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1.
Father and Guns (2009)
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They are father and son. They are both cops. And they are about to work together as a team. Trouble is... (107 mins.)
“ Canadian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
2.
The Barbarian Invasions (2003)
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During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son. (99 mins.)
Director: Denys Arcand
“ Canadian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
3.
My Winnipeg (2007 Documentary)
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Fact, fantasy and memory are woven seamlessly together in this portrait of film-maker Guy Maddin's home town of Winnipeg, Manitoba. (80 mins.)
Director: Guy Maddin
“ Canadian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
4.
Pontypool (2008)
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A psychological thriller in which a deadly virus infects a small Ontario town. (93 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
“ Canadian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
5.
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
“ French. ” - TheMatrix21
 
6.
Don't Worry, I'm Fine (2006)
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Lili returns from holidays and learns that her twin brother left the house after a violent argument with their father. (92 mins.)
Director: Philippe Lioret
“ French. ” - TheMatrix21
 
7.
The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (2008)
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Five key days in a family's life. (114 mins.)
Director: Rémi Bezançon
“ French. ” - TheMatrix21
 
8.
Dikari (2006)
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The sea, August, interesting and simple people. They tan, swim, play volleyball, basketball, drink,... (100 mins.)
Director: Viktor Shamirov
“ Russian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
9.
Free Floating (2006)
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"Free Floating" is a melodrama with elements of comedy about a young lad from an ordinary provincial town like many in Russia... (101 mins.)
“ Russian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
10.
Playing the Victim (2006)
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A young man drops out of university and goes to the police. He's done nothing wrong he just wants a job. A particular job. Playing the victim in murder reconstructions. Maybe by getting close to death he can manage to cheat on his own. (95 mins.)
“ Russian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
11.
The Return (2003)
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In the Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - resurfaces. (105 mins.)
“ Russian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
12.
Reprise (2006)
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Two competitive friends, fueled by literary aspirations and youthful exuberance, endure the pangs of love, depression and burgeoning careers. (105 mins.)
Director: Joachim Trier
“ Norwegian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
13.
Trollhunter (2010)
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A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter. (103 mins.)
Director: André Øvredal
“ Norwegian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
14.
Tell No One (2006)
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Police find two bodies at an old murder scene and evidence to suggest the first victim's husband is a murderer. The husband receives clues suggesting his deceased wife is actually alive and begins to investigate. (131 mins.)
Director: Guillaume Canet
“ French. ” - TheMatrix21
 
15.
The Consequences of Love (2004)
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An introverted man's life changes completely when he finds himself attracted to a young bar-maid. (100 mins.)
“ Italian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
16.
Night Watch (2004)
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A fantasy-thriller set in present-day Moscow where the respective forces that control daytime and nighttime do battle. (114 mins.)
“ Russian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
17.
2046 (2004)
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The women who enter a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love. (129 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
“ Hong Kong. ” - TheMatrix21
 
18.
The Black Balloon (2008)
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All Thomas wants is a normal adolescence but his autistic brother, Charlie, thwarts his every opportunity. Will Thomas, with the help of his girlfriend, Jackie, accept his brother? (97 mins.)
Director: Elissa Down
“ Australian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
19.
Charlie & Boots (2009)
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A father and son who travel from Victoria to Cape York to fulfill their lifelong ambition to fish off Australia's northern tip. (101 mins.)
Director: Dean Murphy
“ Australian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
20.
The Nugget (2002)
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'The Nugget' looks at how instant wealth suddenly changes the lives of three working class men - not necessarily for the better, but always with hilarious consequences. (97 mins.)
Director: Bill Bennett
“ Australian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
21.
The Dish (2000)
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A remote Australian antenna, populated by quirky characters, plays a key role in the first Apollo moon landing. (101 mins.)
Director: Rob Sitch
“ Australian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
22.
The Castle (1997)
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A working-class family from Melbourne, Australia fights city hall after being told they must vacate their beloved family home to allow for infrastructural expansion. (85 mins.)
Director: Rob Sitch
“ Australian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
23.
Animal Kingdom (2010)
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A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him. (113 mins.)
Director: David Michôd
“ Australian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
24.
Dark City (1998)
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A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun. (100 mins.)
Director: Alex Proyas
“ Australian. ” - TheMatrix21
 
25.
Starbuck (2011)
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As his lover announces her pregnancy, a fortysomething slacker receives other life-changing news: 142 people, all of them the result of artificial insemination, have filed a class action lawsuit against him, their biological father. (109 mins.)
Director: Ken Scott
 
26.
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
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Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancé, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One. (133 mins.)
 
27.
The Lesser Blessed (2012)
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A drama centered on a First Nations teenager trying to find his place in the modern world. (86 mins.)
Director: Anita Doron
 
28.
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010)
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An aspiring filmmaker goes through the ups and downs of romance when he falls for a Christian woman who says she only wants to be friends. (157 mins.)
 
29.
Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
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Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension. (183 mins.)
Director: Farhan Akhtar
 
30.
Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
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A French public servant from Provence is banished to the far North. Strongly prejudiced against this cold and inhospitable place, he leaves his family behind to relocate temporarily there, with the firm intent to quickly come back. (106 mins.)
Director: Dany Boon
 
31.
Those Happy Days (2006)
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A genuine and often funny depiction of the relationships between monitors and children in a summer vacation camp. From romance to friendship, dancing to fighting, this French movie bring back good souvenirs of childhood. (103 mins.)