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    1. Parasite (Korea)
    2. Seven Samarai (Japan)
    3. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (France)
    4. Pan’s Labyrinth (Mexico)
    5. The Lives of Others (Germany)
    6. Ran (Japan)
    7. Suspiria (Italy)
    8. Kal Ho Naa Ho (India)
    9. The Host (Korea)
    10. Battle Royale (Japan)

    Honorable Mention: City of God (Brazil), Hard Boiled (HK), Metropolis (Germany), Spirited Away (Japan), Roma (Mexico), Burning (Korea), Oldboy (Korea), Veteran (Korea), Solaris (Russia)

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    Don’t normally watch foreign language films as I don’t think I’d enjoy them. However I watched Roma last year (only because it was on Netflix) and actually really enjoyed it

    FYC Emmys-
    Limited-
    UNBELIEVABLE, Quiz, Years and Years, Defending Jacob in all Categories
    Merritt Wever, Toni Collette, Matthew Macfadyen, Emma Thompson, Chris Evans & Michelle Dockery

    Drama-
    STRANGER THINGS, The Morning Show, Big Little Lies, The Crown, Killing Eve
    - Jennifer Aniston, VIOLA DAVIS, Jodie Comer, Sandra Oh, Nicole Kidman, Olivia Colman
    - FIONA SHAW, HBC

    Comedy-
    SCHITTS CREEK, Dead to Me, Sex Education
    - Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy, Christina Applegate, Linda Ca

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    1. Parasite (Korea) 2. Seven Samarai (Japan) 3. The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (France) 4. Pan’s Labyrinth (Mexico) 5. The Lives of Others (Germany) 6. Ran (Japan) 7. Suspiria (Italy) 8. Kal Ho Naa Ho (India) 9. The Host (Korea) 10. Battle Royale (Japan) Honorable Mention: City of God (Brazil), Hard Boiled (HK), Metropolis (Germany), Spirited Away (Japan), Roma (Mexico), Burning (Korea), Oldboy (Korea), Veteran (Korea), Solaris (Russia)

    Y’all are tripping. Parasite over Seven Samurai??? Seven Samurai is one of the greatest films of all time regardless of language. Has to be no 1 for me.

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    1. Children Of Paradise
    2. Fanny & Alexander
    3. Patrik, Age 1.5
    4. 8 Women
    5. 120 Beats per Minute
    6. The Witnesses
    7. Tokyo Story
    8. Smiles Of a Summer Night
    9. Crazed Fruit
    10. Love Songs

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    Children of Paradise

    Damn that’s a great pick. Re-thinking my list now!

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    1. Battle Royale (Japan)

    2. Parasite (Korea)

    3. Persepolis (France)

    4. Roma (Mexico)

    5. Spirited Away (Japan)

    6. Intouchables (France)

    7. Little White Lies (France)

    8. La Piel Que Habito (Spain)

    9. Crazed Fruit (Japan)

    10. Lady Snowblood (Japan)

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    Y’all are tripping. Parasite over Seven Samurai??? Seven Samurai is one of the greatest films of all time regardless of language. Has to be no 1 for me.

    It was tough, bro. But I couldn’t stop thinking about Parasite for months. It just infiltrated my brain.

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    I haven’t seen Parasite yet.

    Currently:

    1 – Tokyo Story (Japan)
    2 – A Separation (Iran)
    3 – Andrei Rublev (URSS)
    4 – La Dolce Vita (Italy)
    5 – A Man Escaped (France)
    6 – Seven Samurai (Japan)
    7 – Umberto D. (Italy)
    8 – Roma (Mexico)
    9 – The Eclipse (L’Eclisse) (Italy)
    10 – Grave of the Fireflies (Japan)

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    Persona
    Ran
    Tokyo Story
    Smiles of a Summer Night
    Bicycle Thieves
    Rififi
    La Dolce Vita
    Pather Panchali
    Raise the Red Lantern
    Y Tu Mama Tambien

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    It’s impossible for me to put together a top 10 like this so I decided to do what are to me “native language films”

    1. A Brighter Summer Day
    2. To Live
    3. A City of Sadness
    4. In the Mood for Love
    5. Yi Yi
    6. Raise the Red Lantern
    7. Still Life
    8. Vive L’Amour
    9. Chungking Express
    10. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

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    1. Lagaan (India)
    2. Spirited Away (Japan)
    3. Parasite (Korea)
    4. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (Taiwan)
    5. Y tu mama tambien (Mexico)
    6. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (India)
    7. Motorcycle Diaries (Argentina)
    8. A Fantastic Woman (Chile)
    9. City of God (Brazil_
    10. Bicycle Thieves (Italy)

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    This is almost impossible due to the unbelievable quality of film that has come from other countries.

    Here’s what I came up with:

    #1-8 1/2
    #2-Seven Samurai
    #3-Persona
    #4-Children of Paradise
    #5-Tokyo Story
    #6-Wild Strawberries
    #7-Parasite
    #8-La Dolce Vita
    #9-L’avventura
    #10-Blue

    Honorable Mention: PAN’S LABYRINTH

    “The art of making art is putting it together...”

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    1. Parasite
    2. Pan’s Labyrinth
    3. Wild Tales
    4. Hero
    5. The Hunt
    6. A Man Called Ove
    7. The Invisible Guest
    8. A Separation
    9. I Lost My Body
    10. Delicatessen

    Started watching last year. Vaguely remember Life is Beautiful, I remember liking it a lot.

    I just love movies. And awards.

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    There are soo many great non English movies in the world. So common, guys!

    01. Persona (Sweden)
    02. In The Mood For Love (Hong Kong, China)
    03. Ran (Japan)
    04. Memories of Murder (South Korea)
    05. Funny Games (Austria)
    06. The Secret in Their Eyes (Argentina)
    07. Hable con Ella (Spain)
    08. Three Colors: Blue (France)
    09. Der Untergang (Germany)
    10. I am Love (Italy)

    Have not seen any of Fellini, Antonioni, Truffaut, Fassbinder yet

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    1. In no particular order :

    1. M (Germany)

    2. Autumn Sonata / Scenes from a Marriage (Sweden)

    3. Perfect Blue / Spirited Away (Japan)

    4. Blue is the warmest color / Games of Love and Chance (France)

    5. Talk to Her (Spain)

    6. Son of Saul (Hungary)

    7. Four months, three weeks, two days (Romania)

    8. Polytechnique (Quebec)

    9. Mustang (Turkey)

    10. Parasite / Old boy (South Korea)

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