New foreign language movies (November 2011)

November 30, 2011 at 10:57 am Leave a comment

Over the past month, documentaries and movies in various languages have been recorded from free-to-air TV channels.

These programs are available in the Self Study room (Level 2, Brennan MacCallum building) should you wish to view them.

Please feel free to pass this post on to whoever might be interested.



French

Bon Voyage

An actress, a writer, a university researcher and a government official combine in an effort to flee Paris in the shadow of the Nazis’ takeover of the city. Screened at the 2004 French Film Festival, and nominated for 11 Cesar Awards.

(2003)  (France/French)  Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau
M  V  Drama  120 mins  Repeat

 

Un Secret 

Francois is a sickly boy growing up in post-WWII France. His parents are athletic and obsessed with sport. Francois imagines he has a brother who is the exact opposite of him: handsome, athletic and forceful. At age 15, a neighbour reveals a dark family secret: Francois did indeed have a brother from his father’s previous marriage. Gradually a dark tale emerges of an extended Jewish family torn apart during the Nazi occupation.

(2008) (France/French)  Director: Claude Miller

Drama  105 mins

Spanish

Black Butterfly

After the brutal murder of Guido Pazos, an incorruptible judge, his girlfriend sets out to find the person who ordered the killing, and who then smeared Pazos’ name by making the death look like it occurred at a gay orgy. Nominated for a Goya Award for Best Spanish Language Foreign Film 2008.

(2006)  Spain  Director: Francisco J Lombardi
M  L,S,V  Drama  120 mins  Repeat

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