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1.
Helden (1958)
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1865: Swiss captain Bluntschli fights as mercenary in the war between Bulgaria and Serbia. When his group's attacked by a few Bulgarian troopers... (100 mins.)
 
2.
Portrait of Chieko (1967)
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(125 mins.)
Director: Noboru Nakamura
 
3.
Sesión continua (1984)
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The film tells the story of the relationship and friendship of two men who are both very much affected by the cinema: Both of them are writers... (115 mins.)
 
4.
Asignatura aprobada (1987)
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A writer is having a midlife crisis. He recollects his life and it makes him feel even worse. Only a love affair or two helps him take his mind off things. (94 mins.)
 
5.
La venganza (1958)
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In rural Spain, sister of an ex con convinces him to take revenge against the local who tipped off the authorities about the man's whereabouts, which led to his subsequent arrest. Unfortunately, she soon falls in love with the snitch. (122 mins.)
 
6.
Dust of Life (1995)
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Based on a true story, after the US withdrawal and the fall of South Vietnam to the communist forces in 1975, many people are sent to reeducation camps. Several desperate boys in one of the camps begin planing their escape. (87 mins.)
 
7.
Boy of Two Worlds (1959)
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Young boy whose father was from Denmark and mother from a tropical island must live with his paternal aunt in Denmark. His skin color becomes an issue right away and he decides to escape and live in the forest. (93 mins.)
 
8.
Lo que le pasó a Santiago (1989)
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When Santiago retires from the company where he worked for 40 years, he meets Angelina, a mysterious woman... (105 mins.)
Director: Jacobo Morales
 
9.
Blood on the Land (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In Greece, in the early part of the 20th century, two brothers from a wealthy landowning family have opposite views on how the poor workers who work on their land should be treated. (130 mins.)
 
10.
Harry og kammertjeneren (1961)
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Set in the late fifties in Denmark the poor junk yard assistant Harry inherits some money. He decides to use the money to hire a butler... (105 mins.)
 
11.
Schtonk (1992)
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The slightly fictionalized story of an art forger, a journalist desperate for a big story, and the biggest press scandal in German history: the Hitler Diaries. (115 mins.)
Director: Helmut Dietl
 
12.
The Year Long Road (1958)
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The plot is set in an underdeveloped and remote area of a fictitious country, where the locals try to... (162 mins.)
 
13.
Tlayucan (1962)
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A man becomes a thief out of desperation. If his identity becomes known, his neighbors might lynch him. The only friendly face in town is the local priest. (105 mins.)
Director: Luis Alcoriza
 
14.
Koto (1963)
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Two twin girls are separated at birth. One grows up in a loving family. The other one doesn't. They finally meat by complete accident on a town fair. No one ever told them about the other one so they begin familiarizing with each other. (107 mins.)
Director: Noboru Nakamura
 
15.
Bewitched Love (1967)
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A violent man and a passionate man are dueling for the heart of the pretty young country girl. (103 mins.)
 
16.
Peace Over the Fields (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Peace in the Fields takes place around 1925. Stanne a wealthy Flemish farmer, is alleged to have murdered his fiancée 20 years before... (91 mins.)
 
17.
Die gläserne Zelle (1978)
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A man is wrongfully imprisoned for five years. Once out, he hears about his wife's supposed adventures outside of their marriage and becomes increasingly jealous. (93 mins.)
 
18.
Magyarok (1978)
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Many Hungarian migrant workers work in Germany in good conditions and for good wages during WW2. They face the war only once they return home to Hungary. (107 mins.)
Director: Zoltán Fábri
 
19.
Los tarantos (1963)
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A boy and a girl from two rival Gypsy families fall in love. (83 mins.)
Director: Rovira Beleta
 
20.
'38 - Vienna Before the Fall (1986)
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In 1938, Austria is about to become a part of the Third Reich. A theater actress and a Jewish journalist fall in love and spend time together completely ignoring the political turmoil of the time despite friendly warnings. (97 mins.)
Director: Wolfgang Glück
 
21.
The Ninth Circle (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In order to save Jewish girl from the Nazis and their colaborators, Croatian family arranges her to be wed to their young son... (107 mins.)
Director: France Stiglic
 
22.
Chastnaya zhizn (1982)
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A man gets fired from his cooshie government job. He thinks its the end of the world but slowly finds things to live for. Nominated for Oscar in the foreign language movie category. (102 mins.)
Director: Yuli Raizman
 
23.
Mi querida señorita (1972)
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A 43-year-old woman discovers she is actually a man... (80 mins.)
 
24.
O Quatrilho (1995)
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Two couples of Italian immigrants are part of a game that leads to treason and brings serious consequences to those who lose. (92 mins.)
Director: Fábio Barreto