New foreign language movies (March 2011)

April 5, 2011 at 3:39 pm Leave a comment

Dear all,

Over the past two months, documentaries and movies in various languages have been recorded from SBS & ABC channels.

These programmes are available in the Self Study room (Rm 222, Brennan MacCallum building) should you wish to view them.

 


Chinese

Au Revoir Taipei

Kai wants to leave Taipei in hopes of getting to Paris to be with his girlfriend. He spends long nights in a bookstore studying French, where Susie begins to take an interest in him.

Jack Yao, Amber Kuo and Hsiao-chuan Chang

(2010)  USA/Taiwan  Director: Arvin Chen
M  L  Comedy  90 mins

English

The Kite Runner

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada and Atossa Leoni

(2007) (USA/Dari, English)   Director: Marc Forster

M  A,L  Drama  128 mins

French

Changing Times

From acclaimed director Andre Techine comes the story of a construction engineer who travels to Tangiers to reunite with the love of his life.

Gérard Depardieu, Catherine Deneuve

(2004)  (France/French)   Director: André Téchiné

M  A,L  Drama  90 mins

La Vie En Rose

Explores the often troubled life of Edith Piaf. While singing on the streets of Paris as a teen, Piaf is discovered by club owner Louis Leplee, and this chance encounter changes her life. Her powerful voice takes her all over the globe, but it can’t guard her from the pain and suffering she must bear.

Marion Cotillard, Emmanuelle Seigner, Gérard Depardieu

(2007)  (France/French)  Director: Olivier Dahan
M  A,L  Drama  150 mins  Repeat

Thirty-Five Something = Tout pour plaire

A whimsical comedy about three Parisian friends, fast approaching their late 30s, who meet to evaluate their big-city lives, swap advice and reminisce.

Mathilde Seigner, Anne Parillaud, Judith Godrèche

(2005)  (France/French)  Director: Cécile Telerman

M  A,L Comedy  105 mins

Korean

Secret Sunshine

After losing her husband, a woman with a young son moves to a small Korean town called Miryang for a new start. Soon after settling into the town, her boy is kidnapped and murdered. She struggles to find answers to the tragedy. Nominated for the Palme d’Or and winner of Best Actress at Cannes 2007.

Do-yeon Jeon, Song Kang-ho, Yeong-jin Jo

(2007)  South Korea  Director: Chang-dong Lee
M  A,L,S  Comedy  150 mins

German

German News is now available from the computers in the Self Study room!

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