julio Medem ('Sex and Lucia'), 'Room in Rome' charts a one night stand that develops into some... Read more

Broken Embraces (2009)

Director: Pedro Almodovar
Starring: Penelope Cruz, Jose Luis Gomez, Tamar Novas, Blanca Portillo, Lluis Homar, Ruben...

Pedro Almodovar's acclaimed tale of sex, secrets and cinema centers on Mateo Blanco (Lluis Homar), a blind writer and filmmaker who now goes by the mo... Read more