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Oscar® winners for Best Foreign Language Film
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  • All Quiet on the Western Front
    Germany - 2022
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    A young German soldier's terrifying experiences and distress on the western front during World War I.
  • Drive My Car
    Japan - 2021
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    Nishijima Hidetoshi as a stage actor and director happily married to his playwright wife. Then one day the wife disappears.
  • Another Round
    Denmark - 2020
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    Four highschool teachers decide to embark on an experiment where they each sustain a certain level of alcohol intoxication during their everyday life, believing that all ...
  • Parasite
    South Korea - 2019
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    A peculiar tale about two families who are worlds apart yet somewhat alike portrays a striking reality of the world we live in. Gi Taek (Song Kang-ho) and his family are ...
  • Roma
    Mexico - 2018
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    "Roma" follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. Delivering an artful love letter to ...
  • A Fantastic Woman
    Chile - 2017
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    Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future. Marina is a young waitress and aspiring singer. Orlando, 20 years older than her, owns a printing company. ...
  • The Salesman
    Iran - 2016
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    When a couple (Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidoosti) must vacate their collapsing upscale apartment building, a friend offers them a new space to live but doesn't relay ...
  • Son of Saul
    Hungary - 2015
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    In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a jewish prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
  • Ida
    Poland - 2013
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    In the 1960s Communist Polish, Anna, a young novice nun, is told by her prioress that before she takes her vows she must visit her only surviving relative. Anna travels ...
  • The Great Beauty
    Italy - 2013
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    The story of an aging journalist who bitterly recollects his passionate, lost youth. A portrait of today's Rome. Journalist Jep Gambardella (Toni Servillo, 'Il divo' and ...
  • Love
    Austria - 2012
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    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 ...
  • A Separation
    Iran - 2011
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    Nader (Peyman Moaadi) and Simin (Leila Hatami) argue about living abroad. Simin prefers to live abroad to provide better opportunities for their only daughter, Termeh. ...
  • In a Better World
    Denmark - 2010
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    In a nation at war in Africa, Anton, a Danish doctor, is working on a humanitarian mission in a refugee camp. His wife is left alone for long periods in Denmark with ...
  • The Secret in Their Eyes
    Argentina - 2009
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    Benjamin Esposito is a judicial employee who decides to retire after writing a novel about a criminal case, which has been a witness and protagonist. Writing the book on ...
  • Departures
    Japan - 2008
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    Daigo Kobayashi is a young married cellist who played in an orchestra that has just been disbanded. Suddenly on the street without a job and no hope for a career, Daigo ...
  • The Counterfeiters
    Austria - 2007
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    Berlin in 1936. Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. Life's no more than a game to him in his world of crooks, gigolos and loose women. And the cash he needs for his ...
  • The Lives of Others
    Germany - 2006
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    East Germany. In the early 1980s, the successful dramatist Georg Dreyman and his longtime companion Christa-Maria Sieland, a popular actress, are big intellectual stars ...
  • Tsotsi
    South Africa - 2005
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    Set amidst the sprawling Johannesburg township of Soweto - where survival is the primary objective - TSOTSI traces six days in the life of a ruthless young gang leader ...
  • The Sea Inside
    Spain - 2004
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    Ramon Sampedro has been laid up in bed for thirty years, being taken care of by his family. His bedroom window is his only window to the world, overlooking the sea he so ...
  • The Barbarian Invasions
    Canada - 2003
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    In his early 50s and divorced, Rémy is in the hospital. His ex-wife pleads with their son Sébastien, a very successful businessman in London, England, to come home. ...
  • Nowhere in Africa
    Germany - 2001
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    A love story spanning two continents, NOWHERE IN AFRICA is the extraordinary true tale of a Jewish family who flees the Nazi regime in 1938 for a remote farm in Kenya. ...
  • No Man's Land
    Bosnia and Herzegovina - 2001
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    When Ciki, a Bosnian soldier with really bad luck and a few other relief soldiers try to join their Bosnian comrades on the front, they get lost in fog, fall asleep, and ...
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    Taiwan - 2000
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    Two master warriors (Chow Yun Fat and Michelle Yeoh) are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young aristocrat (Zhang ...
  • All About My Mother
    Spain - 1999
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    A Greek saying states that only women who have washed their eyes with tears can see clearly. This saying does not hold true for Manuela. The night a car ran over her son ...
  • Life Is Beautiful
    Italy - 1997
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    Guido - a charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colourful imagination and an irresistible sense of humour - has won the heart of the woman he loves and has ...
  • Character
    Netherlands - 1997
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    Set in Rotterdam during the early half of the 20th century, the film begins as a compelling murder mystery where we witness a man fleeing from the scene of a crime. Once ...
  • Kolya
    Czech Republic - 1996
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    Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ...
  • Antonia's Line
    Netherlands - 1995
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    In an anonymous Dutch village, a sturdy, strong-willed matriarch looks back upon her life, the generations of family and friends gathered around her table, and ponders the cyclical nature of time.
  • Burnt by the Sun
    Russia - 1994
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    Russian filmmaker Nikita Mikhalkov is also the star of this tragic 1994 drama about the last happy season in the life of a Bolshevik hero's family. The year is 1936, and ...
  • Belle Epoque (The Age of Beauty)
    Spain - 1992
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    The sultry Spanish countryside, 1931. The monarchy is ending, and the army and church reign supreme over Spanish life. In this tumultuous world, a young soldier Fernando ...
  • Indochine
    France - 1992
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    Regis Wargnier's epic about French Indochina -- from the years of French colonial imperialism to the days when American presence made itself felt and the country became ...
  • Mediterraneo
    Italy - 1991
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    Greek Sea, World War II. An Italian ship leaves a handful of soldiers in a little island; their mission is to spot enemy ships and to hold the island in case of attack. ...
  • Journey of Hope
    Switzerland - 1990
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    In a village in eastern Turkey, tales of the economic success of Turks in Switzerland inspire Haydar to convince his wife Meryem that they must go. He sells their ...
  • Cinema Paradiso
    Italy - 1988
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    A young boy named Salvatore in a small Italian village is overjoyed when the local movie projectionist (Philippe Noiret) reveals to him the mysteries of moviemaking, ...
  • Pelle the Conqueror
    Denmark - 1987
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    At the end of the 19th century, a boat filled with emigrants from Sweden arrives at the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse Karlsson and his son Pelle who ...
  • Babette's Feast
    Denmark - 1987
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    In 19th century Denmark, two adult sisters live in an isolated village with their father, who is the honored pastor of a small Protestant church that is almost a sect ...
  • De Aanslag (The Assault)
    Netherlands - 1986
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    Anton wrestles with memories of a traumatic night in January of 1945. After a known Nazi collaborator was killed in front of his house, German troops get revenge by ...
  • The Official Story
    Argentina - 1985
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    Alicia Marnet de Ibañez is happily married to her husband Roberto. They have an adopted daughter named Gaby. Alicia is blissfully ignorant about what happened in the ...
  • Dangerous Moves
    Switzerland - 1984
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    The story of two very different men competing in the World Chess Championship Games. One is a 52-year-old Soviet Jew who holds the title, and the other is a 35-year-old ...
  • Fanny & Alexander
    Sweden - 1982
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    The story is set in 1907 Uppsala, Sweden, and deals with a young boy named Alexander, his sister Fanny, and their well-to-do family, the Ekdahls. The siblings' parents ...
  • Begin the Beguine (To Begin Again)
    Spain - 1982
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    Antonio Albajara is a successful poet and teacher in the Berkeley University that returns to Gijón (Principality of Asturias, north to Spain). He travels there looking ...
  • Mephisto
    Hungary - 1981
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    In MEPHISTO, an ambitious and talented actor (Klaus Maria Brandauer) on the verge of success marries the daughter of an important official in pre-World War II Germany in ...
  • Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears
    Soviet Union (USSR) - 1980
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    This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions...
  • The Tin Drum
    Germany - West Germany (FRG) - 1979
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    Danzig in the 1920s/1930s. Oskar Matzerath, son of a local dealer, is a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third ...
  • Get Out Your Handkerchiefs
    France - 1978
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    Thoroughly safe and mild compared to Going Places--the anarchic, something-to-offend-everyone earlier collaboration of Gérard Depardieu, Patrick Dewaere, and French ...
  • Madame Rosa
    France - 1977
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    Madame Rosa lives in a sixth-floor walkup in the Pigalle; she's a retired prostitute, Jewish and an Auschwitz survivor, a foster mom to children of other prostitutes. ...
  • Black and White in Color
    Ivory Coast - 1976
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    French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight ...
  • Dersu Uzala
    Soviet Union (USSR) - 1975
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    It is the story of an elderly guide and Goldi hunter (Maxim Munzuk), who, at the turn of the century, agrees to shepherd a Russian explorer (Yuri Solomin) and a troop of ...
  • Amarcord
    Italy - 1973
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    It explores the life of a small Italian coastal town in the 1930s, during the Fascist period.
  • Day for Night
    France - 1973
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    A film company at work. Actors arrive and depart; liaisons develop. Julie, the beautiful but possibly unstable lead, is recovering from a breakdown, aided by an older ...
  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
    France - 1972
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    Several bourgeois friends planning to get together for dinner experience a succession of highly unusual occurrences that interfere with their expected dining enjoyment. A ...
  • The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
    Italy - 1970
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    In the late 1930s, in Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Contini are one of the leading families, wealthy, aristocratic, urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol ...
  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
    Italy - 1970
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    A chief of detectives, homicide section, kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues to prove his own responsibility for the crime.
  • Z
    Algeria - 1969
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    In a country ruled by a fragile democracy where the police and the military are set on erradicating all threats from the political left, a member of the parliamentary ...
  • War and Peace
    Soviet Union (USSR) - 1966
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    War and Peace (1968) is an eight-hour epic film based on the eponymous book by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined. One is the love story of ...
  • Closely Watched Trains
    Czechoslovakia - 1966
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    At a village railway station in occupied Czechoslovakia, a bumbling dispatcher’s apprentice longs to liberate himself from his virginity. Oblivious to the war and the ...
  • A Man and a Woman
    France - 1966
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    A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a ...
  • The Shop on Main Street
    Czechoslovakia - 1965
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    Tono Briko (Josef Kroner) is a slothful Czechslovakian carpenter. The time is World War II, and the occupying Nazis are nationalizing all Jewish-owned businesses. To ...
  • Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
    Italy - 1964
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    Stories about three very different women and the men they attract. Adelina sells black-market cigarettes in Naples, is married to the unemployed Carmine, and faces a jail ...
  • Eight and a Half (8½)
    Italy - 1963
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    Guido Anselmi (Marcello Mastroianni), a filmmaker who is at a crisis point in his life and his work, struggles to make a new movie. This creative block triggers his ...
  • Sundays and Cybele
    France - 1962
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    After killing a child and crash his plane on a routine bombing mission in Vietnam, Pierre suffers from delayed stress and partial amnesia. Returning to France, the ...
  • Through a Glass Darkly
    Sweden - 1961
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    A young woman, Karin, has recently returned to the family island after spending some time in a mental hospital. On the island with her is her lonely brother and kind, but ...
  • The Virgin Spring
    Sweden - 1960
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    Set in 14th century Sweden, it is the sombre fable of peasant parents whose daughter, a young virgin, is brutally raped and murdered by goat herders after her half sister ...
  • Black Orpheus
    France - 1959
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    Academy Award Winner and winner of the palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, Marcel Camus' Black Orpheus retells the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice against the ...
  • Mon oncle
    France - 1958
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    Monsieur Hulot's brother-in-law is the manager of a factory where plastics are manufactured. His nephew grows up in a house where everything is fully automated and the ...
  • Nights of Cabiria
    Italy - 1957
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    Cabiria is a wide-eyed waif, a streetwalker living in a poor section of Rome where she owns her little house, has a bank account, and dreams of a miracle. We follow her ...
  • La Strada
    Italy - 1954
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    Gelsomina is sold by her very poor mother to Zampanò, an itinerant strongman. She follows him on the road ("la strada") and helps him during his shows. Zampanò ill-treats ...
  • Samurai I - Musashi Miyamoto
    Japan - 1954
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    With his closest friend, Matahachi, Takezo (the town's wild, orphan kid) leaves his village to join an army on its way to battle. After their side loses, they seek ...
  • Gate of Hell
    Japan - 1953
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    During an attempted coup in 12th century Japan, one of the court's ladies in waiting disguises herself as the lord's wife to allow her to flee with the help of a loyal ...
  • Forbidden Games
    France - 1952
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    The story focuses on Paulette (Brigitte Fossey), a five-year-old refugee from Paris taken in by a peasant family after her parents are killed during a bombardment of a ...
  • Rashomon
    Japan - 1950
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    In 12th century Japan, Masako (Machiko Kyo) and her husband Takehiro (Masayuki Mori) are attacked in the woods by armed bandit Tajomaru (Toshiro Mifune), who then murders ...
  • Au-delà des grilles
    France - 1949
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    Jean Gabin stars as a Frenchman wanted for a crime of passion who leaves his hiding place aboard a ship to seek medical help in Genoa, Italy. There he befriends a young ...
  • Bicycle Thieves
    Italy - 1948
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    After nearly two years of unemployment, Antonio (Lamberto Maggiorani) finally finds work posting bills. But he needs a bicycle to do the job. Unfortunately, he was forced ...
  • Monsieur Vincent
    France - 1947
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    An inspiring chronicle of the life of St. Vincent de Paul, who established a lifeline between the fortunes of the rich and the misfortunes of the poor.
  • Shoeshine
    Italy - 1946
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    Rome, after WWII. At a track near the italian city, shoeshine boys are watching horses run. Two of the boys Pasquale, an orphan, and Giuseppe, his younger friend are ...
Movies from this Rating List. (Click on a movie to rate it)
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Drive My Car
  • Another Round
  • Parasite
  • Roma
  • A Fantastic Woman
  • The Salesman
  • Son of Saul
  • Ida
  • The Great Beauty
  • Love
  • A Separation
  • In a Better World
  • The Secret in Their Eyes
  • Departures
  • The Counterfeiters
  • The Lives of Others
  • Tsotsi
  • The Sea Inside
  • The Barbarian Invasions
  • Nowhere in Africa
  • No Man's Land
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • All About My Mother
  • Life Is Beautiful
  • Character
  • Kolya
  • Antonia's Line
  • Burnt by the Sun
  • Belle Epoque (The Age of Beauty)
  • Indochine
  • Mediterraneo
  • Journey of Hope
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • Pelle the Conqueror
  • Babette's Feast
  • De Aanslag (The Assault)
  • The Official Story
  • Dangerous Moves
  • Fanny & Alexander
  • Begin the Beguine (To Begin Again)
  • Mephisto
  • Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears
  • The Tin Drum
  • Get Out Your Handkerchiefs
  • Madame Rosa
  • Black and White in Color
  • Dersu Uzala
  • Amarcord
  • Day for Night
  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
  • The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
  • Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
  • Z
  • War and Peace
  • Closely Watched Trains
  • A Man and a Woman
  • The Shop on Main Street
  • Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
  • Eight and a Half (8½)
  • Sundays and Cybele
  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • The Virgin Spring
  • Black Orpheus
  • Mon oncle
  • Nights of Cabiria
  • La Strada
  • Samurai I - Musashi Miyamoto
  • Gate of Hell
  • Forbidden Games
  • Rashomon
  • Au-delà des grilles
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Monsieur Vincent
  • Shoeshine
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