When I started Movie watching journey, I was little skeptical of Non-English movies. Especially in this age of Mobile phones where we cannot go without continuously glancing at them. The problem with these movies is that you have to continuously stare at the screen the understand the emotions of the Actors. You cannot understand the language so you have to rely on gestures or if lucky subtitles.
But when I initially started watching them trust me I was shocked how amazing these Non-English movies are. Sometimes we don’t even need subtitles because the actors have so nicely done their roles.
Here, I have listed a few of the best Non-english which I believe will make your day.
1. The Intouchables :
An unusual friendship develops when a street smart immigrant is hired to take care of a disabled French nobleman.
2. Downfall :
As the Allied forces get closer to the Nazi capital, Hitler and his comrades barricade themselves in the Fuhrerbunker. Many vow to stand by Hitler, but Traudl, his personal secretary, tries to escape.
3. A separation :
Nader and Simin, a married couple, live in Iran with their daughter Termeh. Simin wants to move out of the country, but Nader is reluctant to do so as he wants to take care of his ailing father.
4. The salesman :
After their flat becomes damaged, Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti), a young couple living in Tehran, Iran, must move into another apartment. Once relocated, a sudden eruption of violence linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes their lives, creating a simmering tension between husband and wife.
5. The hunt :
A kindergarten teacher’s (Mads Mikkelsen) world collapses around him after one of his students (Annika Wedderkopp), who has a crush on him, implies that he committed a lewd act in front of her.
6. Pather Panchali :
An evergreen Indian movie setup in Bengal.Apu and his poor family live in a village where they try to make ends meet.The father leaves for the city to try and earn more money while his daughter dies of a fever which prompts the family to move.
7. The invisible guest :
A very critically acclaimed movie. A young businessman wakes up in a locked hotel room next to the body of his dead lover. He hires a prestigious lawyer to defend him, and over the course of one night, they work together to find out what happened.
8. Seven Samurai :
One of the best movies I have ever come across. The movie seems so real it’s outstanding.
Set in Olden Japan, A veteran samurai, gathers six samurais to protect a village from the cruel bandits. As the samurais teach the natives how to defend themselves, the village is attacked by a pack of 40 bandits.
9. A prophet :
This acclaimed crime drama follows Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim), a delinquent young Muslim man, who is struggling to get by in a French prison. When he is taken under the wing of powerful Corsican mob boss Cesar Luciani (Niels Arestrup), he begins performing regular assignments for him, proving himself invaluable to the imposing criminal. As Malik rises in the mob ranks, he gains more power, but also more enemies, a situation that eventually brings conflict with his mentor
10. The last emperor :
Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi, the last emperor of China, has a sheltered upbringing till his world gets turned upside down by the Chinese revolution, a subsequent exile and an inconspicuous end.
How many of these Non-English movies have you watched?
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