The Belgium born Dardenne brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc are notorious for their realistic, heart-breaking films, and Deux Jours, Une Nuit (Two Days, One Night) is no exception.
IDA is a moving and intimate drama about a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret dating from the terrible years of the Nazi occupation. 18-year old Anna, a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, is preparing to become a nun when the…
International filmmakers and performers took home awards in more than ten categories at the 87th annual Academy Awards. Although the Oscar is an American award, it is known around the world as the ultimate achievement in film excellence.
Kolya lives in a small fishing town near the stunning Barents Sea in Northern Russia. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya and his son Roma from a previous marriage.
Die Verlorene Zeit (Remembrance) (2011) is based on the true story of Jerzy Bielecki (1921-2011) and Cyla Cybulska (1921-2006). They are best known as two of the few inmates of the Auschwitz concentration camp who managed to successfully escape together in 1944.
If you are a native English speaker, you may have never experienced seeing a film dubbed in another language. However, many films today have dialogue re-recorded in several languages, rather than using subtitles, so the movie may be distributed around the world.
Thrills and horrors and creepy children, oh my! American audiences celebrate scary and thrilling movies. However, as many know, Americans don’t always have a 100% original script when it comes to some of the most popular horror films released in the United States.
Some people speak one language, some speak another, others speak two or three or ten. Whether or not language knowledge overlaps, communication is not only possible, but it is essential. Though they may differ from reality, some films employ the use of language barriers to create a conflict and affect the message of the film.