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The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime 

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The Handmaiden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri, Ha Jung-woo

Directed by: Park Chan-wook

The Handmaiden is a 2016 South Korean erotic psychological thriller film directed by Park Chan-wook. A woman (Kim Tae-ri) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Kim Min-hee), but ...more
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My Sassy Girl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Jun Ji-hyun, Cha Tae-hyun, Song Ok-sook

Released: 2001

Directed by: Kwak Jae-yong

My Sassy Girl is a 2001 South Korean romantic comedy film directed by Kwak Jae-yong. The film was extremely successful in South Korea and was the highest grossing Korean comedy of all time. When ...more

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Friend is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Jang Dong-gun, Shin-il Kang, Yu Oh-seong

Released: 2001

Directed by: Kwak Kyung-taek

Friend is a 2001 South Korean action film directed by Kwak Kyung-taek. Four childhood friends go their separate ways; two go off to college, while the others become rival gangsters.
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Invisible Men is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Invisible Men Yannick Phillippe, Emmanuel Imani, Joel Sieve Aboki

Released: 2015

Directed by: Meshack Enahoro

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American Coup is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
American Coup

Released: 2010

Directed by: Joe Ayella

American Coup is a 2010 history, news documentary film written and directed by Joe Ayella.
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Dusky Paradise is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Dusky Paradise Martin Umbach, Kes Baxter, Charlotte Krenz

Directed by: Gregory Kirchhoff

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Amador is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Magaly Solier, Celso Bugallo, Priscilla Delgado

Released: 2010

Directed by: Fernando León de Aranoa

"Marcela is a young woman in financial straits. She is delighted when she finds a new job: she is to spend the summer looking after an old, bedridden man named Amador and keep him company ...more
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Lapland Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Pamela Tola, Moa Gammel, Anna-Leena Härkönen

Released: 2010

Directed by: Dome Karukoski

Lapland Odyssey 2010 comedy drama romance film written by Pekko Pesonen and directed by Dome Karukoski.
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The Matchmaker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
The Matchmaker Adir Miller, Dov Navon, Dror Keren

Released: 2010

Directed by: Avi Nesher

The Matchmaker is a 2010 drama film written by Amir Gutfreund and Avi Nesher and directed by Avi Nesher.
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The Salesman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi

Released: 2016

Directed by: Asghar Farhadi

The Salesman is a 2016 Iranian drama film directed by Asghar Farhadi. While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti) is assaulted in her ...more
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Aliyah is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Aliyah Pio Marmaï, Cédric Kahn, Adèle Haenel

Released: 2012

Directed by: Elie Wajeman

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From Time to Time is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Maggie Smith, Carice van Houten, Timothy Spall

Released: 2009

Directed by: Julian Fellowes

From Time to Time is a 2009 British adventure film directed by Julian Fellowes and starring Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, Carice van Houten, Alex Etel, Eliza Bennett, Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh, ...more
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Girl on a Bicycle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Paddy Constantine, Nora Tschirner, Louise Monot

Released: 2013

Directed by: Jeremy Leven

Girl on a Bicycle is a 2013 English-language independent romantic comedy directed and written by Jeremy Leven, produced by Quirin Berg and Max Wiedemann, and starring Vincenzo Amato, Nora ...more
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Days and Clouds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Alba Rohrwacher, Margherita Buy, Antonio Albanese

Released: 2007

Directed by: Silvio Soldini

Days and Clouds is a 2007 Italian drama film directed by Silvio Soldini. It was entered into the 30th Moscow International Film Festival where Margherita Buy won the award for Best Actress. Set ...more
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Love Me is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Love Me

Released: 2014

Directed by: Jonathon Narducci

Love Me is a 2014 documentary comedy drama romance film directed by Jonathon Narducci.
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Tangerines is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Raivo Trass

Released: 2013

Directed by: Zaza Urushadze

Tangerines is a 2013 Estonian-Georgian film, directed, produced and written by Zaza Urushadze. The film carries a pacifist message and examines wartime realities regarding the meaning of how to ...more
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The Headshot, Shanghai B... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
The Headshot, Shanghai Beach
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The Hell of '63 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
The Hell of '63 Chantal Janzen, Willeke van Ammelrooy

Released: 2009

Directed by: Steven de Jong

The Hell of '63 is a 2009 Dutch drama film directed by Steven de Jong . The film is based on the 1963 edition of the Elfstedentocht, a long distance ice skating tour in the Netherlands.
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Swept Away is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Isa Danieli

Released: 1974

Directed by: Lina Wertmüller

Swept Away is a 1974 Italian adventure comedy-drama film written and directed by Lina Wertmüller and starring Giancarlo Giannini and Mariangela Melato. The film is about a wealthy woman ...more

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The Ox is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Max von Sydow, Stellan Skarsgård, Liv Ullmann

Released: 1991

Directed by: Sven Nykvist

In desperation brought on by near-starvation, Helge Roos kills his master's ox and feeds it to his wife and baby daughter. Although no one suspects anything, Helge is wracked with guilt. He ...more
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The Grocer's Son is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Daniel Duval, Paul Crauchet, Nicolas Cazalé

Released: 2007

Directed by: Éric Guirado

The Grocer's Son is a dramatic film set in Provence, France, directed by experienced French documentarian Éric Guirado. The film was presented as part of the 2007 Namur Francophone Film
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Three Brothers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Philippe Noiret, Simonetta Stefanelli, Michele Placido

Released: 1981

Directed by: Francesco Rosi

Three Brothers is a 1981 Italian film based on a work by Andrei Platonov. It was directed by Francesco Rosi and stars Philippe Noiret, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Michele Placido and Charles Vanel. ...more
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To Paint or Make Love is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Daniel Auteuil, Amira Casar, Sabine Azéma

Released: 2005

Directed by: Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu

To Paint or Make Love is a 2005 film directed by Arnaud Larrieu and Jean-Marie Larrieu. The story is about a middle-aged couple, Madeleine and William who enjoy a comfortable, smooth life. They ...more
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Secrets of the Heart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Secrets of the Heart Vicky Peña, Silvia Munt, Carmelo Gómez

Released: 1997

Directed by: Montxo Armendáriz

Secrets of the Heart is a 1997 Spanish film. The film was a Box Office hit in Spain grossing ESP 711,092,434.
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The Time to Live and the... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Foreign Films On Amazon Prime
Tien Feng, Mei Fang, Chen Shu-fang

Released: 1985

Directed by: Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Lai-Yin Yang, Jia-hua Lao

The Time to Live and the Time to Die is a 1985 film directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien. This film is inspired by screenwriter-turned-director Hou's own coming-of-age story. This film is the second part ...more