MUST SEE MOVIES

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1.
The Day He Arrives (2011)
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A professor in the film department at a provincial university goes to Seoul to meet his senior, who works as a film critic, and stays in a northern Seoul village for three days. (79 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
2.
Sister (2012)
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A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests. (97 mins.)
Director: Ursula Meier
 
3.
Lake Tahoe (2008)
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A story of a teenager and the strange events that take place in his small town. (89 mins.)
 
4.
Sopyonje (1993)
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Despite its falling popularity, a father teaches his two children the Korean musical tradition of Pansori (one singer accompanied by one drummer). (112 mins.)
Director: Kwon-taek Im
 
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The Princess of Nebraska (2007)
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The story of a pregnant Chinese girl's life in the U.S. Based on the the short story by Yiyun Li. (77 mins.)
Director: Wayne Wang
 
6.
Iskanderija, kaman oue kaman (1989)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
 
7.
Let's Get Lost (1997)
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Three friends, Steffen, Thomas and Mogens spend a lot of time together in Julies apartment while they... (96 mins.)
Director: Jonas Elmer
 
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The Day a Pig Fell Into the Well (1996)
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About desires and lives of four characters in diverse circumstances. A poor novelist, a cheating wife, a mysophobic husband and a ticket girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
9.
No Part of the Pig Is Wasted (2007 Short Film)
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(18 mins.)
Director: Emma Perret
 
10.
Night and Day (2008)
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"Night and Day" is centered around the mixed emotions found in traveling. Characters in the film are Sung-nam Kim... (144 mins.)
Director: Sang-soo Hong
 
11.
Polisse (2011)
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A journalist covering police assigned to a juvenile division enters an affair with one of her subjects. (127 mins.)
Director: Maïwenn
 
12.
La otra familia (2011)
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The story of Hendrix, a 7-year-old child that's been abandoned by his crack-addict mother Nina. Ivana... (100 mins.)
Director: Gustavo Loza
 
13.
Bel Borba Aqui (2012 Documentary)
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Tattooed onto the skin of Salvador, Brazil, are ubiquitous public artworks created by the artist Bel... (95 mins.)
 
14.
Dem Himmel ganz nah (2010 Documentary)
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Dumitru Stanciu is one of the last mountain shepherds of Europe. As his forefathers did for thousands of years... (92 mins.)
Director: Titus Faschina
 
15.
Faust (2011)
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A despairing scholar sells his soul to Satan in exchange for one night with a beautiful young woman. (140 mins.)
 
16.
Four Lovers (2010)
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What are adult love affairs ? Two couples meet and fall in love, lose sight of each other in the confusion and end up pulling through. (103 mins.)
Director: Antony Cordier
 
17.
The Island President (2011 Documentary)
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After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea. (101 mins.)
Director: Jon Shenk
 
18.
Love, Wrinkle-free (2011)
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"Love, Wrinkle-free" is a slice of life romantic comedy about a dysfunctional family who live in the Calangute area of Goa... (107 mins.)
Director: Sandeep Mohan
 
19.
Mariachi Gringo (2012)
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A stifled, small-town man stuck in a dead end life, runs away to Mexico to be a mariachi singer. MARIACHI... (107 mins.)
Director: Tom Gustafson
 
20.
Mixed Kebab (2012)
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Ibrahim chooses to live with Kevin over marrying his cousin Elif. (98 mins.)
Director: Guy Lee Thys
 
21.
Touch (2011 Short Film)
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Touch tells the emotional account of two distressed souls who come together and experience, through human contact, how healing begins. (30 mins.)
Director: Jane Lanier
 
22.
Unfinished Spaces (2011 Documentary)
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Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution, is neglected, nearly forgotten, then ultimately rediscovered as a visionary architectural masterpiece. (86 mins.)
 
23.
Miss Bala (2011)
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After entering a beauty contest in Tijuana, a young woman witnesses drug-related murders and is forced to do the gang's bidding. (113 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Naranjo