Gary's Top 100 Foreign Language Films:

UPDATED: Wednesday, October 15, 2008

1 * The Passion of Joan of Arc  * Dreyer * 1928
2 * Mirror * Tarkovsky * 1975
3 * The Bicycle Thief  * De Sica * 1948
4 * Le Notti di Cabiria * Fellini * 1957
5 * Autumn Sonata * Bergman * 1978
6 * Andrei Rublev * Tarkovsky * 1969
7 * Ordet * Dreyer * 1955
8 * The 400 Blows * Truffault * 1959
9 * Ikiru * Kurosawa * 1952
10 * Red * Kieslowski * 1994
11 * Summer * Rohmer * 1986
12 * In The Mood For Love * Kar-Wai * 2000
13 * Les parapluies de Cherbourg  * Demy * 1964
14 * High and Low * Kurosawa * 1963
15 * Beau Pere * Blier * 1981
16 * Grande Illusion * Renoir * 1937
17 * Il Grido * Antonioni * 1957
18 * Not One Less * Yimou * 1999
19 * Tokyo Story * Ozu * 1953
20 * Chloe in the Afternoon * Rohmer * 1972
21 * Vive L'Amour * Tsai * 1994
22 * The Woman Next Door * Truffault * 1981
23 * Decalogue #6 ( 58 minutes ) * Kieslowski * 1988
24 * Stalker * Tarkovsky * 1979
25 * Life of Oharu * Mizoguchi * 1952
26 * L'Avventura * Antonioni * 1960
27 * Cinema Pardiso * Tornatore * 1988
28 * Irma Vep * Assayas * 1996
29 * My Night at Mauds * Rohmer * 1969
30 * Battleship Potemkin * Eisenstein * 1925
31 * Aviator's Wife * Rohmer * 1980
32 * Jean De Florette * Berri * 1986
33 * Un Coeur en Hiver * Suatet * 1992
34 * M * Lang * 1931
35 * Vagabond * Varda * 1985
36 * Sacrifice * Tarkovsky * 1986
37 * Mother and Son * Sokurov * 1997
38 * Small Change * Truffault * 1976
39 * Insomnia * SkjoldbjŠrg  * 1997
40 * Cleo from 5 to 7 * Varda * 1962
41 * White * Kieslowski * 1994
42 * L'ennui * Khan * 1998
43 * Ran * Kurosawa * 1985
44 * Decalogue #9 * Kieslowski * 1987
45 * Tampopo * Itami * 1986
46 * 47 Ronin * Mizoguchi * 1941
47 * Children of Heaven * Majidi * 1997
48 * Farewell My Concubine * Chen * 1993
49 * Woman in the Dunes * Teshigahara  * 1964
50 * Chun King Express * Kar-wai * 1994
51 * Flowers of Shangahai * Hsiao-hsien Hou  * 1998
52 * Orpheus * Cocteau * 1949
53 * After Life * Koreeda * 1998
54 * A Single Girl * Jacquot * 1995
55 * The Seventh Seal * Bergman * 1957
56 * Day of Wrath * Dreyer * 1943
57 * Live Flesh * Almodˇvar  * 1997
58 * School of Flesh * Jacquot * 1998
59 * Beauty and The Beast * Cocteau * 1946
60 * The Last Metro * Truffault * 1980
61 * All About My Mother * Almodˇvar  * 1999
62 * Il Bidone * Fellini * 1955
63 * Babetteĺs Feast * Axel * 1987
64 * The Eel * Imamura * 1997
65 * Mauvais Sang * Carax * 1986
66 * Autumn Tale * Rohmer * 1998
67 * Testament of Orpheus * Cocteau * 1960
68 * King of Masks * Wu * 1996
69 * Diary of a Chambermaid * Bu˝uel  * 1964
70 * Vivre sa vie       * Godard * 1962
71 * Seven Samurai * Kurosawa * 1954
72 * Raise the Red Lantern * Zhang * 1991
73 * Diva * Beineix * 1981
74 * Matter of Dignity * Cacoyannis  * 1957
75 * Cabinet of Dr. Calagari * Wiene * 1920
76 * Manon of the Spring * Berri * 1986
77 * Double Suicide * Sinoda * 1969
78 * Discreet Charm of The Bourgeoisie * Bu˝uel  * 1972
79 * Color of Pomegranites * Paradzhanov  * 1968
80 * Full Moon in Paris * Rohmer * 1984
81 * La Strada * Fellini * 1954
82 * Les Vacances de M. Hulot * Tati * 1953
83 * Lovers on the Bridge, The * Carax * 1991
84 * Night and Fog * Resnais * 1955
85 * Jules et Jim * Truffault * 1961
86 * Strike * Eisenstein * 1925
87 * Color of Paradise * Majidi * 1999
88 * A Good Marriage * Rohmer * 1982
89 * L'Enfer * Chabrol * 1994
90 * Chushingura * Inagaki * 1962
91 * Grave of the Fireflies * Nosaka * 1988
92 * Deszu Uzala * Kurosawa * 1974
93 * Cries and Whispers * Bergman * 1972
94 * Dodes Kaden * Kurosawa * 1970
95 * Amarcord * Fellini * 1974
96 * Open City * Rossollini * 1946
97 * Wages of Fear * Clouzot * 1953
98 * Suzanne's Career * Rohmer * 1963
99 * The Bride Wore Black * Truffault * 1967
100 * Yojimbo * Kurosawa * 1961