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1.
Within the Whirlwind (2009)
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During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life. (90 mins.)
Director: Marleen Gorris
 
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The Ninth Day (2004)
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A drama loosely based on Jean Bernard's Nazi-era prison diary. (98 mins.)
 
3.
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
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The American artist couple Port and Kit Moresby travel aimlessly through Africa, searching for new experiences that could give sense to their relationship. But the flight to distant regions only leads both deeper into despair. (138 mins.)
 
4.
Wings of Desire (1987)
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An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal. (128 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
5.
Hotel Lux (2011)
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In 1938 Hans Zeisig, an apolitical comedian, impersonator and cabaret actor, flees with a Russian passport (instead of American... (102 mins.)
 
6.
Every Blessed Day (2012)
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Guido and Antonia are a young couple with opposing characters and working schedules: he works a night job as a doorman in a hotel... (102 mins.)
Director: Paolo Virzì
 
7.
Paris, Texas (1984)
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Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family. (147 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
8.
Besieged (1998)
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When an African dictator jails her husband, Shandurai goes into exile in Italy, studying medicine and keeping house for Mr... (93 mins.)
 
9.
The American Friend (1977)
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Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man. (125 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
10.
Radio On (1979)
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Set in 1970's Britain, a man drives from London to Bristol to investigate his brother's death. The purpose of his trip is offset by his encounters with a series of odd people. (104 mins.)
 
11.
Dancer in the Dark (2000)
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An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film. (140 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
 
12.
Vincere (2009)
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The story of Mussolini's secret lover, Ida Dalser, and their son Albino. (128 mins.)
 
13.
Human Resources (1999)
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The 35-hour work week has all of France in its thrall. This film turns it into a feature about economic and familial politics... (100 mins.)
Director: Laurent Cantet
 
14.
Stalker (1979)
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A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes. (163 mins.)
 
15.
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
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In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado. (95 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
16.
Queen of Montreuil (2012)
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It's early summer and Agathe is back in France, at home in Montreuil. She has to get over her husband's... (87 mins.)
 
17.
The Piano Tuner of EarthQuakes (2005)
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Dark fairy-tale about a demonic doctor who abducts a beautiful opera singer with designs on transforming her into a mechanical nightingale. (99 mins.)
 
18.
The Wave (2008)
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A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own. (107 mins.)
Director: Dennis Gansel
 
19.
The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005)
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Will Thomas still lead a life of crime and cruelty, just like his thuggish father, or will he pursue his dream of becoming a pianist? (108 mins.)
Director: Jacques Audiard
 
20.
The Machinist (2004)
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An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity. (101 mins.)
Director: Brad Anderson
 
21.
Made in Dagenham (2010)
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A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination. (113 mins.)
Director: Nigel Cole
 
22.
Nothing Personal (2009)
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Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up... (85 mins.)
 
23.
A Boy Called Dad (2009)
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When he becomes a father at the tender age of 14, Robbie's life quickly spirals out of control. Feeling angry and neglected by his own dad... (80 mins.)
Director: Brian Percival
 
24.
Caro diario (1993)
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Nanni Moretti directs himself playing himself in this wry look at life. Presented in three chapters... (100 mins.)
Director: Nanni Moretti
 
25.
The Crying Game (1992)
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A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world. (112 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
26.
Transfer (2010)
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In a futuristic society where the wealthy get to live forever by swapping bodies with refugees, an elderly couple explores this opportunity with harsh consequences. (93 mins.)
Director: Damir Lukacevic
 
27.
The Island (2011)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Kamen Kalev
 
28.
Avé (2011)
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Two troubled teens hitchhike across Bulgaria. (86 mins.)
 
29.
Land of Oblivion (2011)
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Chernobyl, 1986, a few hours before the disaster. Piotr and Anya's wedding is interrupted by a fire at the power station. (108 mins.)
Director: Michale Boganim
 
30.
Innocence (2011)
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The descent from the top of the ladder to the bottom of the barrel can be very quick. Sometimes just... (90 mins.)
Director: Jan Hrebejk
 
31.
Last Winter (2011)
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Johan inherits the family farm. However, charming as the idea may be, even in the modern globalized world, running a farm is still a matter of hard work, pain, and hope. (103 mins.)
Director: John Shank
 
32.
The Solitude of Prime Numbers (2010)
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Non-linearly follows two kids, rejected by their peers, who become friends. They separate later in life and dedicate to their careers. Still, they feel as if something is missing. (118 mins.)
 
33.
Los bastardos (2008)
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A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task... (90 mins.)
Director: Amat Escalante
 
34.
Circle of Deceit (1981)
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Laschen, a German journalist, travels to the city of Beirut during the fights between Christians and... (108 mins.)
 
35.
Masculin Féminin (1966)
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Paul is young, just demobbed from national service in the French Army, and dishillusioned with civilian life... (110 mins.)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
 
36.
Sans Soleil (1983 Documentary)
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"He wrote me...." A woman narrates the thoughts of a world traveler, meditations on time and memory... (104 mins.)
Director: Chris. Marker
 
37.
Touching the Void (2003 Documentary)
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The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. (106 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
38.
Beautiful Memories (2001)
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Although barely 30, Claire believes she is showing the first symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, a condition from which her mother has recently died... (110 mins.)
Director: Zabou Breitman
 
39.
Headwinds (2011)
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Sarah tells Paul that she wants out of their marriage; the next day she disappears. A year later and Paul along with their children return to his childhood town to start anew after the loss of his wife and their mother. (91 mins.)
Director: Jalil Lespert
 
40.
The Women on the 6th Floor (2010)
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In 1960s Paris, a conservative couple's lives are turned upside down by two Spanish maids. (102 mins.)
 
41.
Bitter Victory (2009)
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Clovis Cornillac and Christian Clavier shine in this morality tale about an architect who aligns with a mayoral contender in the hopes that an election victory will get him favors. (105 mins.)
 
42.
Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
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Visions, memories, and mysticism all help a 40-something woman to find the strength to leave her cheating husband. (137 mins.)
 
43.
My Life as a Dog (1985)
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A boy and his brother don't get along well. In order to let their ill mother rest, they're separated and sent each one with their relatives. (101 mins.)
 
44.
Danton (1983)
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Action opens in November of 1793, with Danton returning to Paris from his country retreat upon learning that the Committee for Public Safety... (136 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
45.
Road North (2012)
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A father who was absent for 30 years of his son's life returns and wants to bond with his son, on a road trip to the north. (110 mins.)
 
46.
Lessons of a Dream (2011)
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An English teacher brings soccer from England to Germany in the late 19th Century by teaching it to his class. (113 mins.)
 
47.
Derrière les murs (2011)
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In 1922, a young novelist goes to the countryside to write her latest book and falls victim to terrifying hallucinations and nightmares. (90 mins.)
 
48.
Z (1969)
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Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles. (127 mins.)
Director: Costa-Gavras
 
49.
3 Seasons in Hell (2009)
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A 19 year old nonconformist poet living in 1947 Czechoslovakia is blind to the Communist behemoth looking over him... (110 mins.)
Director: Tomás Masín
 
50.
Un Coeur en Hiver (1992)
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Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins... (105 mins.)
Director: Claude Sautet
 
51.
Earthbound (2012)
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Joe is an Alien on Earth. At least that is what his father told him before he died when Joe was eleven. He finds it difficult to adjust, and to find a compatible girl friend. (93 mins.)
Director: Alan Brennan
 
52.
The Fourth State (2012)
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A journalist gets caught up in a terrorist plot in Moscow while investigating the Russian secret service. (115 mins.)
Director: Dennis Gansel
 
53.
Dormant Beauty (2012)
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A mosaic of several intertwined stories questioning the meaning of life, love and hope, set during the last six days in the life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who spent 17 years in a vegetative state. (115 mins.)
 
54.
City State (2011)
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Set in modern day Iceland, an immigrant vows revenge after losing his unborn child in an attack by a crime syndicate, thereby binding his fate with a troubled policewoman, her corrupt police commander, and a crime lord who's losing his edge. (87 mins.)
Director: Olaf de Fleur
 
55.
Melancholia (2011)
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Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth. (135 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
 
56.
Little White Lies (2010)
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A near-fatal accident leaves one friend in the hospital while the rest go on their annual vacation. But their secrets and personal grief threaten to drive them apart. (154 mins.)
Director: Guillaume Canet
 
57.
The Big Picture (2010)
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Paul Exben is a success story - partner in one of Paris's most exclusive law firms, big salary, big house... (114 mins.)
Director: Eric Lartigau
 
58.
United (2011)
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United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side... (94 mins.)
Director: James Strong
 
59.
Wreckers (2011)
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A married couple moves back to its childhood village to start a family, but a surprise visit from the... (85 mins.)
Director: D R Hood
 
60.
Paris-Manhattan (2012)
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A romantic comedy centered on a Woody Allen-obsessed pharmacist and her would-be lover. (77 mins.)
 
61.
Transfer (2010)
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In a futuristic society where the wealthy get to live forever by swapping bodies with refugees, an elderly couple explores this opportunity with harsh consequences. (93 mins.)
Director: Damir Lukacevic
 
62.
Thérèse (2012)
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An unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures. (110 mins.)
Director: Claude Miller
 
63.
J'enrage de son absence (2012)
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Touched to the depths of his being by the death of his child in a car accident nine years earlier, Jacques has lost his bearings... (98 mins.)
 
64.
Skylab (2011)
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In July 1979, during the Summer holidays, in a house somewhere in Brittany, a whole family (parents... (114 mins.)
Director: Julie Delpy
 
65.
Sons of Norway (2011)
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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
 
66.
Tirza (2010)
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Forced into early retirement, a single father sets out to find his teenage daughter when she and her boyfriend go missing on holiday in Namibia. (100 mins.)
 
67.
Lotus (2011)
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A mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love and connection in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. (90 mins.)
Director: Pascale Simons
 
68.
Win/Win (2010)
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A playful 'nobody' at a famous investment bank becomes a successful trader overnight. As he's gradually becoming estranged from himself, he still seems unable to lose. (81 mins.)
 
69.
Color of the Ocean (2011)
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A young German tourist tries to help an African refugee and his son to get to the Spanish mainland. (95 mins.)
Director: Maggie Peren