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Poll: Greatest Foreign Language Film Trilogies of All Time

Which of these acclaimed foreign language (non-English) live action film trilogies do you think is the greatest?

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    Pather Panchali (1955)

    Apu Trilogy (India)

    List of Films:

    1. Pather Panchali (1955) (Song of the Little Road)

    2. Aparajito (1956) (The Unvanquished)

    3. The World of Apu (1959) (The World of Apu)

    Director: Satyajit Ray

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    Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

    Vengeance Trilogy (South Korea)

    List of Films:

    1. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) (Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance)

    2. Oldboy (2003) (Oldboy)

    3. Lady Vengeance (2005) (Lady Vengeance)

    Director: Chan-wook Park

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    Three Colors: Blue (1993)

    Three Colors Trilogy (France, Poland, Switzerland)

    List of Films:

    1. Three Colors: Blue (1993) (Three Colors: Blue)

    2. Three Colors: White (1994) (Three Colors: White)

    3. Three Colors: Red (1994) (Three Colors: Red)

    Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski

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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

    Millennium Trilogy (Sweden)

    List of Films:

    1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo)

    2. The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009) (The Girl Who Played with Fire)

    3. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009) (The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest)

    Director: Niels Arden Oplev, Daniel Alfredson

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    Infernal Affairs (2002)

    Infernal Affairs Trilogy (Hong Kong)

    List of Films:

    1. Infernal Affairs (2002) (Infernal Affairs)

    2. Infernal Affairs II (2003) (Infernal Affairs II)

    3. Infernal Affairs III (2003) (Infernal Affairs III)

    Director: Andrew Lau Wai-Keung, Alan Mak

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    Through a Glass Darkly (1961)

    Trilogy of Faith or Silence of God Trilogy (Sweden)

    List of Films:

    1. Through a Glass Darkly (1961) (Through a Glass Darkly)

    2. Winter Light (1963) (Winter Light)

    3. The Silence (1963) (The Silence)

    Director: Ingmar Bergman

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    Late Spring (1949)

    Noriko Trilogy (Japan)

    List of Films:

    1. Late Spring (1949) (Late Spring)

    2. Early Summer (1951) (Early Summer)

    3. Tokyo Story (1953) (Tokyo Story)

    Director: Yasujirô Ozu

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    Where Is the Friend's House? (1987)

    Koker Trilogy (Iran)

    List of Films:

    1. Where Is the Friend's House? (1987) (Where is the Friend's Home?)

    2. And Life Goes On (1992) (Life and Nothing More...)

    3. Through the Olive Trees (1994) (Through the Olive Trees)

    Director: Abbas Kiarostami

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    The Seventh Continent (1989)

    Glaciation Trilogy (Austria)

    List of Films:

    1. The Seventh Continent (1989) (The Seventh Continent)

    2. Benny's Video (1992) (Benny's Video)

    3. 71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance (1994) (71 Fragments of a Chronology of Chance)

    Director: Michael Haneke

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    Drifting Clouds (1996)

    Finland Trilogy (Finland)

    List of Films:

    1. Drifting Clouds (1996) (Drifting Clouds)

    2. The Man Without a Past (2002) (The Man Without a Past)

    3. Lights in the Dusk (2006) (Lights in the Dusk)

    Director: Aki Kaurismäki

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    The Marriage of Maria Braun (1978)

    BRD Trilogy (Germany)

    List of Films:

    1. The Marriage of Maria Braun (1978) (The Marriage of Maria Braun)

    2. Veronika Voss (1982) (Veronika Voss)

    3. Lola (1981) (Lola)

    Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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    The Adversary (1970)

    Calcutta Trilogy (India)

    List of Films:

    1. The Adversary (1970) (The Adversary)

    2. Company Limited (1971) (Company Limited)

    3. The Middleman (1975) (The Middleman)

    Director: Satyajit Ray

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    L'Avventura (1960)

    Trilogy on Modernity and Its Discontents or Alienation Trilogy (Italy)

    List of Films:

    1. L'Avventura (1960) (The Adventure)

    2. La Notte (1961) (The Night)

    3. L'Eclisse (1962) (Eclipse)

    Director: Michelangelo Antonioni

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    Days of Being Wild (1990)

    Days of Being Wild Trilogy (Hong Kong)

    List of Films:

    1. Days of Being Wild (1990) (Days of Being Wild)

    2. In the Mood for Love (2000) (In the Mood for Love)

    3. 2046 (2004) (2046)

    Director: Kar-Wai Wong

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    Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922)

    Dr. Mabuse Trilogy (Germany)

    List of Films:

    1. Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922) (Dr. Mabuse the Gambler)

    2. The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) (The Testament of Dr. Mabuse)

    3. The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960) (The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse)

    Director: Fritz Lang

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    A City of Sadness (1989)

    Taiwan Trilogy (Taiwan)

    List of Films:

    1. A City of Sadness (1989) (A City of Sadness)

    2. The Puppetmaster (1993) (In the Hands of a Puppet Master)

    3. Good Men, Good Women (1995) (Good Men, Good Women)

    Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou

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    The Decameron (1971)

    Trilogy of Life (Italy)

    List of Films:

    1. The Decameron (1971) (The Decameron)

    2. The Canterbury Tales (1972) (The Canterbury Tales)

    3. Arabian Nights (1974) (Arabian Nights)

    Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini

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    The Adventures of Goopy and Bagha (1969)

    Goopy-Bagha Trilogy (India)

    List of Films:

    1. The Adventures of Goopy and Bagha (1969) (Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne)

    2. Heerak Rajar Deshe (1980) (Kingdom of Diamonds)

    3. Goopy Bagha Phire Elo (1991) (The Return of Goopy Bagha)

    Director: Satyajit Ray, Sandip Ray

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    Pusher (1996)

    Pusher Trilogy (Denmark)

    List of Films:

    1. Pusher (1996) (Pusher)

    2. With Blood on My Hands: Pusher II (2004) (Pusher II: With Blood on My Hands)

    3. I'm the Angel of Death: Pusher III (2005) (Pusher III: I'm the Angel of Death)

    Director: Nicolas Winding Refn

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    Jamón, Jamón (1992)

    Iberian Trilogy (Spain)

    List of Films:

    1. Jamón, Jamón (1992) (Ham, Ham)

    2. Golden Balls (1993) (Golden Balls)

    3. La teta y la luna (1994) (The Tit and the Moon)

    Director: Bigas Luna

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    Songs from the Second Floor (2000)

    Living Trilogy (Sweden)

    List of Films:

    1. Songs from the Second Floor (2000) (Songs from the Second Floor)

    2. You, the Living (2007) (You, the Living)

    3. A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (2014) (A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence)

    Director: Roy Andersson

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    The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959)

    The Human Condition Trilogy (Japan)

    List of Films:

    1. The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959) (No Greater Love)

    2. The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (1959) (Road to Eternity)

    3. The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961) (A Soldier's Prayer)

    Director: Masaki Kobayashi

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    Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954)

    Samurai Trilogy (Japan)

    List of Films:

    1. Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto (1954) (Musashi Miyamoto)

    2. Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple (1955) (Duel at Ichijoji Temple)

    3. Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956) (Duel at Ganryu Island)

    Director: Hiroshi Inagaki

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    The Cloud-Capped Star (1960)

    Refugee Trilogy (India)

    List of Films:

    1. The Cloud-Capped Star (1960) (The Cloud-Capped Star)

    2. E-Flat (1961) (A Soft Note on a Sharp Scale)

    3. Subarnarekha (1965) (The Golden Thread)

    Director: Ritwik Ghatak

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    Days of 36 (1972)

    Trilogy of History (Greece)

    List of Films:

    1. Days of 36 (1972) (Days of '36)

    2. The Travelling Players (1975) (The Travelling Players)

    3. The Hunters (1977) (The Hunters)

    Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos

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    Voyage to Cythera (1984)

    Trilogy of Silence (Greece)

    List of Films:

    1. Voyage to Cythera (1984) (Voyage to Cythera)

    2. The Beekeeper (1986) (The Beekeeper)

    3. Landscape in the Mist (1988) (Landscape in the Mist)

    Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos

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    The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991)

    Trilogy of Borders (Greece)

    List of Films:

    1. The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991) (The Suspended Step of the Stork)

    2. Ulysses' Gaze (1995) (Ulysses' Gaze)

    3. Eternity and a Day (1998) (Eternity and a Day)

    Director: Theodoros Angelopoulos


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