International films with English subtitles

Currently:
THE ZONE OF INTEREST by Jonathan Glazer
DRÔLES DE GUERRES by Jean-Luc Godard (Short)

Upcoming:
MONSTER by Hirokazu Kore-eda
IO CAPITANO by Matteo Garrone
ONLY THE RIVER FLOWS by Wei Shujun
EVIL DOES NOT EXIST by Ryusuke Hamaguchi

 

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Director
Matteo Garrone
Cast
Seydou Sarr, Moustapha Fall, Issaka Sawadogo, Hichem Yacoubi, Doodou Sagna, Khady Sy, Venus Gueye, Cheick Oumar Diaw, Joe Lassana
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Longing for a brighter future, two Senegalese teenagers embark on a journey from West Africa to Italy. However, between their dreams and reality lies a labyrinth of checkpoints, the Sahara Desert, and the vast waters of the Mediterranean.

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Director
Hirokazu Kore-eda
Cast
Soya Kurokawa, Hinata Hiiragi, Sakura Ando, Eita Nagayama, Yûko Tanaka, Mitsuki Takahata
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When her young son Minato starts to behave strangely, his mother feels that there is something wrong. Discovering that a teacher is responsible, she storms into the school demanding to know what's going on. But as the story unfolds through the eyes of mother, teacher, and child, the truth gradually emerges.

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Director
Ryusuke Hamaguchi
Cast
Hitoshi Omika, Ryo Nishikawa, Ryuji Kosaka, Ayaka Shibutani, Hazuki Kikuchi, Hiroyuki Miura
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Takumi and his daughter Hana live in Mizubiki Village, close to Tokyo. One day, the village inhabitants become aware of a plan to build a camping site near Takumi's house offering city residents a comfortable "escape" to nature.

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Director
Wei Shujun
Cast
Zhu Yilong, Zeng Meihuizi, Tianlai Hou, Linkai Tong, Zeng Qi, Wang Jianyu, Baisha Liu
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1990s, Banpo Town, rural China. A woman’s body is found by the river. Ma Zhe, Chief of the Criminal Police, heads up the murder investigation that leads to an obvious arrest. His superiors hurry to congratulate him, but several clues push Ma Zhe to delve deeper into the hidden behaviour of his fellow citizens.

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Director
Hayao Miyazaki
Cast
Soma Santoki, Masaki Suda, Ko Shibasaki, Aimyon, Yoshino Kimura, Takuya Kimura, Keiko Takeshita, Jun Fubuki, Sawako Agawa
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While the Second World War rages, the teenage Mahito, haunted by his mother's tragic death, is relocated from Tokyo to the serene rural home of his new stepmother Natsuko, a woman who bears a striking resemblance to the boy's mother. As he tries to adjust, this strange new world grows even stranger following the appearance of a persistent gray heron, who perplexes and bedevils Mahito, dubbing him the "long-awaited one."

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Director
Colm Bairéad
Cast
Catherine Clinch, Carrie Crowley, Andrew Bennett, Michael Patric, Kate Nic Chonaonaigh, Joan Sheehy, Tara Faughnan, Neans Nic Dhonncha, Eabha Ni Chonaola
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A quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her dysfunctional family to live with relatives for the summer. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one.

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Director
Wim Wenders
Cast
Koji Yakusho, Min Tanaka, Arisa Nakano, Tokio Emoto, Tomokazu Miura, Yumi Asô, Aoi Yamada, Sayuri Ishikawa
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Hirayama seems utterly content with his simple life as a cleaner of toilets in Tokyo. Outside of his very structured everyday routine he enjoys his passion for music and for books. And he loves trees and takes photos of them. A series of unexpected encounters gradually reveal more of his past.

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Director
Christian Petzold
Cast
Thomas Schubert, Paula Beer, Langston Uibel, Enno Trebs, Matthias Brandt, Jennipher Antoni, Esther Esche, Assunta Hamm, Markus Schweiger
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A seaside vacation takes an unexpected turn when Leon and Felix show up at Felix's family's holiday home to discover Nadja, a mysterious woman, already there. As an ever-encroaching forest fire threatens their well-being, relationships are tested and romances are kindled.

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Director
Justine Triet
Cast
Sandra Hüller, Milo Machado-Graner, Swann Arlaud, Saadia Bentaïeb, Jehnny Beth, Samuel Theis, Antoine Reinartz, Camille Rutherford, Anne Rotger
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Sandra, Samuel and their visually impaired son Daniel have been living in a remote mountain location for the past year. When Samuel is found dead outside the house, an investigation for death in suspicious circumstances is launched. Amidst the uncertainty, Sandra is indicted: was it suicide or homicide? A year later Daniel attends his mother’s trial, a veritable dissection of his parents’ relationship.

Director
Jean-Luc Godard
Cast
Jean-Paul Battaggia
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Godard's last film, a trailer for a movie that will never exist, shows a series of collages on what appears to be photographic paper, and is about Belgian surrealist/poet Charles Plisnier, who was expelled from the Communist party in 1937. Rejecting the billions of alphabetic diktats to liberate the incessant metamorphoses and metaphors of a necessary and true language by re-turning to the locations of past film shoots, while keeping track of modern times.

 

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Original Finnish version with English subtitles (no more shows planned at the moment)
Director
Aki Kaurismäki
Cast
Alma Pöysti, Jussi Vatanen, Anna Karjalainen, Kaisa Karjalainen, Janne Hyytiäinen, Martti Suosalo, Nuppu Koivu, Matti Onnismaa, Alina Tomnikov
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The film tells the story of Ansa, a supermarket shelf-stocker on a zero-hour contract, later a recyclable plastic sorter, and Holappa, a sandblaster, an alcoholic, later an ex-alcoholic, whose paths have accidentally crossed and who, despite adversity and misunderstandings, try to build some kind of relationship on the harsher side of the welfare state.

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Director
Agnieszka Holland
Cast
Jalal Altawil, Maja Ostaszewska, Behi Djanati Atai, Tomasz Włosok, Mohamad Al Rashi, Dalia Naous, Jaśmina Polak, Monika Frajczyk, Maciej Stuhr
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In the treacherous and swampy forests that make up the so called “green border” between Belarus and Poland, refugees from the Middle East and Africa trying to reach the European Union are trapped in a geopolitical crisis cynically engineered by Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko. In an attempt to provoke Europe, refugees are lured to the border by propaganda promising easy passage to the EU. Pawns in this hidden war, the lives of Julia, a newly minted activist who has given up her comfortable life, Jan, a young border guard, and a Syrian family intertwine.

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Director
Christoph Hochhäusler
Cast
Thea Ehre, Timocin Ziegler, Michael Sideris, Rosa Enskat, Ioana Iacob, Aenne Schwarz, Sahin Eryilmaz, Andreas Grusinski, Jonny Hoff
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The undercover investigator Robert is supposed to win the trust of a criminal through a fictitious relationship with Leni. However, the feelings are not just a game. It is the spied criminal, of all people, who makes him confront his contradictory feelings…

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Director
Laura Citarella
Cast
Laura Paredes, Ezequiel Pierri, Rafael Spregelburd, Elisa Carricajo, Juliana Muras, Verónica Llinás, Cecilia Rainero, Walter Jakob
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With the strange disappearance of Laura, two colleagues, her older boyfriend, Rafael, and Ezequiel, learn of their recent discoveries, which may help them locate her. However, the story is bigger and stranger than they could imagine.
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Director
Kristoffer Borgli
Cast
Kristine Kujath Thorp, Eirik Sæther, Anders Danielsen Lie, Fanny Vaager, Fredrik Stenberg Ditlev-Simonsen, Sarah Francesca Brænne, Steinar Klouman Hallert, Andrea Bræin Hovig, Henrik Mestad
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Signe and Thomas are in an unhealthy, competitive relationship that takes a vicious turn when Thomas suddenly breaks through as a contemporary artist. In response, Signe makes a desperate attempt to regain her status by creating a new persona hell-bent on attracting attention and sympathy.

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Director
Hirokazu Kore-eda
Cast
Song Kang-ho, Gang Dong-won, Bae Doona, IU, Lee Joo-young, Park Ji-yong, Lim Seung-soo, Lee Mu-saeng, Ryu Kyung-soo
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The film follows two brokers who sell orphaned infants, circumventing the bureaucracy of legal adoption, to affluent couples who can't have children of their own. After an infant's mother surprises the duo by returning to ensure her child finds a good home, the three embark on a journey to find the right couple, building an unlikely family of their own.

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Director
Alice Diop
Cast
Kayije Kagame, Guslagie Malanda, Aurélia Petit, Valérie Dréville, Xavier Maly, Robert Cantarella, Salimata Kamate, Thomas De Pourquery
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A novelist attends the trial of a woman accused of killing her 15-month-old daughter by abandoning her to the rising tide on a beach in northern France. But as the trial continues, her own family history, doubts, and fears about motherhood are steadily dislodged as the life story of the accused is gradually revealed.

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Director
Joachim Trier
Cast
Renate Reinsve, Anders Danielsen Lie, Herbert Nordrum, Maria Grazia Di Meo, Hans Olav Brenner, Marianne Krogh, Helene Bjørnebye, Vidar Sandem, Anna Dworak
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Chronicles four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.

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Director
Daniel Roher
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Follows the man who survived an assassination attempt by poisoning with a lethal nerve agent in August 2020. During his months-long recovery he makes shocking discoveries about the attempt on his life and decides to return home.

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Director
Asghar Farhadi
Cast
Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Sahar Goldoust, Maryam Shahdaie
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Rahim is in prison because of a debt he was unable to repay. During a two-day leave, he tries to convince his creditor to withdraw his complaint against the payment of part of the sum. But things don't go as planned. Is he truly a hero?

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Director
Hong Sang-soo
Cast
Shin Seok-ho, Park Mi-so, Kim Young-ho, Ki Joo-bong, Seo Young-hwa, Kim Min-hee, Cho Yun-hee, Ye Ji-won, Ha Seong-guk
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Youngho goes to see his father who is tending to a famous patient. He surprises his girlfriend, Juwon, in Berlin where she is studying fashion design. He goes to a seaside hotel to meet his mother and brings his friend Jeongsoo with him. In each instance, he anticipates an important conversation. But sometimes a shared look, or a shared smoke, can mean as much as anything we could say to those close to us.

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Director
Jasmila Žbanić
Cast
Jasna Đuričić, Izudin Bajrović, Boris Ler, Dino Bajrović, Johan Heldenbergh, Raymond Thiry, Boris Isaković, Emir Hadžihafizbegović, Reinout Bussemaker
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Bosnia, July 1995. Aida is a translator for the UN in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp. As an insider to the negotiations Aida has access to crucial information that she needs to interpret. What is at the horizon for her family and people - rescue or death? Which move should she take?
 

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Director
Nathan Grossman
Cast
Greta Thunberg, Svante Thunberg, António Guterres, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alexander van der Bellen, Emmanuel Macron, Pope Francis
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Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old student in Sweden, started a school strike for the climate as her question for adults was, if you don’t care about my future on earth, why should I care about my future in school? Within months, her strike evolved into a global movement as the quiet teenage girl on the autism spectrum becomes a world-famous activist.

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Director
Burhan Qurbani
Cast
Welket Bungué, Jella Haase, Albrecht Schuch, Lukhanyo Bele, Joachim Król, Nils Verkooijen, Martin Wuttke
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A modern adaptation of one of the greatest twentieth-century novels.

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Director
Ljubomir Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska
Cast
Hatidzhe Muratova, Nazife Muratova, Hussein Sam, Ljutvie Sam
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When nomadic beekeepers break Honeyland’s basic rule (take half of the honey, but leave half to the bees), the last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and restore natural balance.
 

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Director
Bong Joon-ho
Cast
Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam, Lee Jung-eun, Chang Hyae-jin, Park Myung-hoon, Jung Ji-so
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All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
 

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Director
Nora Fingscheidt
Cast
Helena Zengel, Albrecht Schuch, Gabriela Maria Schmeide, Lisa Hagmeister, Maryam Zaree, Melanie Straub, Matthias Brenner, Tedros Teclebrhan, Gisa Flake
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The wild and energetic journey of 9-year-old girl Benni through all possible stations of German Child Proctective Services.

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Director
Paweł Pawlikowski
Cast
Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc, Agata Kulesza, Cédric Kahn, Jeanne Balibar, Adam Woronowicz, Adam Ferency, Adam Szyszkowski
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A man and a woman meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other.

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Director
Alfonso Cuarón
Cast
Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta, Marco Graf, Daniela Demesa, Nancy García García, Verónica García, Andy Cortés
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Cleo, a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. Delivering an artful love letter to the women who raised him, Cuarón draws on his own childhood to create a vivid and emotional portrait of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst political turmoil of the 1970s.
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Director
Asghar Farhadi
Cast
Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ricardo Darín, Bárbara Lennie, Inma Cuesta, Jaime Lorente Lopez, Eduard Fernández, Sergio Castellanos, Elvira Mínguez
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Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her Argentinian husband and children. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

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Director
Robin Campillo
Cast
Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois, Adèle Haenel, Antoine Reinartz, Felix Maritaud, Ariel Borenstein, Aloïse Sauvage, Mehdi Touré, Simon Bourgade
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Paris, in the early 1990s: a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of saving their lives as well as the ones of future generations.

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Director
Raoul Peck
Cast
August Diehl, Stefan Konarske, Vicky Krieps , Olivier Gourmet , Hannah Steele , Alexander Scheer
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The early years of Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels and Jenny Marx, between Paris, Brussells and London.