European film 2011-2012

Awarded european films
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1.
Carnage (2011)
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Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the discussion into chaos. (80 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
2.
Paradise: Love (2012)
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On the beaches of Kenya they're known as "Sugar Mamas" -- European women who seek out African boys selling love to earn a living... (120 mins.)
Director: Ulrich Seidl
 
3.
Shame (2011)
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A man's carefully cultivated private life is disrupted when his sister arrives for an indefinite stay. (101 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
 
4.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
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In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6. (122 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
 
5.
In the Fog (2012)
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Western frontiers of the USSR, 1942. The region is under German occupation. A man is wrongly accused of collaboration. Desperate to save his dignity, he faces impossible moral choice. (127 mins.)
Director: Sergey Loznitsa
 
6.
Alps (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A group of people start a business where they impersonate the recently deceased in order to help their clients through the grieving process. (93 mins.)
 
7.
The Angels' Share (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Ken Loach
 
8.
Unfair World (2011)
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Sotiris is a police interrogator. One day he decides to pardon every poor person to whom life has been cruel... (107 mins.)
Director: Filippos Tsitos
 
9.
A Royal Affair (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever. (137 mins.)
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
 
10.
The Hunt (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie. (115 mins.)
 
11.
Rust and Bone (2012)
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Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident. (120 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
 
12.
Combat Girls (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Marisa, a 20-year-old German girl, hates foreigners, Jews, cops, and everyone she finds guilty for the decline of her country... (103 mins.)
Director: David Wnendt
 
13.
Beyond the Hills (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany. (150 mins.)
Director: Cristian Mungiu
 
14.
The Intouchables (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
 
15.
Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A reenactment of the final days of the 2001 G8 Summit. (127 mins.)
Director: Daniele Vicari
 
16.
Barbara (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A doctor working in 1980s East Germany finds herself banished to a small country hospital. (105 mins.)
 
17.
The Door (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A novelist forms a strange bond with her eccentric maid that will have a lasting effect on both women. (97 mins.)
Director: István Szabó
 
18.
Children of Sarajevo (2012)
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Siblings Rahima and Nedim are the Bosnian war orphans. She works as a restaurant chef and earns just enough money to survive. (90 mins.)
Director: Aida Begic
 
19.
Avalon (2011)
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Janne, a 60 year old party promoter is arranging a nightclub at the annual tennis week in the small coastal town of Båstad... (79 mins.)
Director: Axel Petersén
 
20.
Just the Wind (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Unknown racist murderers have already attacked four families. Some of them died. Who will be the next on this ordinary day? Inspired by a true story. (95 mins.)
 
21.
Sister (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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
 
22.
Unit 7 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A squad of four undercover cops are charged with cleaning up the streets of Seville from drugs and prostitution. (96 mins.)
 
23.
Policeman (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A member of an Israeli anti-terrorist unit clashes with a group of young radicals. (105 mins.)
Director: Nadav Lapid
 
24.
The Exchange (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A family man becomes obsessed with looking at his own life out of context. (94 mins.)
Director: Eran Kolirin
 
25.
Shun Li and the Poet (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A study of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a fisherman who came to Italy from Yugoslavia many years ago, who live in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon. (98 mins.)
Director: Andrea Segre
 
26.
Iron Sky (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018. (93 mins.)
Director: Timo Vuorensola
 
27.
Sneakers (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The story of a Summer shared by six young people. It all begins with their escapes from the bleak and dreary City... (111 mins.)
 
28.
The Parade (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A homophobic, middle-aged, Serbian gangster ends up sacrificing himself to protect Gay freedom in his country... (115 mins.)
 
29.
Flower Buds (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Flower Buds tells the story of the gradual breakdown of a family living in a small town. Each character lives according to his or her own ideals... (91 mins.)
 
30.
Death of a Man in the Balkans (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
After a musician commits suicide, the discovery of his dead body by his eccentric neighbors is recorded by the dead man's web cam. (80 mins.)
 
31.
Sons of Norway (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
It's not easy to rebel when your dad wants to join the party... One day (in 1979), Magnus and his son... (87 mins.)
Director: Jens Lien
 
32.
Tabu (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A restless retired woman teams up with her deceased neighbor's maid to seek out a man who has a secret connection to her past life as a farm owner at the foothill of Mount Tabu in Africa. (118 mins.)
Director: Miguel Gomes
 
33.
Naked Harbour (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Naked Harbour tells the story of people who seek love and acceptance at any cost. (123 mins.)
Director: Aku Louhimies
 
34.
Gypsy (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Gypsy tells the story of Adam, a boy who, after his father dies, tries to cross the boundary of his... (100 mins.)
Director: Martin Sulík
 
35.
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A group of men set out in search of a dead body in the Anatolian steppes. (157 mins.)
 
36.
Amour (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Georges and Anne are an octogenarian couple. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, also a musician, lives in Britain with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested. (127 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
37.
Harm (2015 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Harming means self-injuring. With a razor blade, a knife, a shard of glass. Harmers usually hide their scars from the outside world... (52 mins.)
Director: Dénes Nagy
 
38.
Lágy esö (2013 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In a village in East Hungary, Dani, a teenager grown up in an orphanage, falls in love with Zsofi, his classmate. He tries to get close to her, but in an obscene and grotesque behavior, not understanding the rules of the game of love... (28 mins.)
Director: Dénes Nagy
 
39.
Train to Adulthood (2015 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Train to Adulthood is a coming-of-age story about three youngsters who find an escape from life's ordeals... (79 mins.)
 
40.
Trading Germans (2014 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A first hand account of one of the biggest cases of human trafficking during the Cold War. A story of greed, courage, hope and remorse. (90 mins.)
 
41.
Apocalypse on Wheels (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
This is a film about what the car traffic turns us into. For 5 months the director in the passenger... (52 mins.)