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Neon Bull earned a Special Mention at last year’s TIFF’s inaugural Platform competition and won the Special Jury Prize in Venice’s Orizzonti section Except for the word ‘Neon’ in the …
2015 has been a great year for film junkies, specially for foreign films. Hollywood kept on churning sequels, super-hero films, and midst of commercial films they made few sensible films too . Though Indie films are saving grace for Hollywood, it is Foreign films that I dig the most. They seldom disappoint you. They have variety of films dealing with social, cultural, and political aspects of their native country. It is tad difficult to pick only 20 best Non-English Films from around 100 + Non English films I have seen in 2015. Time has come to buy DVDs and update your watch-list if you are fan of cinema in general. Here is the list of “The 20 Best Non-English Films – 2015”.
Risk of Acid Rain is a very subtle & minimalist film that never gets preachy about life & loneliness, instead Behtash incorporates long shots & beautiful terrine imagery that gives needful dimension to the film. Even the long silent scenes are fused with the soul stirring music which renders deep and profound impact that heightens the pain inflicted by loneliness. The script of the film is sprinkled with terse humor that may be new to Iranian films; like old man smoking pot & three characters
Mississippi Grind can better be described as a character study of two people who have nothing in common except for their passion for ‘gambling’. Even if you are not a sucker for gambling based films, “Mississippi Grind” is immensely likable and irresistible, with a few good take away moments imbibed in it.
Patrick Brice’s comedy will make you believe that relationships and people are stranger than fiction. What starts off as a normal get together slowly turns wilder, weirder and to be truly appreciative of the art of indie film-making: It astonishes. If you can’t intake and see overly exposed shots of fake penises or you don’t enjoy people talking about things that only outward and insane people do, this is probably not for you. Brice’s The Overnight is about a couple with a young son who