Looking for great 2019 foreign films? Then you are in the right spot. Cinema has a language all its own and some of the best movies of 2019 originated all over the globe. From Europe to Asia to South America and beyond the best foreign language films detail stories of universal humanity. Korean comedies and French love stories are among the most highly anticipated new foreign films being released in 2019.
What movies will you find on this list of the best foreign films of 2019? Hong Sang-soo's Hotel by the River finds the lives of hotel guest intersecting in unexpected ways. Ki Joo-Bong, Kim Min-hee, and Kwon Hae-hyo are featured in the film's cast. The Italian mob is the subject of Matteo Garrone's upcoming film, Dogman. Netflix is also bringing foreign movies to their platform with The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind and Paris is Us.
After receiving rave reviews at Cannes in 2018, Sorry Angel is being released to wider audiences in 2019. Ayka and Extreme Job are also 2019 foreign films to look forward to this year.
Which 2019 foreign language movie do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Give your favorites a vote up and vote down the foreign movies you didn't like.
Directed by: Bong Joon-hoParasite is a 2019 South Korean dark comedy thriller film directed by Bong Joon-ho. An... more
Directed by: Pedro AlmodóvarPain and Glory is a 2019 Spanish drama film directed by Pedro Almodóvar. A film director past... more
Directed by: Matteo GarroneDogman is a 2018 Italian drama film directed by Matteo Garrone. A well-liked dog groomer and... more
Directed by: Céline SciammaPortrait of a Lady on Fire (a.k.a. Portrait de la jeune fille en feu) is a 2019 French... more
Directed by: Gaspar NoéClimax is a 2018 French musical psychological horror film directed by Gaspar Noé. In the... more
Directed by: Nuri Bilge CeylanThe Wild Pear Tree is a 2018 Turkish drama film directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan. A passionate... more
Directed by: Christian PetzoldTransit is a 2018 German drama film written and directed by Christian Petzold, based on the... more
Directed by: Hu BoAn Elephant Sitting Still is a 2018 Chinese film written, directed and edited by Hu Bo, based... more
Directed by: Ritesh BatraPhotograph is a 2019 Indian-American coming-of-age romantic drama film directed by Ritesh. A... more
Directed by: Benedikt ErlingssonWoman at War is a 2018 internationally co-produced comedy-drama thriller film written,... more
Directed by: Zhangke JiaAsh Is Purest White is a 2018 Chinese drama film directed by Jia Zhangke. A story of violent... more
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Directed by: Cristina Gallego, Ciro GuerraBirds of Passage is a 2018 Colombian crime film directed by Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego.... more
Directed by: Petra CostaThe Edge of Democracy (a.k.a. Democracia em Vertigem) is a 2019 Brazilian documentary film... more
Directed by: Zhang YimouShadow is a 2018 Chinese period film directed by Zhang Yimou. In a kingdom ruled by a young... more
Directed by: Luc BessonAnna is a 2019 English-language French crime thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson.... more
Directed by: Jérémy ClapinI Lost My Body is a 2019 French animated film directed by Jérémy Clapin, based on the novel... more
The Boy Who Harnessed the WindChiwetel Ejiofor, Noma Dumezweni
Directed by: Chiwetel EjioforThe Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a 2019 British drama film directed by and starring Chiwetel... more
Directed by: Alejandro LandesMonos is a 2019 drama film directed by Alejandro Landes. In a remote mountaintop setting... more
SynonymsTom Mercier, Quentin Dolmaire
Directed by: Nadav LapidSynonyms (a.k.a. Synonymes) is a 2019 French-Israeli drama film directed by Nadav Lapid. A... more
Directed by: Ralph FiennesThe White Crow is a 2018 British biographical film directed by Ralph Fiennes, based on the... more
Directed by: Wanuri KahiuRafiki is a 2018 Kenyan drama film directed by Wanuri Kahiu. Kena (Samantha Mugatsia) and Ziki... more
Directed by: Elisabeth VoglerParis Is Us is a 2019 French drama feature film directed by Elisabeth Vogler. After surviving... more
Directed by: Michael WinterbottomThe Wedding Guest is a 2018 British action thriller film written and directed by Michael... more
Directed by: Bi GanLong Day's Journey into Night is a 2018 drama film directed by Bi Gan. Luo Hongwu (Huang Jue)... more
Red JoanStephen Campbell Moore, Sophie Cookson
Directed by: Trevor NunnRed Joan is a 2018 British spy drama film directed by Trevor Nunn, based on the novel by... more