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10 great foreign films on dvd (not in any order)

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Ran [DVD] [1985] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
Ran [DVD] [1985] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
"Kurosawa's unforgettable take on King Lear - still only Region 1 at the moment."
The Tin Drum [DVD] [1995]
The Tin Drum [DVD] [1995]
"You've read the book (haven't you??) - now see the film! Not suitable for grannies."
Amelie [DVD] [2001]
Amelie [DVD] [2001]
"Mais naturellement! Not only a hoot from start to finish, but also a blinkin' bargain on Amazon!"
Nikita [DVD] [1990]
Nikita [DVD] [1990]
"Forget the Hollywood remake 'The Assassin' - the original (and make sure you watch it with subtitles, NOT dubbed!) has extras: style, pace and a great look. Well it IS French, isn't it?"
101 Reykjavik [DVD] [2001]
101 Reykjavik [DVD] [2001]
"This is the film that made me decide to book a Viking funeral in Icelandic territorial waters. Seriously folks, it's...er...weird - Icelandic style. My mum would hate it. 'Nuff said."
Lagaan - Once Upon A Time In India [DVD] [2001]
Lagaan - Once Upon A Time In India [DVD] [2001]
"What's this? A film about cricket that's entertaining?? It's a cinematic marvel! Must be the spices and the song-and-dance routines, I suppose. The heat, Carruthers...it's driving me mad, I tell you!"
Kagemusha [1980] [DVD]
Kagemusha [1980] [DVD]
"A brilliant film from Kurosawa about a double who stands in for a mediaeval warlord - wonderful to look at, a gripping and eventually moving study of personality and identity."
Closely Observed Trains [DVD]
Closely Observed Trains [DVD]
"A low-key but wonderful film from the powerhouse of East European cinema: Czechoslovakia - available in glorious black-and-white, as is only right and proper."
Das Boot -- Superbit [DVD]
Das Boot -- Superbit [DVD]
"The ultimate submarine film - if you like your claustrophia with Teutonic gutturals, you'll LOVE this! Put me off sardines for quite a while. Excellent pings throughout."
Laputa - Castle In The Sky [DVD]
Laputa - Castle In The Sky [DVD]
"A Miyazaki marvel, not just for the animation but also for the imaginative sweep and scope of this strange and captivating story - could only have come from Japan."