Foreign Film Fans

A group for movie fans who enjoy foreign films. To avoid any confusion these should be any film not labeled "made in USA," which include any non-English language films or films considered exclusively from Great Britain or Canada.


Whenever possible please include country film is from, some cast members, year of release, a short description of film such as story and genre (comedy, horror, suspense, drama, documentary,etc.).

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From France, "The Color of Lies," a 1999 drama/mystery, set in a small seaside town, about the discovery of a murdered 10 year-old girl and the famous painter, now an art teacher, who is the main suspect. Cast: Jacques Gambin, Sandrine Bonnaire, ...
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Ray13 8 OH Dec 13 Dec 13 00 comments
"La Dolce Vita," an Italian movie considered by some to be Federico Fellini's masterpiece. If you are a big fan of foreign films there's not much else I need to say. 174 min. Trailer: Youtube
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Ray13 8 OH Nov 18 Nov 18 11 comment
Looks hilarious.. Youtube
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Captain_Feelgood 8 NC Nov 18 Nov 18 11 comment
From Japan, a 2017 sci-fi thriller: "Before We Vanish." From director Kiyoshi Kurosawa, a unique tale of alien invasion as 3 aliens travel to Earth on a reconnaissance mission, each one taking possession of human bodies...leaving only hollow shells,...
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Ray13 8 OH Oct 24 Oct 24 00 comments
Today's Google Doodle celebrates Belgian physicist Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau, inventor of the phenakistiscope, a device that led to the birth of cinema by creating the illusion of a moving image led to the invention of movies. [ndtv.com]
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William77 7 India Oct 14 Oct 14 00 comments
"Eyes Without a Face" aka "Thr Horror Chamber of Dr. Faustus." A 1959 French horror film set in a secluded French countryside where a radical surgeon performs expermental surgery on his daughter to restore her face that was disfigured in an auto ...
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Ray13 8 OH Oct 12 Oct 12 11 comment
"Black Sabbath," a 1963 Italian horror film of three terrifying tales. Directed by famed Italian horror film director Mario Bava. The stories are introduced by Boris Karloff, who stars in one. Co-starring: Mark Damon, Jacqueline Pierreux, Michele ...
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Ray13 8 OH Oct 7 Oct 7 00 comments
"Lacombe Lucien" is a 1974 French film set during the Nazi Occupation of France. It concerns a young man who sets out to join the Resistance, and falls in love with a Jewish tailor's daughter. Directed with style by Louis Malle. Cast: Pierre Blaise,...
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Ray13 8 OH Oct 3 Oct 3 00 comments
With Halloween on its way, here is one of my favorite British films for that day: "Dead of Night," a 1945 anthology film that concerns an architect, played perfectly by Mervyn Johns, who pays a visit to a country estate on business and realizes it is...
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Ray13 8 OH Oct 1 Oct 1 11 comment
"The Match Factory Girl," a 1990 black-comedy from Finland. A drab, oppressed young woman allows herself to fall for the wrong man; he dumps her, but her reaction is anything but passive. Can't say any more without spoiling it. Clever, ironic story....
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Ray13 8 OH Sep 25 Sep 25 00 comments
Amelie French 2001 What’s your favorite part? Mine is the garden gnome and the postcards. But there are so many funny parts! Youtube
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Killtheskyfairy 7 NY Sep 17 Sep 17 11 comment
A Man Called Ove (Swedish: En man som heter Ove, pronounced [ˈuːvɛ]) is a Swedish comedy-drama film which was released to cinemas in Sweden 25 December 2015.[3] The film was written and directed by Hannes Holm, and is based on author Fredrik ...
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Killtheskyfairy 7 NY Sep 17 Sep 17 33 comments
"Beauty & The Beast," the 1946 French version by French artist/poet Jean Cocteau. Set in 18th Century France it is the classic tale of Beauty's love for an agonized and pathetic beast that dwells in a castle. Exquisite music by Georges Auric. Cast:...
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Ray13 8 OH Sep 17 Sep 17 11 comment
"Black Sunday," aka "The Demon Mask," a 1960 horror film from Italy. Directed by Mario Bava, it tells the story of a princess killed as a witch...and returns two centuries later to get revenge. Stars Barbara Steele in a duel role as the returning ...
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Ray13 8 OH Sep 9 Sep 9 00 comments
"The Kind Words" a 2016 Israeli drama-comedy. Three Jewish Israeli siblings, in the wake of their mother's death, learn that the man who raised them is not their biological father. Cast: Rotem Zussman, Assaf Ben Shimon, Maurice Benichou, Sasson ...
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Ray13 8 OH Aug 22 Aug 22 00 comments
"The Last Suit" is a 2017 Spanish language drama - with a touch of humor. An 88 year-old Jewish tailor runs away from his family in Buenos Aires to Poland... in hopes of finding a friend who saved him from death after escaping from a Nazi ...
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Ray13 8 OH Aug 18 Aug 18 00 comments
"Next Time I'll Aim For The Heart" is a 2014 French thriller based on true events. The film chronicles the actions of a serial killer of young women... who is also a respected French gendarme tasked with apprehending the killer. Rated R for ...
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Ray13 8 OH Aug 16 Aug 16 00 comments
"Purple Noon," a 1961 thriller from France. A young man is hired to bring an American playboy home but decides instead to murder him and assume his identity. If it sounds familiar it is because the 1999 film "The Talented Mr. Ripley" is a remake of ...
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Ray13 8 OH Aug 12 Aug 12 00 comments
"Son of the Bride," a 2002 comedy/drama from Argentina. 42 year old Rafael is having a mid-life crisis: his business responsibilities have devoured his personal life, his girlfriend is upset with his lack of commitment, his ex-wife wants him to ...
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Ray13 8 OH Aug 10 Aug 10 00 comments
"The Scent of Green Papaya" is a 1993 French-Vietnamese tale set in 1950s Saigon about a 10 year old servant girl who comes to work in a wealthy household and details her relationships with the various household members, concluding a decade later ...
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Ray13 8 OH Aug 8 Aug 8 22 comments
"Divine Intervention" a Palestinian-made satire from 2003. A love affair between two people who meet at an Israeli check point and watch silently as life unfolds before them in a series of unusual vignettes. Has very little dialog, but languages are...
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Ray13 8 OH Aug 6 Aug 6 00 comments
"Kolya," a 1996 Czech comedy/drama film, directed by Jan Sverak and winner of Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film of 1996. After agreeing to marry a woman to guarantee her Czech citizenship, Frantisek is abandoned by her and left with her ...
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Ray13 8 OH July 30 Jul 30 11 comment
"The Diving Bell & The Butterfly," a 2007 French film based on true story of the editor of French magazine Elle, Jean-Dominique Bauby, who suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body except for his left eyelid - and how he managed to dictate his...
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Ray13 8 OH July 24 Jul 24 00 comments
"Quay of the Goldsmiths" , aka "Quai des Orfevres" - a 1947 French crime film by director Henri-Georges Clouzot. About a police inspector and his investigation of the murder of an old movie producer. Much of the story is set in a sleazy music hall ...
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Ray13 8 OH July 23 Jul 23 00 comments
"The Magician," a 1958 fantasy-suspense film from Sweden by director Ingmar Bergman. A complex study of a 19th Century hypnotist-magician who finds himself debt-ridden and charged with blasphemy...the portrait of a man who is part-faker, ...
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Ray13 8 OH July 21 Jul 21 11 comment


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