Uthiripookkal (1979)

உதிரிப்பூக்கள் (1979)
Director: J. Mahendran
Language: Tamil
Country: India

உதிரிப்பூக்கள் (1979)

உதிரிப்பூக்கள் (1979)

This is a movie about human relations, love and the fall from grace of a person possessed by greed. A movie that should be watched for the sheer narrative style and honest story telling. A classic indeed!

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The Color of Paradise (1999)

Rang-e khoda (1999)
Director: Majid Majidi
Language: Persian, Azerbaijani (only a few words)
Country: Iran

The Color of Paradise (1999)

The Color of Paradise (1999)

A Poetic Beauty

The story revolves around a blind boy named Mohammed who is released from his special school in Tehran for summer vacation.

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Awards

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards – Best Foreign Language Film
Uruguayan Film Critics Association – Best Film

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Turtles Can Fly (2004)

Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
Director: Bahman Ghobadi
Language: Kurdish
Country: Iran, Iraq

Turtles Can Fly Poster

Turtles Can Fly Poster

Life in Iraq, as seen through children’s eyes

The film is set in a Kurdish refugee camp on the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of the US invasion of Iraq.

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Awards

Berlin International Film Festival – Best Feature Film, Peace Film Award
San Sebastián International Film Festival – Best Film
Chicago International Film Festival – Special Jury Award
Rotterdam International Film Festival – Audience Award
Tbilisi International Film Festival – Best Film
Isfahan International Festival of Films for Children – Golden Butterfly

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Babel (2006)

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Language: English, Arabic, Spanish, Japanese, Berber languages, French (only a few words), Russian, Japanese Sign Language
Country: France, USA, Mexico

Babel

Babel

Emotion needs no Translation

It tells four distinct stories, disclosing bit by bit the chronology and causality that link them and making much of the linguistic, cultural and geographical distances among the characters.

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Awards

Cannes Film Festival – Best Director, Technical Grand Prize (Editing)
Golden Globe Awards – Best Film
Academy Awards – Best Original Score – Gustavo Santaolalla
BAFTA Film Awards – Best Film Music – Gustavo Santaolalla

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4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)

4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile (2007)
Director: Cristian Mungiu
Language: Romanian
Country: Romania

4 Months 3Weeks 2Days

4 Months 3Weeks 2Days

How far would you go for a friend?

The film is set in Communist Romania. It tells the story of two students, roommates in the university dormitory, who try to arrange an illegal abortion.

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Awards

Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or
European Film Awards – Best Film, Best Director
San Sebastián International Film Festival – FIPRESCI Film of the Year
Los Angeles Film Critics Association – Best Foreign Film
Toronto Film Critics Association – Best Foreign Film
New York Film Critics Circle – Best Foreign Film
Chicago Film Critics Association – Best Foreign Film

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days Trailer