foreign films

The Hunt

Vinterberg, Thomas
5
Rated by
Megan C.
Thursday, Apr 16, 2015

What are the limits of friendship? The Hunt explores this question when a misinterpretation of facts unleashes a chain of consequences in a small town in Denmark. Lucas, a newly divorced father and kindergarten teacher, is tested to the limits of his emotional endurance as he slowly becomes an object of suspicion and mistrust among his coworkers, the townspeople, and even his closest friends.

Where Do We Go Now? (DVD)

Directed by Nadine Labaki
3
Rated by
Magda B.
Sunday, Jul 14, 2013

If you think that a comedy about religious and ethnic tension is impossible or inappropriate, this movie will prove you wrong! Where Do We Go Now is a satirical fable depicting contemporary life in an isolated unnamed Middle Eastern village where Muslims and Christians coexist in peace.

Trishna (DVD)

Directed by Michael Winterbottom
3
Rated by
Magda B.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Trishna gives a new twist to the traditional Bollywood cinema.

La Moustache (DVD)

Emmanuel Carrere
3
Rated by
Magda B.
Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

It all started so innocently with a morning shave of a trademark moustache – but, nobody noticed. Nobody. Neither the wife, nor the boss. All tried to convince him that he never even had a moustache ever before.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2011

Iranian cinema is known for its fine arts movies and the director Majid Majidi is the star. The Willow Tree is a sad, poetic and sentimental movie. It tells the story of a middle-aged man, Youssef, a professor who lectures on Rumi, who has been blind since childhood. Youssef, under the loving care of his wife, is sent to France for an experimental surgery to possibly help him regain his sight.

Tuesday, Feb 22, 2011

This enjoyable Czech comedy concerns an aging man named Fanda, retired from the theater, and his sidekick, who refuse to become emeritus vegetables, living corpses. To stay involved in the world they cook up harebrained schemes that dig them deeper into trouble. By contrast, Fanda’s wife nourishes a petty bourgeois death cult, devoting their pension to saving for a respectable funeral and burial plot.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami