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    European cinematography is not valued to it's real potential. I saw many memorable movies that really have something to teach you. Starting with Portugal cinematography and ending with Russian cinema, you really have some very interesting productions to see. It is really worth researching more into this. Good luck!

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    The Wicker Man (1973) - an awsome British film.

    Also, «The Adventures of the Baron of Munchausen», from Terry Gilliam. Yes, Gilliam is an American. But he is the most European of all Americans, as it was said before... and, actually, he recently became an European citizen (British, I tink). He made all the tv series and films of the British Monty Python group; and the above mentioned Baron of Munchausen is an European literary hero. Most of the actors in this film are European (Brits).

    Another of his great European films was «The Grimm Brothers», entirely based on the writtings of these mentioned German Nationalist authors.

    How many European film makers can be credited with such an amount of genuinely European cinema?

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    no man's land is awesome !

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    Andrei Rublev

    (Soviet Union, 1969)

    Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky


    A critically acclaimed epic that sheds light on what it means to be a Christian and an artist, Andrei Tarkovsky's movie is based on the life of a medieval icon painter. Andrei Rublev traces its protagonist through a famine, a Tatar incursion, a "painter's block," a faith crisis, and finally his artistic restoration and a kind of redemption. The film itself is a visual magnum opus that celebrates beauty and art with such breathtaking intensity that one wonders if one could endure this movie had it not been in black-and-white.

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    Goodbye Lenin (German)
    really sad but soo cool :)

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    Many years ago in the spanish t.v. emitted cinema from around the world and I really liked the Polish cinema, I do not remember any titles. At present, the Spanish television channels are taken over by U.S. emissions, work from Monday to Saturday and barely have time to watch movies, although I studied screenwriting and interpretation, I even make a film as an actor, recently the time available to devote to other issues.

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    For me personally "El Orfanato" of Juan Antonio Bayona is one of the best horror movies ever. It really freaked me out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mzungu mchagga View Post
    For me personally "El Orfanato" of Juan Antonio Bayona is one of the best horror movies ever. It really freaked me out.


    I love horror, when I have some time to see The Orphanage.


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    I must say: "The boy in the striped pyjamas", The millenium saga (although i haven't seen the second movie yet). I really like european movies, they are more concerned about the story than with the special effects.

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    Quote Originally Posted by russul View Post
    Goodbye Lenin (German)
    really sad but soo cool :)
    I totally agree, great movie!

    Did anyone see Soul Kitchen?

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    Another movie I really loved, a Spanish one: "Los amantes del Circulo Polar Artico".

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    i liked the first movie of the millenium saga.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Riccardo View Post
    Another movie I really loved, a Spanish one: "Los amantes del Circulo Polar Artico".

    I also liked the climax is so special, you'll probably like Luca y el sexo, a film is also special.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Carlitos View Post
    I also liked the climax is so special, you'll probably like Luc�a y el sexo, a film is also special.
    Of course! I loved it! Paz Vega became famous with that movie! Creo que Lucìa y el sexo sea una peli fantastica!

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    Cool

    Recommend movie "Fear and Trembling", about Belgian female which worked in Japanese company and met a lot of troubles.



    and frivolous comedy "Wickie the Viking"


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    Now being issued in a Spanish TV channel Agora Amenábar film, but do not think it is inexcusable that any Spanish producer has made a blockbuster on the Kingdom of Tartessos and first Agora to meet the growing demands of the fem-ism in the West to feminism rather see Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón.

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    Recommend movie "Fear and Trembling", about Belgian female which worked in Japanese company and met a lot of troubles
    Oh yes

    Very good movie and a very good book of Amélie Nothomb...

    I want to recommend the movie "The life of Brian", one of the greatest comedy of all the time, and my favourite English movie...

    The story of the neighbor of Jesus, borned the same day and the same hour...did he have the same destiny?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anton, Bear's den View Post
    Recommend movie "Fear and Trembling", about Belgian female which worked in Japanese company and met a lot of troubles.
    I have read the book and found it was absolutely terrible, one of the worst book ever about Japan. Many of the French-speakers I know who have also lived and worked in Japan and read the book agree with me. Amélie Nothomb is depicting a completely false and caricatural view of Japanese companies. I don't know if she did it on purpose as a kind of satirical parody, or because she held some kind of grudge about Japanese companies, but you shouldn't believe anything in that book/film. Amélie Nothomb did grow up in Japan, as the daughter of the Belgian ambassador, but her experience in Japan is mostly limited to her childhood in the secluded circle of expats and embassy staff. Her insight on working in Japan has no credentials.
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    I have read the book and found it was absolutely terrible, one of the worst book ever about Japan. Many of the French-speakers I know who have also lived and worked in Japan and read the book agree with me. Amélie Nothomb is depicting a completely false and caricatural view of Japanese companies. I don't know if she did it on purpose as a kind of satirical parody, or because she held some kind of grudge about Japanese companies, but you shouldn't believe anything in that book/film. Amélie Nothomb did grow up in Japan, as the daughter of the Belgian ambassador, but her experience in Japan is mostly limited to her childhood in the secluded circle of expats and embassy staff. Her insight on working in Japan has no credentials
    It was a caricatur of her personnal experience, that's all...

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    Quote Originally Posted by VonRoust View Post
    It was a caricatur of her personnal experience, that's all...
    You really think that she worked for a Japanese company and ended up cleaning the toilets ? Based on my experience, Westerners working for Japanese companies are treated with more respect than locals (often because they are high-ranking expats or specialists). The only special treatment they are given is not to be obliged to follow some Japanese customs, because the Japanese don't expect them to understand their culture.

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    You really think that she worked for a Japanese company and ended up cleaning the toilets?
    Please, read her biography...worked in Japan has been a horrible experience for her...

    Another European movie?

    Nightwatch...a russian fantasy-thriller...

    Very good film making with spectacular visual effects, but the end is a little bit disappointed...

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    Love French comedies:
    Les Visiteurs
    Les Couloirs du temps : les Visiteurs 2
    Fantômas trilogy
    Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar
    Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra
    Almost all films with participation of Louis de Funes
    The French know how to make a funny comedy

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    Pan's Labyrinth, The Devil's Backbone, The Downfall, The Orphanage, Rec, these are all really good!

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    Les Couloirs du temps : les Visiteurs 2
    Fantômas trilogy
    ......

    Don't watch it, you will be blind!!!

    If you want to watch good comedies:
    -La cité de la peur
    -Le bonheur est dans le prés
    -Tatie Daniel
    -Bernie
    -Les beaux gosses
    -C'est arrivé près de chez vous

    I have watched "Good-bye Lenin" yesterday, and yes, this is a great film...

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