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Huffman92
Tuesday 18th of September 2007 10:41:07 AM
A list of films we've seen in a language that is not our native one.: Mine:

Godzilla
Uno
Pusher 1-3
District B-13
Amores Perros
Pan's Labyrinth
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Hero
House of Flying Daggers
Night Watch
Iron Monkey
Super Cop Series
Fearless
Shaolin Soccer
Kung Fu Hustle



What are yours?



FaWzY
Tuesday 18th of September 2007 04:58:01 PM
That depends...
If I considered English as my native language (since I was raised with it, and it was the language of my education)
Then...

Oldboy (Korean)
Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance (Korean)
Sympathy For Lady Vengeance (Korean)
My Sassy Girl (Korean)
Windstruck (Korean)
Sad Movie (Korean)
Crying Out Love, In The Center of The World (Japanese)
Battle Royale (Japanese)
Battle Royale 2 (Japanese)
Perfect Blue (Japanese/Animation)
Akira (Japanese/Animation)
Spirited Away (Japanese/Animation)
Howl's Moving Castle (Japanese/Animation)
Princess Mononoke (Japanese/Animation)
Laputa - The Flying Castle (Japanese/Animation)
The Place Promised In Our Early Days (Japanese/Animation)
Grave of Fireflies (Japanese/Animation)
Kung Fu Hustle (Chinese)
2046 (Chinese)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Chinese)
Hero (Chinese)
Fearless (Chinese)
New Police Story (Chinese)
Banlieue 13
De battre, mon coeur s'est arreté (French)
Un long dimanche de fiançaille (French)
Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran (French)
Apocalypto (Maya)


That's all I can remember for now, but I have seen much more than these movies.


hamid18
Wednesday 19th of September 2007 02:28:45 AM
Arabic
Mulan
The Grudge 2
Snakes and Ladders
Zaki Shan
Shorts, Shirt, and a Cap

Japanese
Chukshin Ari (One Missed Call)
Chukshin Ari 2
Chukshin Ari: Final

Spanish
Carrie
X2

Chinese (Mandarin
Iron Monkey
Hero (I believe the language track is Mandarin)
Formula 17


gryphonastar
Friday 21st of September 2007 12:09:37 PM
Maria Tan Lleno de Gracia (Spanish)
Pan's Labyrith (Spanish)
Y Tu Mama Tambien (Spanish)
Curse of the Golden Flower (Chinese)
House of Flying Daggers (Chinese)
Hero (Chinese)
Azumi (Japanese)
Babel (Berber, Spanish, Japanese, Japanese Sign Language, and English (not sure it counts since English is my native language)

Very, very humble compared to a lot of people. Can anyone recommend some movies? I've been looking for some in Russian and German. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!



Branco
Friday 21st of September 2007 08:09:28 PM
I can recommend some Dutch movies, I don't know if they're easily available in a rental place near you but I'll give them anyway. These were all box office hits in the Netherlands.

Soldaat van Oranje (war story)
Flodder (comedy)
All Stars (comedy)
De Aanslag (war story)
The Discovery of Heaven (drama) in English



hamid18
Friday 21st of September 2007 11:13:04 PM
Originally posted by gryphonastar


Maria Tan Lleno de Gracia (Spanish)
Pan's Labyrith (Spanish)
Y Tu Mama Tambien (Spanish)
Curse of the Golden Flower (Chinese)
House of Flying Daggers (Chinese)
Hero (Chinese)
Azumi (Japanese)
Babel (Berber, Spanish, Japanese, Japanese Sign Language, and English (not sure it counts since English is my native language)

Very, very humble compared to a lot of people. Can anyone recommend some movies? I've been looking for some in Russian and German. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Oh I forgot about Hero lol And I watched bits and pieces of Y Tu Mama Tambien, but never the whole way through. Is it really such a good movie?


gryphonastar
Saturday 22nd of September 2007 12:21:38 AM
I thought it was good. It does have some graphic sex scenes that some people don't like. A friend of mine could't finish the movie.

Thanks, Branco for those movie suggestions. I also saw a preview for a movie called Zwaartboek, and it looked pretty good. Has anyone seen it? I know they always put the best scenes in the previews but the movie as a whole sometimes turns out not to be so good.


Branco
Saturday 22nd of September 2007 01:46:09 AM
I haven't seen Zwartboek but I hear that it has received very good reviews, although they also say that it isn't the best Dutch WWII movie ever. Still I think it's still worth to watch if you can. It was the Dutch entry for the Oscars in the category "Best Foreign Movie" but didn't make the final five. I just found out that it is however the most succesful box office hit in the Netherlands.


pumpkinheart
Wednesday 03rd of October 2007 05:19:53 AM
Black Cat White Cat (Serbian)
Time of the Gypsies (Serbian)
Goobye Lenin! (German)
La Lengua de las Mariposas (Spanish)
Como Agua Para Chocolate (Spanish)
Pan's Labyrinth (Spanish)
Amelie (French)
Jean de Florette (French)
Manon des Sources (French)
The Chorus (French)
A Very Long Engagement (French)
A Ma Soeur! (French)
The Horseman on the Roof (French)
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (Chinese)
The Curse of the Golden Flower (Chinese)

I seriously recommend the Serbian films, Black Cat White Cat and Time of the Gypsies, they're by an amazing director called Emir Kusturica. Black Cat White Cat's very funny and Time of the Gypsies very moving, both have atmospheric soundtracks and are incredibly well shot. You can buy Black Cat White Cat in shops (in Scotland you can anyway) and Time of the Gyspies will be available to buy next month!
Also, A Ma Soeur! is pretty horrible, I only put it there cos I've seen it :S


Joe
Wednesday 03rd of October 2007 09:32:29 AM
Not a complete list, but from the top of my head:

Pan's Labyrinth - Spanish
Alexander Nevsky - Russian (one of my favorites!)
Ivan the Terrible - Russian
Urga - Russian
The Turkish Gambit - Russian
Russian Ark - Russian
Stalingrad - German
Aguirre, Wrath of God - German
Das Boot - German

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