Foreign Language Films
Set by Mel Kinsey
From the description can you name the film?
1/ Unforgettable underwater and claustrophobic epic from Wofgang Peterson: story of that of a U96 submarine whose mission is to hunt down allied ships.
2/ One letter title of Costa-Gavras's classic political thriller set in Greece. Z
3/ The only Russian film to win the Palme d'Or at Cannes, this 1957 film is the story of a wartime romance about two lovers who are seperated by WWII .
The Cranes are Flying
4/ This sensuous 1993 Vietnamese film that follows the life of a young girl named Mui. The Scent of Green Papaya
5/ Robert Bresson's 1959 French drama that tells the story of Michel who is obsesssed with a particular style of stealing Pickpocket
6/ Czechoslovak masterpiece about the Ayranisation programme a small town during WWII and one of the greatest movies made about the holocaust.: the protagonist takes over a Jewish shop of an old woman. The Shop on Main Stree
7/ This 1952 Italian story of the title character who desperately tries to keep his residence against all odds is likely to stay with you forever. Umberto D
8/ Clue:1957 Hindi film that was India's first entry to the Oscars; the titular character represents India as a nation in the aftermath of independence. Mother India
9/ 1972 West German adventure film written and directed by Werner Herzog that stars Klaus Kinski stars in the title role of a Spanish soldier who leads a group of conquistadores down the Amazon River in search of El Dorado.
Aguirre, the Wrath of God
10/ 1987 work of Wim Wenders that is about angels who populate Berlin and listen to the thoughts of humans. One of them falls in love with a trapeze artist and chooses to become human. Wings of Desire
11/ Audrey Tautao was probably born to play the title role in this 2001 whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in Montmartre. Amélie
12/ Kurosawa's 1985 film that is a loose adaptation of King Lear. Ran
13/ :Fellini's 1957 work that stars his wife and muse Giulietta Masina as a prostitute.
Nights of Cabiria
14/ This 1920 horror classic from Germany tells the story of a titular doctor and his sidekick Cesare in the village of Holstenwall; said to have introduced the twist ending in world cinema. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
15/ Game of chess with death - enough said. The Seventh Seal
16/ This raunchy 2001 Mexican coming-of-age teen flick is about two boys who take a road trip with an older woman. Y Tu Mamá También
17/ This 1934 work of Leni Riefenstahl is one of the best-known examples of propaganda in film history; shows mass parades and the return of Germany as a great power, with Hitler as the True German Leader. Triumph of the Will
18/ Beautiful 1966 coming-of-age story about a boy working at a train station in German-occupied Czechoslovakia during WWII, he holds a platonic love for a pretty young conductor. Closely Watched Trains
19/ This 1928 work of Carl Dreyer is a historic epic about a much-loved French heroine. The Passion of Joan of Arc
20/ This 1945 all-time great French movie depicts the art scene of the 19th century and was once voted the 'Best French Film Ever' in 1995; also known for its legendary making during the German occupation of the country during WWII.
Children of Paradise