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    Favorite Foreign Language Films

    What are your favorites? Some great foreign films that come to mind:












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    Re: Favorite Foreign Language Films

    Kurosawa's "Seven Samurai".

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    Re: Favorite Foreign Language Films

    Pan's labrynth

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    Re: Favorite Foreign Language Films

    I like "Life is Beautiful" (I'm not sure if that was one of your original choices, since a few of your images are not showing up in my viewer for whatever reason).


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    Re: Favorite Foreign Language Films

    Quote Originally Posted by BIG FAN
    Kurosawa's "Seven Samurai".
    Great movie, good choice BF. All of Kurosawa's films are awesome. Yojimbo is another one of my favorites.

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    Pan's labrynth
    at first i thought i bought the spanish version by mistake
    great, great movie.

    Not sure if anyone is familiar with 'Zatoichi', had a run of about 20+ films in the early 60's. Loved these movies, they would air them on IFC on Saturday mornings around 7:30. Story is about a blind massuer who just happens to be a bad arse with a samurai sword. It's not in the same vein as the Kurosawa classics but still one of my favs.


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    Re: Favorite Foreign Language Films

    I just watched 'Fearless' with jet Li. It was awesome. What an interesting story and you know you're watching a great movie when you don't even realize you're reading along.

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    Re: Favorite Foreign Language Films

    Rumble in the Bronx.

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    Re: Favorite Foreign Language Films

    If I wanted to read a movie...well I would...umm...

    Ok...I just don't like reading movies.
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    Re: Favorite Foreign Language Films

    Quote Originally Posted by ShawnMedGuy
    If I wanted to read a movie...well I would...umm...

    Ok...I just don't like reading movies.
    With the new wave of remaking Asian horror films "The Grudge", "The Eye", and "Pulse" to name a few, it seems to support that the vast majority of American audiences will always prefer their movies spoken in english as well. Unfortunate because a lot of these kind of remakes tend to water down a good story IMHO.
    One of the best things about some of these aforementioned films G-Scott and I posted about was how even if you had no spoken dialogue or had sub titles you would still not be lost. That's how tight Kurosawa made his films. My dad took me to see "Seven Samurai" years ago because he wanted to see the original version of "The Magnificent Seven" . The original was a masterpiece, as the remake was a good popcorn western.

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    Re: Favorite Foreign Language Films

    I'm uncultured like that. I hate subtitles.
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