Welcome to my list of the best foreign films of the year! In case you’re wondering why certain films appear to be missing there are a few factors to take into account. First, films like Mother , A Prophet , The Good the Bad the Weird , and The Secret In Their Eyes are movies that made previous lists .
Edit Storyline A couple lose their young son when he falls out of a window while they are having sex in another room. The mother's grief consigns her to hospital, but her therapist husband brings her home intent on treating her depression himself. To confront her fears they go to stay at their remote cabin in the woods, "Eden", where something untold happened the previous summer. Told in four chapters with a prologue and epilogue, the film details acts of lustful cruelty as the man and woman unfold the darker side of nature outside and within.
We recently took a look at the 10 most disturbing books of all time , and it seemed natural enough to do a movies counterpart.
Edit Storyline Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween -- but alas, they can't get it quite right. Written by Jon Reeves <email@example.com> Plot Summary | Add Synopsis
There are strange movies, and then there are stranger movies. Movies that simply cannot be described with words alone. There are movies you see, and then there are movies you experience . This list compiles ten of the strangest Japanese movies that simply must be seen to be believed. Have you seen Japan’s ten strangest movies? I bet you haven’t, and you’re missing out.
Into Great Silence ( German : Die Große Stille ) is a documentary film directed by Philip Gröning that was first released in 2005. It is an intimate portrayal of the everyday lives of Carthusian monks of the Grande Chartreuse , high in the French Alps ( Chartreuse Mountains ). [ edit ] Production The idea for the film was proposed to the monks in 1984, but the Carthusians said they wanted time to think about it. The Carthusians finally contacted Gröning 16 years later to say they were now willing to permit Gröning to shoot the movie, if he was still interested.
When people look back on the early years of the new millennium they'll remember it for movies like The Dark Knight and Lord of the Rings . Or they'll geek out with their friends about the cult classics they discovered together, rewatching copies of the original version of Donnie Darko or spreading around copies of Idiocracy and laughing at its accuracy. Or we'll remember the prestige movies, the big Oscar winners like No Country For Old Men and Chicago .
Edit Storyline John Merrick (whose real name was Joseph, as this is based on a true story) is an intelligent and friendly man, but he is hated by his Victorian-era English society because he is severely deformed. Once he is discovered by a doctor, however, he is saved from his life in a freak show and he is treated like the human being that he really is. Written by Sam Cibula Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis
CHICAGO – Some films never get a fair shot with audiences. They open in a handful of art house theaters scattered throughout the country before inconspicuously landing on DVD .
Edit Storyline In 1767, the British Princess Caroline is betrothed to the mad King Christian VII of Denmark, but her life with the erratic monarch in the oppressive country becomes an isolating misery.
Edit Storyline Kate and John Coleman are rebuilding their troubled marriage.
Edit Storyline Carl, a fisherman in the waters off Washington state, has been found dead, drowned in his own nets, but with a serious head wound.