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favorite foreign film of all time?


toss up for me between city of god, hero and crouching tiger/hidden dragon






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Carson123987
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re: favorite foreign film of all time?


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toss up for me between city of god, hero and crouching tiger/hidden dragon


this is literally what i was going to type out, but add Pan's Labyrinth. Closest thing to a perfect movie that I've ever seen. I can not think of one thing that I'd change about it.

Also, several of Herzog's films are up there, namely Aguirre: Wrath of God and Cobra Verde. Check those out if you haven't.

who are you and where have you been? we need people with good taste on this board

ETA: Forgot Seventh Seal . I'm getting CT/HD and Hero in from Netflix tomorrow. Haven't watched them in a few years and cant wait to watch them again. ill start a thread. come discuss



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YumYum Sauce
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re: favorite foreign film of all time?


loved city of god

motorcycle diaries is one of my favs too






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LSULyle00690
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Slum dog





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smash williams
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re: favorite foreign film of all time?


For me, recently its A Prophet or Let the Right one in.







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632627
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re: favorite foreign film of all time?


in what order would you rank hero, crouching tiger, and house of flying daggers?

i got cthd #1, hero #2 then hofd






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VolsMissthe90s
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re: favorite foreign film of all time?


I really like Passchendaele a Canadian film.





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Carson123987
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re: favorite foreign film of all time?


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i got cthd #1, hero #2


I remember hero being a tad self indulgent so I have it at number 2 as well






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Seventh Seal or Let The Right One In.





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Madea's Family Reunion





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cigsmcgee
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re: favorite foreign film of all time?


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Seventh Seal


Winter Light has always been one of my favorites.

does trainspotting count? if not, i gotta go with the germans. Aguirre: Wrath of God or Lola.






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re: favorite foreign film of all time?


Leon/The Professional

Not the best by any means but my favorite



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THRILLHO
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Aguirre: Wrath of God


Finally watched this about 2 months ago. What an awesome movie. I can't imagine a film like that ever getting the green light these days. Apparently there was a lot of improvisation, and the actors looked like they were in legit danger being on that river.

Would choose Once Upon a Time in the West, but that's kind of cheating since it had so many Americans in key roles. If I have to choose one legit foreign flick, I'll go Seven Samurai. I know it's kind of a typical choice, but it's a legit all time great.






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Carson123987
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Kinski MURDERED in all of his work that he did with Herzog. He is just great.

The two were crazy






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Blue Velvet
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Aguirre: Wrath of God
A masterpiece. One of the greatest films of all time. Flawless.






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PowerTool
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Forgot Seventh Seal


Probably that, though I'm no foreign film aficionado. It's just a great film all around; probably the only time I've been engrossed enough to forget I'm even reading subtitles.






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Wooly
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city of god






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BigAppleTiger
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re: favorite foreign film of all time?


Hard question. Top 3 (I think)

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Jean de Florette
Cinema Paradiso






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Bottom9
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re: favorite foreign film of all time?


Sin Nombre. Absolutely fantastic movie from top to bottom.





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Brotherhood of the wolf





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