With Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement International (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Lobster (2015)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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82 Metascore

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman

Votes: 186,487 | Gross: $8.70M

2. Central Station (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama

7.9
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80 Metascore

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

Votes: 32,786 | Gross: $5.60M

3. The Lunchbox (2013)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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76 Metascore

A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.

Director: Ritesh Batra | Stars: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Lillete Dubey

Votes: 43,126 | Gross: $4.23M

4. Much Loved (2015)

104 min | Drama

6.2
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A group of women in Morocco make a living as prostitutes in a culture that is very unforgiving toward women in that profession.

Director: Nabil Ayouch | Stars: Loubna Abidar, Asmaa Lazrak, Halima Karaouane, Sara Elhamdi Elalaoui

Votes: 1,909

5. The Insult (2017)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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72 Metascore

After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.

Director: Ziad Doueiri | Stars: Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh, Diamand Bou Abboud

Votes: 11,581 | Gross: $1.00M

6. Don't Look Down (2008)

R | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Coming of age. In Buenos Aires, Eloy is on the verge of manhood. He studies physics, helps with the family headstone business, and does advertising - handing out flyers while walking on ... See full summary »

Director: Eliseo Subiela | Stars: Antonella Costa, Leandro Stivelman, Hugo Arana, Mónica Galán

Votes: 2,331

7. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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87 Metascore

Dying of kidney disease, a man spends his last, somber days with family, including the ghost of his wife and a forest spirit who used to be his son, on a rural northern Thailand farm.

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul | Stars: Thanapat Saisaymar, Jenjira Pongpas, Sakda Kaewbuadee, Natthakarn Aphaiwonk

Votes: 11,909 | Gross: $0.18M

8. Zama (2017)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

6.8
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89 Metascore

Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.

Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lola Dueñas, Matheus Nachtergaele, Juan Minujín

Votes: 4,162 | Gross: $0.20M

9. Louder Than Bombs (2015)

R | 109 min | Drama

6.6
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70 Metascore

The fractious family of a father and his two sons confront their different feelings and memories of their deceased wife and mother, a famed war photographer.

Director: Joachim Trier | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne, Isabelle Huppert, Devin Druid

Votes: 10,854 | Gross: $0.16M

10. Caramel (2007)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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70 Metascore

A romantic comedy centered on the daily lives of five Lebanese women living in Beirut.

Director: Nadine Labaki | Stars: Nadine Labaki, Joanna Moukarzel, Gisèle Aouad, Yasmine Al Massri

Votes: 11,780 | Gross: $1.06M

11. In Syria (2017)

85 min | Drama, War

7.0
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A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper lies in wait outside her home. This nerve-wracking study of life in Damascus won an Audience Award at Berlinale.

Director: Philippe Van Leeuw | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Diamand Bou Abboud, Juliette Navis, Mohsen Abbas

Votes: 1,980

12. Clash (2016)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.5
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78 Metascore

Set entirely in an 8m police truck, a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds are brought together by fate, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power.

Director: Mohamed Diab | Stars: Nelly Karim, Hani Adel, El Sebaii Mohamed, Ahmed Abdelhamid Hefny

Votes: 4,185 | Gross: $0.02M

13. Post Tenebras Lux (2012)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

6.6
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69 Metascore

Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.

Director: Carlos Reygadas | Stars: Nathalia Acevedo, Rut Reygadas, Adolfo Jiménez Castro, Mitsy Ferrand

Votes: 4,553 | Gross: $0.04M

14. Neruda (2016)

R | 107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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82 Metascore

An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Mercedes Morán, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba

Votes: 8,185 | Gross: $0.94M

15. The Kindergarten Teacher (2014)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama

6.6
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68 Metascore

A kindergarten teacher discovers in a five year-old child a prodigious gift for poetry. Amazed and inspired by this young boy, she decides to protect his talent in spite of everyone.

Director: Nadav Lapid | Stars: Sarit Larry, Avi Shnaidman, Lior Raz, Gilles Ben-David

Votes: 932

16. Sieranevada (2016)

173 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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82 Metascore

Centers around a family gathering on the anniversary of a patriarch's recent death.

Director: Cristi Puiu | Stars: Mimi Branescu, Judith State, Bogdan Dumitrache, Dana Dogaru

Votes: 3,611

17. Heli (2013)

Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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59 Metascore

Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.

Director: Amat Escalante | Stars: Armando Espitia, Andrea Vergara, Linda González, Juan Eduardo Palacios

Votes: 4,399

18. The Ciambra (2017)

Unrated | 118 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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70 Metascore

In A CIAMBRA, a small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks, smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the region's factions - ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Carpignano | Stars: Pio Amato, Iolanda Amato, Koudous Seihon, Damiano Amato

Votes: 1,711 | Gross: $0.03M

19. The Other Side (VIII) (2015)

Unrated | 92 min | Documentary, Drama

6.8
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65 Metascore

In an invisible territory at the margins of society lives a wounded community who face the threat of being forgotten by political institutions and having their rights as citizens trampled. ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Minervini | Stars: Mark Kelley, Lisa Allen, James Lee Miller, Austin Anderson

Votes: 933 | Gross: $0.01M

20. Summer Palace (2006)

Unrated | 158 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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79 Metascore

Yu Hong leaves her home village and starts university in Beijing, where she develops a consuming and compulsive relationship with another student. The student riots from 1989 then ensue and take a toll on their lives.

Director: Ye Lou | Stars: Lei Hao, Xiaodong Guo, Xueyun Bai, Lin Cui

Votes: 2,654 | Gross: $0.06M

21. Shanghai Triad (1995)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.1
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A provincial boy related to a Shanghai crime family is recruited by his uncle into cosmopolitan Shanghai in the 1930s to be a servant to a ganglord's mistress.

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Li Gong, Baotian Li, Xiaoxiao Wang, Xuejian Li

Votes: 4,836 | Gross: $2.30M

22. Los bastardos (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task, each day the same pressure to find money. They go about their daily ... See full summary »

Director: Amat Escalante | Stars: Jesus Moises Rodriguez, Rubén Sosa, Nina Zavarin, Kenny Johnston

Votes: 1,226

23. That Lovely Girl (2014)

95 min | Drama

5.2
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Moshe and Tami are a couple, Moshe is in his fifties and Tami is in her early twenties. They live together in a cruel and violent relationship, from which Tami seems unable to set herself free. Tami and Moshe are father and daughter.

Director: Keren Yedaya | Stars: Maayan Turjeman, Tzahi Grad, Yaël Abecassis, Tal Ben-Bina

Votes: 112

24. My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ... See full summary »

Director: Hiner Saleem | Stars: Korkmaz Arslan, Golshifteh Farahani, Suat Usta, Mir Murad Bedirxan

Votes: 1,707

25. Moolaadé (2004)

Unrated | 124 min | Drama

7.6
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91 Metascore

When a woman shelters a group of girls from suffering female genital mutilation, she starts a conflict that tears her village apart.

Director: Ousmane Sembene | Stars: Fatoumata Coulibaly, Maimouna Hélène Diarra, Salimata Traoré, Dominique Zeïda

Votes: 3,291 | Gross: $0.21M

26. Dogs (2016)

104 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Roman returns to the land he has just inherited from his grandfather. Fully decided to sell this vast but desolate property, he is warned by the local cop that his grandfather was a local ... See full summary »

Director: Bogdan Mirica | Stars: Dragos Bucur, Gheorghe Visu, Vlad Ivanov, Costel Cascaval

Votes: 2,341

27. Return to Ithaca (2014)

92 min | Drama

6.4
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65 Metascore

Sun is setting on Havana. Five friends are gathered to celebrate the return of Amadeo after 16 years of exile in Madrid.

Director: Laurent Cantet | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Isabel Santos, Néstor Jiménez, Fernando Hechavarria

Votes: 687

28. Beijing Bicycle (2001)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

A seventeen-year-old country boy working in Beijing as a courier has his bicycle stolen, and finds it with a schoolboy his age.

Director: Xiaoshuai Wang | Stars: Lin Cui, Xun Zhou, Bin Li, Yuanyuan Gao

Votes: 4,159 | Gross: $0.16M

29. Viva Algeria (2004)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

5.7
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This movie portrays three women living in today's Algeria between modern society and Islamic fundamentalism, self-determination and dependence. Goucem, a young woman who works for a ... See full summary »

Director: Nadir Moknèche | Stars: Lubna Azabal, Biyouna, Nadia Kaci, Jalil Naciri

Votes: 485

30. La estrategia del caracol (1993)

116 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A lot of people live in an abandoned house; after many years of quiet living, the owner of the house wants them out. They try whatever they can to avoid being evicted, without success. But ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Cabrera | Stars: Fausto Cabrera, Frank Ramírez, Delfina Guido, Vicky Hernández

Votes: 2,029

31. Lumumba (2000)

Not Rated | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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78 Metascore

The true story of controversial leader of independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba.

Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Eriq Ebouaney, Alex Descas, Théophile Sowié, Maka Kotto

Votes: 1,686 | Gross: $0.68M

32. Tramontane (2016)

105 min | Drama

6.7
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Rabih, a young blind man, lives in a small village in Lebanon. He sings in a choir and edits Braille documents for an income. His life unravels when he tries to apply for a passport and ... See full summary »

Director: Vatche Boulghourjian | Stars: Barakat Jabbour, Julia Kassar, Toufic Barakat, Michel Adabachi

Votes: 256

33. Burning Birds (2016)

84 min | Drama

7.3
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Burning Birds is Sri Lankan film written and directed by Sanjeewa Pushpakumara. The film world premiered at 21st Busan International Film Festival (2016) under its New Currents Competition.

Director: Sanjeewa Pushpakumara | Stars: Shyam Fernando, Anoma Janadari, Samanalee Fonseka, Mahendra Perera

Votes: 56

34. Interruption (II) (2015)

109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A post modern theater adaptation of a classic Greek tragedy takes place in a central theater of Athens. Like every night, the audience take their seats and the play begins. Suddenly, the ... See full summary »

Director: Yorgos Zois | Stars: Alexandros Vardaxoglou, Maria Kallimani, Alexia Kaltsiki, Christos Stergioglou

Votes: 359

35. No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

6.6
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Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Fernando Luján, Marisa Paredes, Salma Hayek, Rafael Inclán

Votes: 979

36. The World of Jacques Demy (1995)

90 min | Documentary

7.4
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In tribute to her late husband, the wife of the respected French director honors his life and artistic works by highlighting his vision in clips and interviews.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Richard Berry, Nino Castelnuovo, Danielle Darrieux

Votes: 315

37. Hedi (2016)

88 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Hedi, a young man with great dreams, is struggling his way through social conventions in Tunisia. While his mother tries to decide his life for him, Hedi meets Rim and suddenly he discovers that his world goes beyond and above conventions.

Director: Mohamed Ben Attia | Stars: Majd Mastoura, Rym Ben Messaoud, Sabah Bouzouita, Omnia Ben Ghali

Votes: 827

38. Bamako (2006)

115 min | Drama

6.7
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81 Metascore

Bamako. Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work and the couple is on the verge of breaking up... In the courtyard of the house they share with other families, a trial court ... See full summary »

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako | Stars: Aïssa Maïga, Tiécoura Traoré, Maimouna Hélène Diarra, Habib Dembélé

Votes: 1,189 | Gross: $0.11M

39. Iranien (2014)

105 min | Documentary

6.8
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An atheist, Iranian filmmaker Mehran Tamadon managed to convince four mullahs, all believers in the Islamic Republic of Iran, to come and stay with him for two days and engage in discussion... See full summary »

Director: Mehran Tamadon | Star: Mehran Tamadon

Votes: 171

40. The Tragedy of Hamlet (2002 TV Movie)

134 min | Drama

7.5
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Peter Brook presents a new interpretation of the classic in a setting is vaguely eastern rather than Scandinavian, with a multi-ethnic cast .

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Adrian Lester, Jeffery Kissoon, Natasha Parry, Bruce Myers

Votes: 82

41. Tea in the Harem (1985)

110 min | Drama

6.9
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In a depressing concrete Parisian suburb in the seventies two friends are keeping boredom at bay with loitering and petty crime.

Director: Mehdi Charef | Stars: Kader Boukhanef, Rémi Martin, Laure Duthilleul, Saïda Bekkouche

Votes: 365 | Gross: $0.02M

42. Colonel Bunker (1996)

103 min | Drama, History

7.0
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Enver Hoxha ruled Albania with an iron fist for nearly 40 years and for a long time Albania was the only Maoist regime and by far the most isolationist society in Europe - politically, ... See full summary »

Director: Kujtim Çashku | Stars: Agim Qirjaqi, Anna Nehrebecka, Çun Lajçi, Gulielm Radoja

Votes: 46

43. Les trottoirs de Saturne (1986)

145 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Hugo Santiago | Stars: Rodolfo Mederos, Bérangère Bonvoisin, Edgardo Lusi, Andrea Livier Aronovich

Votes: 43

44. The Photograph (2007)

94 min | Drama

6.9
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Sita is an escort at a karaoke bar who struggles to raise money to send her daughter out of the city to live with her grandmother and settle her debts with her pimp. She moves in with aging... See full summary »

Director: Nan Triveni Achnas | Stars: Kay Tong Lim, Shanty, Lukman Sardi, Indi Barends

Votes: 174

45. Life Is Rosy (1987)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.1
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Kourou comes from a village to Kinshasa, Zaire's capital and the center of World Beat; music is in his heart and he has big dreams. Right away he gets a job as a domestic for Mamou, the ... See full summary »

Directors: Benoît Lamy, Mweze Ngangura | Stars: Papa Wemba, Bibi Krubwa, Landu Nzunzimbu Matshia, Kanko Kasongo

Votes: 144

46. Around the Pink House (1999)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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La Maison Rose (The Pink House) is an old mansion in Beirut. It is the place where the Nawfal family found shelter during the Civil War and in which they feel good. Unfortunately for them, ... See full summary »

Directors: Joana Hadjithomas, Khalil Joreige | Stars: Hanane Abboud, Fadi Abi Samra, Anne-Marie Afif, Asma Andraos

Votes: 68

47. El jardín del Edén (1994)

104 min | Drama

6.8
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Looking for a better destiny for their lives, a group of people arrives to Tijuana, in the Mexico-USA borderline. A widow and her children, a chicano woman without a firm identity, a "... See full summary »

Director: María Novaro | Stars: Renée Coleman, Bruno Bichir, Gabriela Roel, Xavier Bautista

Votes: 72

48. Fix ME (2009)

98 min | Documentary

6.8
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Inspired by his own psychological excavations, Andoni develops the concept to apply to modern-day Palestine, a project that inspires this witty, personal and compelling film. Featuring a ... See full summary »

Director: Raed Andoni

Votes: 39

49. Long Live the Bride (2015)

85 min | Drama

5.8
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The plot is about the brutal killing of Giuseppe Uva. Every suspects are on police.

Director: Ascanio Celestini | Stars: Ascanio Celestini, Alba Rohrwacher, Salvatore Striano, Francesco De Miranda

Votes: 37

50. Dollar Mambo (1993)

6.8
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A dancer who works in the seedy Salón Panamá falls in love with a smuggler who is followed by a corrupt policeman, when on December 20, 1989, the US army invades Panamá and thousands of innocent people are killed. Based on true facts.

Director: Paul Leduc | Stars: Dolores Pedro, Roberto Sosa, Raúl Medina, Litico Rodriguez

Votes: 30


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