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FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« on: March 24, 2010, 11:14:44 AM »
This post will be updated with any foreign films mentioned in the thread.


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By "foreign language" we mean non-English speaking.  The gray area is a film that is definitely a US production but contains mostly subtitles.  We'll try to use common sense, for instance Letters from Iwo Jima is in, Inglourious Basterds is out, for instance.  But common sense can be a nebulous thing!  Let debate special situations as they come up.

When listed them here, I will list them alphabetically by the title by which they are commonly referred to in the US.  For instance Fa Yeung Nin Wa will be mostly known to people as In the Mood for Love, whereas Yi Yi is known to people as Yi Yi.  Please let me know if you think I've got it listed wrong here.

Best Foreign Film
2046
[REC]
35 Shot of Rum
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
8 Women
After the Wedding
All About Lily Chou-Chou
Amelie
Apocalypto
Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner
Bad Education
Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress
Band's Visit, the
Barbarian Invasions, the
Be with Me
Beijing Bicycle
Ben X
Ben X
Best of Youth, the
Bin-Jip
Blissfully Yours
Broken Embraces
Brotherhood of the Wolf
Cache,
Café Lumière
Chaser, the
Christmas Tale, a
Chunhyang
City of God
Class, the
Climates
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Das Experiment
Day Watch
Death of Mr. Lazarescu, the
Devil's Backbone, the
Devils on the Doorstep
District B13
Diving Bell and the Butterfly, The
Dolls
Downfall
Eccentricities of a Blond-Hair Girl
Eureka
Eye, the
Flight of the Red Balloon
Friday Night
Good Bye, Lenin!
Goodbye, Dragon Inn
Hero
Host, the
House of Flying Daggers
Howl's Moving Castle
I Don't Want to Sleep Alone
I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK
In The Mood For Love
Infernal Affairs
Intacto
Island, the (Ostrov)
Jan Dara
Joyeux Noël
Kings and Queen
Kontroll
Kung Fu Hustle
La France
La Vie en Rose
Lady Vengeance
Lagaan
Last Life in the Universe
Last Mistress, the
Let the Right One In
Letters From Iwo Jima
L'intrus
Lives of Others, the
Love Exposure
Man Without a Past, The
Memories of Murder
Metropolis
Millennium Mambo
Mindgame
Mother
Motorcycle Diaries, the
No Man's Land
North (2009)
Oldboy
Orphange, the
OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies
Pan’s Labyrinth
Paprika
Passion of the Christ
Platform
Pool, the
PTU: Police Tactical Unit
Return, the
Revanche
Running on Karma
Russian Ark
Science of Sleep, the
Sex and Lucia
Silent Light
Silmido
Solaris
Son, the
Sparrow
Spirited Away
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
Still Life
Still Walking
Summer Hours
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
Syndromes and a Century
Tale of Two Sisters , a
Talk to Her
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
The Triplets of Belleville
The White Ribbon
Three Times
Tillsammans (Together)
Tokyo Godfathers
Tokyo Sonata
Tokyo!
Treeless Mountain
Triplets of Belleville, the
Tropical Malady
Trouble Every Day
Twilight Samurai, the
Un Prophete
Veer-Zaara
Volver
Waltz with Bashir
Werckmeister Harmonies
What Time is it There?
White Ribbon, the
Widow Of Saint-Pierre, the
Woman on the Beach
World, the
XXY
Y Tu Mama Tambien
Yi Yi


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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Film
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2010, 08:07:30 PM »
Once!

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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Film
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2010, 08:10:54 PM »
Ostrov (The Island)
Treeless Mountain
In the Mood For Love
Day Watch

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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Film
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2010, 08:11:27 PM »
Are we sticking with subtitled films as foreign, or would films from outside the US, or North America, that aren't subtitled be considered foreign as well?

Just subtitled,

Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)
El Laberinto Del Fauno (Pan’s Labyrinth, 2006)
Fa Yeung Nin Wa (In The Mood For Love, 2000)
Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi (Spirited Away, 2001)
Yi Yi (Yi Yi: A One And A Two, 2000)
Chinjeolhan Geumjassi (Lady Vengeance, 2005)
Der Untergang (Downfall, 2004)
Låt Den Rätte Komma In (Let The Right One In, 2008)
Tasogare Seibei (The Twilight Samurai, 2002)
Mou Gaan Dou (Infernal Affairs, 2002)

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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Film
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2010, 11:55:57 PM »
Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi (Spirited Away, 2001)
Låt Den Rätte Komma In (Let The Right One In, 2008)

These!

And also:
The Barbarian Invasions
Hero
The Class
The Eye
Kontroll
Summer Hours
[REC]
The Devil's Backbone
XXY
Lagaan
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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Film
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2010, 04:29:47 AM »
The Lives of Others
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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #6 on: March 25, 2010, 11:28:25 AM »
Eureka
Volver

(Even though I hope they have a shot in the Best Film category, too)

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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #7 on: March 25, 2010, 12:25:18 PM »
I gave you all a day...

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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2010, 12:32:21 PM »
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Brotherhood of the Wolf
House of Flying Daggers
Apocalypto
Diving Bell and the Butterfly, The

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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2010, 12:34:19 PM »
Oldboy
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