With Hubert Bals Fund (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Embrace of the Serpent (2015)

Not Rated | 125 min | Adventure, Drama

7.9
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82 Metascore

The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of forty years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.

Director: Ciro Guerra | Stars: Nilbio Torres, Jan Bijvoet, Antonio Bolivar, Brionne Davis

Votes: 16,143 | Gross: $1.33M

2. I Am Not a Witch (2017)

93 min | Drama

6.8
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80 Metascore

Following a banal incident in her local village, 8-year old girl Shula is accused of witchcraft. After a short trial she is found guilty, taken into state custody and exiled to a witch camp... See full summary »

Director: Rungano Nyoni | Stars: Benfors 'Wee Do, Boyd Banda, Kalundu Banda, Boniventure

Votes: 1,589 | Gross: $0.05M

3. Tinta Bruta (2018)

118 min | Drama

7.3
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Set in Brazil's southern city of Porto Alegre, the film focuses on a socially repressed young man who only comes out of his shell during chatroom performances, when he strips and smears neon paints on his lithe body.

Directors: Filipe Matzembacher, Marcio Reolon | Stars: Shico Menegat, Bruno Fernandes, Guega Peixoto, Sandra Dani

Votes: 296

4. Wadjda (2012)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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81 Metascore

An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd

Votes: 16,044 | Gross: $1.35M

5. Loong Boonmee raleuk chat (2010)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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87 Metascore

Dying of kidney disease, a man spends his last, somber days with family, including the ghost of his wife and a forest spirit who used to be his son, on a rural northern Thailand farm.

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul | Stars: Thanapat Saisaymar, Jenjira Pongpas, Sakda Kaewbuadee, Natthakarn Aphaiwonk

Votes: 11,280 | Gross: $0.18M

6. Batalla en el cielo (2005)

Unrated | 98 min | Crime, Drama

5.6
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56 Metascore

Marcos lusts after his boss's promiscuous daughter, but after botching an extortion scheme, he becomes wracked with guilt.

Director: Carlos Reygadas | Stars: Marcos Hernández, Anapola Mushkadiz, Bertha Ruiz, David Bornstein

Votes: 5,425 | Gross: $0.07M

7. Las mantenidas sin sueños (2005)

Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Florence, a young irresponsible mother & and her precocious daughter, Eugenia, have an unusual relationship. The roles between the two are reversed. Florence is totally inept at caring for ... See full summary »

Directors: Martín De Salvo, Vera Fogwill | Stars: Vera Fogwill, Lucia Snieg, Mirta Busnelli, Edda Díaz

Votes: 433

8. Ruang rak noi nid mahasan (2003)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

A suicidal, obsessively compulsive Japanese librarian is forced to lie low in Thailand with a pot-smoking woman coping with the recent loss of her sister.

Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Sinitta Boonyasak, Takashi Miike, Laila Boonyasak

Votes: 10,362 | Gross: $0.03M

9. Neighboring Sounds (2012)

Unrated | 131 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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77 Metascore

The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Ana Rita Gurgel, Caio Almeida, Maeve Jinkings, Dida Maia

Votes: 5,396 | Gross: $0.03M

10. Dau (2019)

330 min | Biography, Drama, History | Completed

Biographical film, epically depicting the life of the famous scientist Lev Landau.

Director: Ilya Khrzhanovskiy | Stars: Teodor Currentzis, Youriy Alekseev, Radmila Shchyogoleva, Lidiya Shchogolyeva

11. The Holy Girl (2004)

R | 106 min | Drama

6.7
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75 Metascore

16-year-old Amalia looks to save the soul of a middle-aged doctor.

Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: Mercedes Morán, Carlos Belloso, Alejandro Urdapilleta, María Alche

Votes: 3,193 | Gross: $0.30M

12. Kékszakállú (2016)

72 min | Drama

5.5
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71 Metascore

Several young daughters of rich industrialists examine in an equally intangible and compelling way the physical and spiritual aspects of a cultural recession.

Director: Gastón Solnicki | Stars: Laila Maltz, Lara Tarlowski, Katia Szechtman, Denise Groesman

Votes: 249

13. Japón (2002)

R | 122 min | Drama

6.9
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76 Metascore

A painter from the big city goes to a remote canyon to commit suicide. To reach some calmness, he stays at the farmstead of Ascen, an old, religious woman. Although but a few words are spoken, love grows.

Director: Carlos Reygadas | Stars: Alejandro Ferretis, Magdalena Flores, Yolanda Villa, Martín Serrano

Votes: 2,750

14. Dukhtar (2014)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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73 Metascore

In the mountains of Pakistan, a mother and her ten-year-old daughter flee their home on the eve of the girl's marriage to a tribal leader. A deadly hunt for them begins.

Director: Afia Nathaniel | Stars: Samiya Mumtaz, Mohib Mirza, Saleha Aref, Asif Khan

Votes: 1,876

15. Los viajes del viento (2009)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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A musician travels a great distance to return an instrument to his elderly teacher.

Director: Ciro Guerra | Stars: Marciano Martínez, Yull Núñez, Agustin Nieves, Jose Luis Torres

Votes: 1,888

16. 4 (2004)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.7
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72 Metascore

Meat merchant Oleg, prostitute Marina, and piano tuner "simply Volodya" drop into an all-night bar in Moscow, where they are served by a narcoleptic bartender (three plus one is four) while... See full summary »

Director: Ilya Khrzhanovskiy | Stars: Yuriy Laguta, Marina Vovchenko, Sergey Shnurov, Andrei Kudriashov

Votes: 1,850

17. Sekala Niskala (2017)

83 min | Drama

7.0
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A young girl seeks out imaginative ways to cope with the death of her twin brother.

Director: Kamila Andini | Stars: Thaly Titi Kasih, Ida Bagus Putu Radithya Mahijasena, Ayu Laksmi, Ketut Rina

Votes: 200

18. Grbavica (2006)

107 min | Drama

7.3
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71 Metascore

A woman and her daughter struggle to make their way through the aftermath of the Bosnian War.

Director: Jasmila Zbanic | Stars: Mirjana Karanovic, Luna Zimic Mijovic, Leon Lucev, Kenan Catic

Votes: 5,479 | Gross: $0.04M

19. White Sun (2016)

TV-PG | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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81 Metascore

Anti-regime partisan Chandra confronts physical, social and political obstacles for his father's funeral. His search for a solution takes him to neighboring mountain villages and encounters with the police and rebel guerrillas. A portrait of post-civil war Nepal during the fragile deadlocked peace process.

Director: Deepak Rauniyar | Stars: Dayahang Rai, Asha Maya Magrati, Rabindra Singh Baniya, Sumi Malla

Votes: 325

20. La rabia (2008)

85 min | Drama

6.0
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A forbidden passion story happening before the eyes of children, when a married woman with a mute daughter gets into a steamy relationship with a single father of a teenage boy. The husband... See full summary »

Director: Albertina Carri | Stars: Analía Couceyro, Javier Lorenzo, Víctor Hugo Carrizo, Nazarena Duarte

Votes: 373

21. Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes (1998)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A couple of friends work for a taxi driver to rob his passengers, but they feel like they're getting ripped off. They decide to plan their own robberies, but they are amateurs and things ... See full summary »

Directors: Israel Adrián Caetano, Bruno Stagnaro | Stars: Héctor Anglada, Jorge Sesán, Pamela Jordán, Adrián Yospe

Votes: 1,597

22. Violet Perfume: No One Is Listening (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

7.2
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74 Metascore

A poignant and moving urban drama, focusing on the growing problem of sexual assault in Mexico City. Director Sistach fictionalizes the true story of a friendship between two adolescent ... See full summary »

Director: Marisa Sistach | Stars: Ximena Ayala, Nancy Gutiérrez, Arcelia Ramírez, María Rojo

Votes: 864

23. Abrir puertas y ventanas (2011)

99 min | Drama

6.1
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Portrait of everyday life of Marina, Sofia and Violeta, three sisters living in Buenos Aires his grandmother's house, the woman who raised her, after she has died.

Director: Milagros Mumenthaler | Stars: María Canale, Martina Juncadella, Ailín Salas, Julián Tello

Votes: 561

24. The Apple (1998)

86 min | Drama

7.3
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After twelve years of imprisonment by their own parents, two sisters are finally released by social workers to face the outside world for the first time.

Director: Samira Makhmalbaf | Stars: Massoumeh Naderi, Zahra Naderi, Ghorban Ali Naderi, Azizeh Mohamadi

Votes: 2,000 | Gross: $0.12M

25. Vlaznost (2016)

113 min | Drama, Mystery

6.1
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The wife of a successful construction manager has disappeared after an ordinary morning in Belgrade. He is assured she will come back and continues with life, as usual. But, maybe she is just the first of the collapsed dominoes.

Director: Nikola Ljuca | Stars: Milos Timotijevic, Milan Maric, Jelena Stupljanin, Slaven Doslo

Votes: 610

26. Osama (2003)

PG-13 | 83 min | Drama

7.4
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83 Metascore

After the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan and the restriction of women in public life, a pre-teen girl is forced to masquerade as a boy in order to find work to support her mother and grandmother.

Director: Siddiq Barmak | Stars: Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar, Khwaja Nader, Mohammad Arif Herati

Votes: 8,150 | Gross: $1.13M

27. Mysterious Object at Noon (2000)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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69 Metascore

A film crew documents a folk story-exquisite corpse combination by random Thai people; the story is reenacted.

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul | Stars: Djuangjai Hirunsri, Kongkiat Khomsiri, Saisiri Xoomsai

Votes: 965

28. Occident (2002)

105 min | Comedy

7.7
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Occident is a bittersweet comedy that focuses on the growing tendency of Eastern European youth to migrate west. When the amicable Luci (Alexandru Papadopol) and his beautiful lover Sorina ... See full summary »

Director: Cristian Mungiu | Stars: Alexandru Papadopol, Anca Androne, Samuel Tastet, Tania Popa

Votes: 1,898

29. Jiabiangou (2010)

112 min | Drama

7.0
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It recounts the harrowing story of life at one of Mao's camps, at the end of the fifties, where 'rightists' were sent to be 're-educated through labor'.

Director: Bing Wang | Stars: Ye Lu, Renjun Lian, Cenzi Xu, Haoyu Yang

Votes: 325

30. Paziraie sadeh (2012)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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An Iranian couple from the city drive around a remote mountainous region. They hand out bags of money to poor villagers in return for them carrying out unusual requests the couple make of them.

Director: Mani Haghighi | Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Mani Haghighi, Saeed Changizian, Esmaeel Khalaj

Votes: 1,523

31. Dégradé (2015)

85 min | Drama

6.5
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In Gaza, two hairdressers and ten customers of various ages and backgrounds spend the day trapped in a beauty salon while Hamas police fight a gang in the street.

Directors: Arab Nasser, Tarzan Nasser | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Victoria Balitska, Manal Awad, Mirna Sakhla

Votes: 209

32. Não Devore Meu Coração (2017)

106 min | Drama

5.7
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44 Metascore

Joca, a Brazilian boy of 13, and Basano La Tatuada a Paraguayan indigenous girl living on the border between the two countries, marked by the waters of the Rio Apa. Joca is in love with Basano and wants to do everything to win her love.

Director: Felipe Bragança | Stars: Eduardo Macedo, Cauã Reymond, Zahy Guajajara, Ney Matogrosso

Votes: 131

33. Soul of Sand (2010)

99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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Amid the epic landscape of the Mahabharata, the stage is set for an intimate yet eternal tussle between custom and commerce, tradition and modernity.

Director: Sidharth Srinivasan | Stars: Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Saba Joshi, Avtar Sahani, Geeta Bisht

Votes: 74

34. The Corridor (1995)

85 min | Drama

7.2
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The atmosphere of a corridor between yesterday and tomorrow, where many doors open into the unknown.

Director: Sharunas Bartas | Stars: Daiva Ksivickiene, Mantvydas Janeliunas, Viacheslav Amirhanian, Sharunas Bartas

Votes: 478

35. Sangre (2005)

90 min | Drama

5.9
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Diego's job is counting people as they enter a large government building. After work, he and his wife Blanca lie on the couch, watch soap operas, or make love on the kitchen table. Their ... See full synopsis »

Director: Amat Escalante | Stars: Fernando Corona, Cirilo Recio Dávila, Kenny Johnston, Claudia Orozco

Votes: 575

36. Cha và con và... (2015)

102 min | Drama

6.3
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It is the late nineties, Vietnam is in economic turmoil and overpopulation has sparked political concern. Vu, a photography student, arrives in the sprawling metropolis of Saigon and moves ... See full summary »

Director: Dang Di Phan | Stars: Thi Hai Yen Do, Ha Phong Nguyen, Cong Hoang Le, The Vinh Truong

Votes: 246

37. Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (2007)

540 min | Drama

7.6
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A Filipino poet named Benjamin Agusan (Roeder Camanag) is the hapless native who returns to his hometown Padang to witness the aftermath of the super typhoon. For the past seven years, ... See full summary »

Director: Lav Diaz | Stars: Roeder, Angeli Bayani, Perry Dizon, Dante Perez

Votes: 134

38. The Dark Night (2001)

98 min | Drama, War

7.3
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Mixture of documentary and fiction about the dictatorial 1930s, loosely based on the utopian fantasies of Fritz Lang and about the forbidden passionate love affair between a photographer and his model.

Director: Oleg Kovalov | Stars: Larisa Zharkova, Ilya Shakunov, Sergey Koshonin, Alla Sergiyko

Votes: 95

39. Cea mai fericitã fatã din lume (2009)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Delia, a young Romanian girl, drives to Bucharest with her parents to collect a prize she won in a contest.

Director: Radu Jude | Stars: Andreea Bosneag, Doru Catanescu, Claudiu Dumitru, Alexandru Georgescu

Votes: 947

40. Bolivia (1999)

Unrated | 75 min | Drama

7.4
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66 Metascore

A Bolivian immigrant working illegally as a cook in a small restaurant in Buenos Aires suffers abuse and discrimination from its customers.

Director: Israel Adrián Caetano | Stars: Freddy Flores, Rosa Sánchez, Oscar Bertea, Enrique Liporace

Votes: 1,012 | Gross: $0.03M

41. The Forsaken Land (2005)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama

6.2
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70 Metascore

Weary residents (Soma, Lata, Piyasiri) of a war-ravaged country drift through life.

Director: Vimukthi Jayasundara | Stars: Kaushalaya Fernando, Nilupili Jayawardena, Hemasiri Liyanage, Saumya Liyanage

Votes: 376

42. Kharms (2017)

95 min | Biography

6.2
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The film tells the story of the life of Daniil Yuvachev, known to the world as Daniil Kharms.

Director: Ivan Bolotnikov | Stars: Wojciech Urbanski, Grigoriy Chaban, Aiste Dirziute, Darius Gumauskas

Votes: 46

43. Suddenly (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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63 Metascore

An Argentinian Dutch and Latin Comedy Drama where a young naive girl Marcia (Tatiana Saphir) learns about her sexuality. Marcia is kidnapped by 2 punk women Mao (Carla Crespo)& Veronica ... See full summary »

Director: Diego Lerman | Stars: Tatiana Saphir, Carla Crespo, Veronica Hassan, Beatriz Thibaudin

Votes: 778

44. Através da Janela (2000)

82 min | Drama

6.2
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Selma, a retired nurse, is an extremely loving mother for his son Raimundo, in an almost incestuous relationship. One day, she becomes aware of some changes in her son's behavior. At first,... See full summary »

Director: Tata Amaral | Stars: Laura Cardoso, Fransérgio Araújo, Ana Lúcia Torre, Leona Cavalli

Votes: 98

45. Los salvajes (2012)

130 min | Drama

5.9
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Five teenagers violently escape a reformatory school in an Argentinean province. They must journey a hundred kilometers on foot, across the hills, for the promise of a home to continue ... See full summary »

Director: Alejandro Fadel | Stars: Leonel Arancibia, Sofía Brito, Martín Cotari, Roberto Cowal

Votes: 168

46. Raye makhfi (2001)

G | 123 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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75 Metascore

A female election agent and a gun-toting soldier try to collect votes among the local islanders with mixed success.

Director: Babak Payami | Stars: Nassim Abdi, Cyrus Abidi, Youssef Habashi, Farrokh Shoja

Votes: 1,139 | Gross: $0.11M

47. Jermal (2008)

Drama

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After his mothers death, 12-year-old Jaya (Iqbal S. Manurung) is sent to his father, Johar (Didi Petet), who works as a supervisor on a jermal (a fishing platform perched on log stilts in ... See full synopsis »

Directors: Ravi L. Bharwani, Rayya Makarim, Orlow Seunke | Stars: Iqbal S. Manurung, Didi Petet, Yayu A.W. Unru, Chairil A. Dalimunthe

Votes: 156

48. Diamond Island (2016)

101 min | Drama

6.6
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69 Metascore

An adolescent who leaves rural Cambodia to become a construction worker only to be reunited with his missing older brother.

Director: Davy Chou | Stars: Sobon Nuon, Cheanick Nov, Madeza Chhem, Mean Korn

Votes: 282

49. La idea de un lago (2016)

82 min | Drama

6.2
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Inès, 35 years old, is a photographer. She is in an emotionally fragile phase and begins putting together a book of personal poems and photographs. Gradually, the process of bringing a book... See full summary »

Director: Milagros Mumenthaler | Stars: Juan Barberini, Rosario Bléfari, Carla Crespo, Juan Greppi

Votes: 159

50. EDSA XXX: Ganito kami noon, ganito pa rin kami ngayon (2012)

Drama, Fantasy, Musical

5.0
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Director: Khavn | Stars: Jeffrey Quizon, Sheree

Votes: 11


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