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Foreign Films

Films that originate from different cultures around the world.

A Five Star Life Film Review star
Irene Lorenzi stays in the world's most luxurious hotels, and gets paid to do so. But as Irene approaches middle-age, she begins to question what true luxury and freedom entail. "A Five Star Life" is directed by Maria Sole Tognazzi.

A Hijacking Film Review star
Mikkel, a husband and father, is a cook on the ship MV Rozen when it is hijacked by Somali pirates. Peter Ludvigsen, the company CEO, must decide how much to pay for the ship and its crew. "A Hijacking" is a tense psychological drama written and directed by Tobias Lindholm.

Abuse of Weakness Film Review star
Why would an intelligent woman submit to the machinations of an admitted con man and thief? "Abuse of Weakness", written and directed by Catherine Breillat, explores this question and is based on the director's own experience.

Balcony on the Sea Film Review star
Before making "The Artist", Jean Dujardin starred in Nicole Garcia's evocative film "Balcony on the Sea." Using France's colonial history in Algeria as a backdrop, this film is an unusual love story with political overtones.

Elena Film Review star
Elena's love for her son is blind and fierce. Her husband misjudges the depth of her devotion and pays the price. "Elena" is an Andrey Zvyagintsev film.

Leviathan Film Review star
The story of Kolya, a man who is fighting the town mayor's attempt to confiscate his land and property,is a tragedy and a tale with a social conscience. "Leviathan" was a 2015 Academy Award nominee in the best foreign language film category.

Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed Film Review star
1966, and John Lennon is in Spain shooting a "How I Won The War". Antonio, who idolizes Lennon and uses his lyrics to teach English, hits the road to meet his pop hero. Beautifully photographed, this tale is told with warmth and clarity by writer/director David Trueba.

Mustang Film Review star
An Academy Award Nominee in 2016 for Best Foreign Language Film, "Mustang" is the feature debut of writer/director Deniz Gamze Erguven. Five orphaned sisters in a Turkish village rebel against the restrictions placed on their lives.

Shun Li and the Poet Film Review star
"Shun Li and the Poet" is a beautiful film set in an Italian fishing village. Shun Li, a Chinese immigrant, develops a friendship with a widowed fisherman that has dangerous consequences for them both.

The Little Bedroom Film Review star
An elderly man who defies his son by refusing to live in a nursing home and a young woman who cannot stop mourning the death of her first child form a unique bond. "The Little Bedroom" is the debut feature film from Stephanie Chuat and Veronique Reymond.

Three Worlds Film Review star
A car accident is the catalyst for a series of actions that will alter the fates of Alan, Vera, and Juliette forever. "Three Worlds" is a Catherine Corsini film.

Two Days, One Night Film Review star
Would your co-workers choose to keep their yearly bonuses if it meant you would be fired? Marion Cotillard stars as a woman fighting to keep her job and her dignity over the course of "Two Days, One Night".

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