Best of 2006by pabi | created - 03 Mar 2012 | updated - 5 days ago | Public
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2. The Lives of Others (2006)
R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.
Votes: 289,879 | Gross: $11.29M
3. Babel (I) (2006)
R | 143 min | Drama
Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.
Votes: 259,471 | Gross: $34.30M
4. Direktøren for det hele (2006)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy
An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Votes: 9,590 | Gross: $0.05M
5. Sedam i po (2006)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
Everyday lives of people in Belgrade who are obsessed with their weaknesses and led by their passions. Seven independent stories on 7 deadly sins are told in a comical tone.
6. Paris, je t'aime (2006)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.
Directors: Olivier Assayas, Frédéric Auburtin, Emmanuel Benbihy, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuarón, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, Bruno Podalydès, Walter Salles, Oliver Schmitz, Nobuhiro Suwa, Daniela Thomas, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Leonor Watling, Ludivine Sagnier, Fanny Ardant
Votes: 65,646 | Gross: $4.86M
7. Bes Vakit (2006)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama
A small, poor village leaning over high rocky mountains, facing the immense sea, flanked by olive yards. Villagers are simple and diligent people who struggle to cope with a harsh nature. ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,195 | Gross: $0.01M
8. Ostrov (2006)
112 min | Drama
Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future.
11. Kunsten å tenke negativt (2006)
79 min | Comedy, Drama
The local disability support group visits an involuntary member, not realizing that it will bring them to a critical mass.
12. Notes on a Scandal (2006)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
Votes: 67,757 | Gross: $17.51M
14. Fraulein (2006)
Not Rated | 81 min | Drama
Ruza left Belgrade for Switzerland as a young woman full of hope for a new and better life. Twentyfive years later she appears to have achieved everything: She owns a canteen in Zurich, ... See full summary »
Votes: 814 | Gross: $0.00M
15. 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,126 | Gross: $0.09M
16. Once (2007)
R | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.
Votes: 99,705 | Gross: $9.44M
17. Warchild (2006)
103 min | Drama
Years after the end of the Bosnian war, a woman finds evidence that her young daughter, who disappeared during the war, might have survived and been adopted by a German family.
19. Plac Zbawiciela (2006)
105 min | Drama
A story of a married couple with two children, whose housing problems, the man's infidelity and the woman's fragility lead the family to destruction.
20. Chaharshanbe-soori (2006)
102 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
On the last Wednesday before the spring solstice ushers in the Persian New Year, people set off fireworks following an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. Rouhi, spending her first day at a new job, finds herself in the midst of a different kind of fireworks -- a domestic dispute between her new boss and his wife.