BAFTA best foreign film

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1. The Handmaiden(2016)

Original Title: Agassi
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Thriller Release Date:
Country: South Korea Languages:Korean | Japanese Rating:NA
Description:Korea, 1930s. A con man hires a pickpocket to become the maid of a mysterious and fragile heiress, in an attempt to seize her wealth. But the story takes a twist when the lady falls in love with her maid.
Director: Chan-wook Park
Stars: Min-hee Kim , Tae-ri Kim , Jung-woo Ha , Jin-woong Jo
Tags: Black Comedy Plot Twist Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel Multiple Perspectives
8.10    95%    91%  

2. Son of Saul(2015)

Original Title: Saul fia
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Hungary Languages:Hungarian | Yiddish | German | Russian | Polish | French | Greek | Slovak | Hebrew Rating:R
Description:In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival trying to save from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Director: László Nemes
Stars: Géza Röhrig , Levente Molnár , Urs Rechn , Todd Charmont
Tags: Concentration Camp Violence World War Two Prisoner Of War Prison Escape Holocaust
7.50    96%    80%  

3. Wild Tales(2014)

Original Title: Relatos salvajes
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Thriller Release Date:
Countries: Argentina| Spain Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:A story about love deception, the return of the past, a tragedy, or even the violence contained in an everyday detail, appear themselves to push them towards the abyss, into the undeniable pleasure of losing control.
Director: Damián Szifrón
Stars: Darío Grandinetti , María Marull , Mónica Villa , Rita Cortese
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Revenge
8.10    95%    92%  

4. The Great Beauty(2013)

Original Title: La grande bellezza
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy Release Date:
Countries: Italy| France Languages:Italian | Japanese | Spanish | Chinese Rating:NR
Description:Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Director: Paolo Sorrentino
Stars: Toni Servillo , Carlo Verdone , Sabrina Ferilli , Carlo Buccirosso
Tags: Nonlinear Timeline Satire Reference To William Shakespeare Friendship Voice Over Narration
7.80    90%    80%  

5. Ida(2013)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Poland| Denmark| France| UK Languages:Polish | Latin | French Rating:PG-13
Description:Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation.
Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
Stars: Agata Kulesza , Agata Trzebuchowska , Dawid Ogrodnik , Jerzy Trela
Tags: Nazi Occupation Female Protagonist World War Two F Rated
7.40    95%    79%  

6. Amour(2012)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Countries: France| Germany| Austria Languages:French | English Rating:PG-13
Description:Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Director: Michael Haneke
Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant , Emmanuelle Riva , Isabelle Huppert , Alexandre Tharaud
7.90    93%    82%  

7. The Skin I Live In(2011)

Original Title: La piel que habito
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Horror|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Spain Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Stars: Antonio Banderas , Elena Anaya , Marisa Paredes , Jan Cornet
Tags: Nonlinear Timeline Based On Novel Revenge Betrayal Insanity F Rated Missing Person
7.60    80%    84%  

8. A Prophet(2009)

Original Title: Un prophète
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Crime Release Date:
Countries: France| Italy Languages:Arabic | French | Corsican Rating:R
Description:A young Arab man is sent to a French prison where he becomes a mafia kingpin.
Director: Jacques Audiard
Stars: Tahar Rahim , Niels Arestrup , Adel Bencherif , Reda Kateb
Tags: Coming Of Age Friendship Between Men Violence Rise To Power Mafia Organized Crime Racism Christmas Revenge Betrayal Friendship
7.90    97%    89%  

9. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo(2009)

Original Title: Män som hatar kvinnor
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Mystery|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Sweden| Denmark| Germany| Norway Languages:English | Swedish Rating:R
Description:A journalist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing -- or dead -- for forty years by a young female hacker.
Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Stars: Michael Nyqvist , Noomi Rapace , Lena Endre , Sven-Bertil Taube
Tags: Courtroom Investigation Action Heroine Based On Novel Racism Revenge Serial Killer F Rated
7.80    86%    87%  

10. I've Loved You So Long(2008)

Original Title: Il y a longtemps que je t'aime
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: France| Germany Languages:French | English Rating:PG-13
Description:A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.
Director: Philippe Claudel
Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas , Elsa Zylberstein , Serge Hazanavicius , Laurent Grévill
Tags: Family Relationships Reference To William Shakespeare
7.60    88%    85%  

11. Pan's Labyrinth(2006)

Original Title: El laberinto del fauno
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy|War Release Date:
Countries: Spain| Mexico| USA Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real father, Ofelia must complete three terrifying tasks.
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Ivana Baquero , Sergi López , Maribel Verdú , Doug Jones
Tags: Coming Of Age Film Alternate Dimension War Crime Violence World War Two Monster Tragedy Good Versus Evil Voice Over Narration
8.20    95%    91%  

12. The Lives of Others(2006)

Original Title: Das Leben der Anderen
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Germany Language:German Rating:R
Description:A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system.
Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Stars: Martina Gedeck , Ulrich Mühe , Sebastian Koch , Ulrich Tukur
Tags: Political Thriller Friendship Politics Innocence
8.40    92%    96%  

13. The Beat That My Heart Skipped(2005)

Original Title: De battre mon coeur s'est arrêté
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Country: France Languages:French | English | Russian | Vietnamese | Mandarin Rating:UR
Description:Will Thomas still lead a life of crime and cruelty, just like his thuggish father, or will he pursue his dream of becoming a pianist?
Director: Jacques Audiard
Stars: Romain Duris , Niels Arestrup , Jonathan Zaccaï , Gilles Cohen
Tags: Violence Gangster Revenge Friendship
7.30    85%    84%  

14. The Motorcycle Diaries(2004)

Original Title: Diarios de motocicleta
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Adventure|Biography Release Date:
Countries: Argentina| USA| Chile| Peru| Brazil| UK| Germany| France Languages:Quechua | Mapudungun | Spanish Rating:R
Description:"The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early 1950s.
Director: Walter Salles
Stars: Gael García Bernal , Rodrigo De la Serna , Mía Maestro , Mercedes Morán
Tags: Based On Book Self Discovery Friendship Road Movie Road Trip
7.80    83%    92%  

15. In This World(2002)

Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Country: UK Languages:Pushto | Persian | English | Turkish Rating:R
Description:In February 2002 in the Shamshatoo Refugee Camp in the North West Frontier Province in Pakistan, there are 53,000 refugees living in sub-human conditions since 1979 with the Soviet Union ...
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Jamal Udin Torabi , Enayatullah , Imran Paracha , Hiddayatullah
7.40    NA    NA  

16. Talk to Her(2002)

Original Title: Hable con ella
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Mystery Release Date:
Country: Spain Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Stars: Javier Cámara , Darío Grandinetti , Leonor Watling , Rosario Flores
8.00    92%    93%  

17. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon(2000)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Romance|Adventure Release Date:
Countries: Taiwan| Hong Kong| USA| China Language:Mandarin Rating:PG-13
Description:Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
Director: Ang Lee
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow , Michelle Yeoh , Ziyi Zhang , Chen Chang
Tags: Violence Tough Guy Action Hero Action Heroine Based On Novel Martial Arts Betrayal Tough Girl F Rated
7.90    97%    86%  

18. Amores Perros(2000)

Original Title: Amores perros
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Thriller Release Date:
Country: Mexico Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love.
Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Stars: Emilio Echevarría , Gael García Bernal , Goya Toledo , Álvaro Guerrero
Tags: Violence Nonlinear Timeline Multiple Perspectives Hitman Betrayal
8.10    92%    94%  

19. All About My Mother(1999)

Original Title: Todo sobre mi madre
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy Release Date:
Countries: Spain| France Languages:Spanish | Catalan Rating:R
Description:A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Stars: Cecilia Roth , Marisa Paredes , Candela Peña , Antonia San Juan
Tags: Survival Female Protagonist Drug Addiction Friendship F Rated Voice Over Narration
7.90    98%    93%  

20. Central Station(1998)

Original Title: Central do Brasil
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Brazil| France Languages:Portuguese | German Rating:R
Description:Central do Brasil is a Brazilian film from Walter Salles about the relationship between an old and bitter woman and a young orphan boy.
Director: Walter Salles
Stars: Fernanda Montenegro , Marília Pêra , Vinícius de Oliveira , Soia Lira
8.00    94%    95%  

21. The Apartment(1996)

Original Title: L'Appartement
Runtime: Genres:Mystery|Drama|Romance Release Date:
Countries: France| Spain| Italy Languages:English | French | Japanese Rating:R
Description:Max is on his way to Tokyo. He lives in Paris and likes to flirt but has decided to get married. By chance, he seems to have seen Lisa, his greatest love, in a cafe. Max forgets everything,...
Director: Gilles Mimouni
Stars: Romane Bohringer , Vincent Cassel , Jean-Philippe Écoffey , Monica Bellucci
Tags: Nonlinear Timeline Heartbreak Friendship
7.50    NA    86%  

22. Ridicule(1996)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Country: France Language:French Rating:R
Description:To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.
Director: Patrice Leconte
Stars: Charles Berling , Jean Rochefort , Fanny Ardant , Judith Godrèche
7.50    78%    84%  

23. Il Postino: The Postman(1994)

Original Title: Il postino
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy|Biography Release Date:
Countries: Italy| France| Belgium Languages:Italian | Spanish Rating:PG
Description:Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.
Director: Michael Radford
Stars: Philippe Noiret , Massimo Troisi , Maria Grazia Cucinotta , Renato Scarpa
7.70    93%    94%  

24. To Live(1994)

Original Title: Huozhe
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|War Release Date:
Countries: China| Hong Kong Language:Mandarin Rating:NR
Description:Fugui and Jiazhen endure tumultuous events in China as their personal fortunes move from wealthy landownership to peasantry.
Director: Yimou Zhang
Stars: You Ge , Li Gong , Ben Niu , Wu Jiang
Tags: Coming Of Age Survival Based On Novel Prisoner Of War Civil War Family Relationships Trapped Friendship Politics
8.30    90%    96%  

25. Farewell My Concubine(1993)

Original Title: Ba wang bie ji
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Music Release Date:
Countries: China| Hong Kong Language:Mandarin Rating:R
Description:The story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years.
Director: Kaige Chen
Stars: Leslie Cheung , Fengyi Zhang , Li Gong , Qi Lü
Tags: Courtroom Based On Novel Drug Addiction Betrayal Friendship Politics
8.10    86%    93%  

26. Raise the Red Lantern(1991)

Original Title: Raise the Red Lanter
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: China| Hong Kong| Taiwan Language:Mandarin Rating:PG
Description:A young woman becomes the fourth wife of a wealthy lord, and must learn to live with the strict rules and tensions within the household.
Director: Yimou Zhang
Stars: Li Gong , Saifei He , Cuifen Cao , Jingwu Ma
Tags: Based On Novel Family Relationships Female Lead Tragedy Revenge Insanity Romantic Rivalry Friendship
8.20    96%    94%  

27. The Nasty Girl(1990)

Original Title: Das schreckliche Mädchen
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|History Release Date:
Country: West Germany Language:German Rating:PG-13
Description:When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.
Director: Michael Verhoeven
Stars: Lena Stolze , Hans-Reinhard Müller , Monika Baumgartner , Elisabeth Bertram
7.50    67%    73%  

28. Life and Nothing But(1989)

Original Title: La vie et rien d'autre
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War Release Date:
Country: France Language:French Rating:PG
Description:Intense character study of men and women driven by an overpowering obsession with the past.
Director: Bertrand Tavernier
Stars: Philippe Noiret , Sabine Azéma , Pascale Vignal , Maurice Barrier
7.50    NA    85%  

29. Cinema Paradiso(1988)

Original Title: Nuovo Cinema Paradiso
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Countries: Italy| France Language:Italian Rating:R
Description:A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Stars: Antonella Attili , Enzo Cannavale , Isa Danieli , Leo Gullotta
Tags: Coming Of Age Generation Gap World War Two Friendship
8.50    90%    97%  

30. Babette's Feast(1987)

Original Title: Babettes gæstebud
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Music Release Date:
Country: Denmark Languages:Swedish | French | Danish Rating:G
Description:In a remote 19th Danish century village two sisters lead a rigid life centered around their father, the local minister, and their church. Both had opportunities to leave the village: one ...
Director: Gabriel Axel
Stars: Stéphane Audran , Bodil Kjer , Birgitte Federspiel , Jarl Kulle
Tags: Female Protagonist Nonlinear Timeline
7.80    96%    91%  

31. The Sacrifice(1986)

Original Title: Offret
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Sweden| UK| France Languages:Swedish | French | English Rating:PG
Description:Alexander, a journalist, philosopher and retired actor, celebrates a birthday with friends and family when it is announced that nuclear war has begun.
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Stars: Erland Josephson , Susan Fleetwood , Allan Edwall , Guðrún Gísladóttir
8.10    83%    90%  

32. Colonel Redl(1985)

Original Title: Oberst Redl
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: Yugoslavia| Hungary| Austria| West Germany Language:German Rating:R
Description:Set during the fading glory of the Austro-Hungarian empire, the film tells of the rise and fall of Alfred Redl, an ambitious young officer who proceeds up the ladder to become head of the Secret Police only to become ensnared in political deception.
Director: István Szabó
Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer , Hans Christian Blech , Armin Mueller-Stahl , Gudrun Landgrebe
7.70    NA    85%  

33. Ran(1985)

Runtime: Genres:Action|Drama|History Release Date:
Countries: Japan| France Language:Japanese Rating:R
Description:A story of greed, a lust for power, and ultimate revenge when an elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him. A profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai , Akira Terao , Jinpachi Nezu , Daisuke Ryû
Tags: Samurai Based On Play Tragedy Revenge Betrayal Insanity Friendship Japanese
8.20    96%    95%  

34. Danton(1983)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: France| Poland Language:French Rating:PG
Description:Action opens in November of 1793, with Danton returning to Paris from his country retreat upon learning that the Committee for Public Safety, under Robespierre's incitement, has begun a ...
Director: Andrzej Wajda
Stars: Gérard Depardieu , Wojciech Pszoniak , Anne Alvaro , Roland Blanche
7.60    89%    81%  

35. Carmen(1983)

Runtime: Genres:Romance|Drama|Music Release Date:
Country: Spain Language:Spanish Rating:R
Description:A group of flamenco dancers are rehearsing a very spanish version of the Prosper Merimee's drama. Antonio (the coreographer) falls in love with Carmen (the main dancer). Their story then ...
Director: Carlos Saura
Stars: Antonio Gades , Laura del Sol , Paco de Lucía , Marisol
7.70    NA    84%  

36. Christ Stopped at Eboli(1979)

Original Title: Cristo si è fermato a Eboli
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|History Release Date:
Countries: Italy| France Language:Italian Rating:NA
Description:In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.
Director: Francesco Rosi
Stars: Gian Maria Volontè , Paolo Bonacelli , Alain Cuny , Lea Massari
7.80    NA    77%  

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