Small / indie movies I like - FOREIGN [seen]by couch_potato101 | created - 15 Apr 2017 | updated - 07 May 2017 | Public
small / indie - 20,000 votes or less on IMDB; I like - rating of 7-10; list created April 2017, audited May 2017
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1. Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005)
PG | 107 min | Drama
A Japanese father travels to China's Yunnan province in the place of his ailing son to film a famous folk-opera star.
Votes: 4,561 | Gross: $0.25M
2. Kwa-sok-seu-kaen-deul (2008)
108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A radio DJ/entertainer in his 30s suddenly learns he may be a grandfather, thanks to a young girl who has a baby son and claims to be his daughter.
3. Clean (I) (2004)
R | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
After she ends up in prison and loses custody of her son, a woman struggles to assimilate outside her former life and remain clean long enough to regain custody of her son.
Votes: 4,225 | Gross: $0.14M
4. The Artist and the Model (2012)
R | 105 min | Drama
Marc Cros, an elderly sculptor, lives with his wife Lea in the south of France, safe from the War that rages in the distance. He seems to have reached the end of his life and of his art. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,376 | Gross: $0.11M
5. Broken English (2007)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Nora Wilder is freaking out. Everyone around her is in a relationship, is married, or has children. Nora is in her thirties, alone with job she's outgrown and a mother who constantly ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,814 | Gross: $0.96M
6. Le fate ignoranti (2001)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance
AIDS doctor Antonia's husband is killed by a car. She gets depressed until she learns he had been cheating on her with a man. Following her newly born curiosity for life, she goes to see ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,744 | Gross: $0.22M
8. The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
R | 125 min | Drama, Romance
Alex, who's homeless and addicted to alcohol, and Michèle, who's losing her sight, form a relationship while sleeping rough on Paris's Pont-Neuf bridge.
Votes: 10,237 | Gross: $0.12M
10. Zhong Guo he huo ren (2013)
112 min | Drama
The story of three friends who build a successful English language school in China called "New Dream". This school helps the dreams of Chinese teenagers come true. Before they stood proudly... See full summary »
11. Everybody's Famous! (2000)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Jean is a family man and factory worker who dreams of becoming a songwriter. Pinning his hopes on his teenage daughter, Marva, he takes her to singing contests in which the awkward and ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,973 | Gross: $0.07M
12. Scialla! (Stai sereno) (2011)
95 min | Comedy
The life of a melancholy professor is turned upside down when he discovers that a rebellious teenager he is tutoring is actually his son.
13. Une autre vie (2013)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The South of France. Internationally famous pianist Aurore collapses one night during a performance, over-exhausted from too many concerts. Tired of music, she believes she no longer has ... See full summary »
14. De tu ventana a la mía (2011)
98 min | Drama
Interwoven emotions and struggles of three women of different generations aiming to build the lives they desire, their own future, love and dreams. All of them lose the love of their lives ... See full summary »
15. Grand Central (2013)
94 min | Drama, Romance
Gary, an unskilled young man, lands a job as a decontamination sub-contractor at a nuclear power plant in the lower valley of the Rhone. Inducted into the workforce by supervisor Gilles and... See full summary »
16. Young Adam (2003)
NC-17 | 98 min | Crime, Drama
A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Votes: 12,380 | Gross: $0.77M
17. Tetro (2009)
R | 127 min | Drama
Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.
Votes: 11,623 | Gross: $0.52M
18. The Brown Bunny (2003)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
Professional motorcycle racer Bud Clay heads from New Hampshire to California to race again. Along the way he meets various needy women who provide him with the cure to his own loneliness, but only a certain woman from his past will truly satisfy him.
Votes: 12,592 | Gross: $0.37M
19. Obvious Child (2014)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A twenty-something comedienne's unplanned pregnancy forces her to confront the realities of independent womanhood for the first time.
Votes: 20,558 | Gross: $3.12M
22. My Straight Son (2012)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Romance
The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in... See full summary »
23. Tres bodas de más (2013)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Ruth is a young researcher in a college. She was asking for three of her ex's weddings. Along the way she is trying to find her soulmate and for a companion to every wedding, she enlists the help of her new fellow assistant.
24. Medianeras (2011)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
Martín and Mariana are slightly damaged people who live in buildings just opposite one another. While they often don't notice each other, separation might be the very thing that brings them together.
Votes: 12,307 | Gross: $0.00M
26. Sing lek lek tee reak wa rak (2010)
118 min | Comedy, Romance
Life of a 14 year old girl Nam, who falls in love with her senior of tenth grade P'Shone and tries desperately to win his attention.