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If You've Seen 40/100 Of These Non-English Language Films, You're A Serious Film Nerd

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    <i>The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari</i> (1920)
    Via Decla-Bioscop
    The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
    Via Decla-Bioscop
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    <i>Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages</i> (1922)
    Via Skandias Filmbyrå
    Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)
    Via Skandias Filmbyrå
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    <i>Nosferatu</i> (1922)
    Via Film Arts Guild
    Nosferatu (1922)
    Via Film Arts Guild
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    <i>Battleship Potemkin</i> (1925)
    Via Goskino
    Battleship Potemkin (1925)
    Via Goskino
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    <i>Metropolis</i> (1927)
    Via UFA
    Metropolis (1927)
    Via UFA
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    <i>M</i> (1931)
    Via Paramount Pictures
    M (1931)
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    <i>Grand Illusion</i> (1937)
    Via Janus Films
    Grand Illusion (1937)
    Via Janus Films
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    <i>The Rules of the Game</i> (1939)
    Via Gaumont Film Company
    The Rules of the Game (1939)
    Via Gaumont Film Company
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    <i>Rome, Open City</i> (1945)
    Via Joseph Burstyn & Arthur Mayer
    Rome, Open City (1945)
    Via Joseph Burstyn & Arthur Mayer
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    <i>La Belle et la Bete</i> (1946)
    Via DisCina
    La Belle et la Bete (1946)
    Via DisCina
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    <i>Bicycle Thieves</i> (1948)
    Via Joseph Burstyn & Arthur Mayer
    Bicycle Thieves (1948)
    Via Joseph Burstyn & Arthur Mayer
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    <i>Rashomon</i> (1950)
    Via Daiei Film
    Rashomon (1950)
    Via Daiei Film
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    <i>Ikiru</i> (1952)
    Via Toho
    Ikiru (1952)
    Via Toho
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    <i>Mr. Hulot's Holiday</i> (1953)
    Via Discifilm
    Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1953)
    Via Discifilm
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    <i>The Wages of Fear</i> (1953)
    Via Criterion
    The Wages of Fear (1953)
    Via Criterion
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    <i>Tokyo Story</i> (1953)
    Via Shôchiku Eiga
    Tokyo Story (1953)
    Via Shôchiku Eiga
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    <i>Godzilla</i> (1954)
    Via Toho
    Godzilla (1954)
    Via Toho
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    <i>Seven Samurai</i> (1954)
    Via Toho
    Seven Samurai (1954)
    Via Toho
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    <i>Pather Panchali</i> (1955)
    Via Aurora Film Corporation
    Pather Panchali (1955)
    Via Aurora Film Corporation
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    <i>The Seventh Seal</i> (1957)
    Via AB Svensk Filmindustri
    The Seventh Seal (1957)
    Via AB Svensk Filmindustri
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    <i>Wild Strawberries</i> (1957)
    Via AB Svensk Filmindustri
    Wild Strawberries (1957)
    Via AB Svensk Filmindustri
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    <i>Ashes and Diamonds</i> (1958)
    Via KADR
    Ashes and Diamonds (1958)
    Via KADR
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    <i>La Dolce Vita</i> (1960)
    Via Cineriz
    La Dolce Vita (1960)
    Via Cineriz
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    <i>8½</i> (1960)
    Via Cineriz
    (1960)
    Via Cineriz
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    <i>Breathless</i> (1960)
    Via UGC
    Breathless (1960)
    Via UGC
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    <i>Eyes Without a Face</i> (1960)
    Via Lux Compagnie
    Eyes Without a Face (1960)
    Via Lux Compagnie
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    <i>Last Year at Marienbad</i> (1961)
    Via Cocinor
    Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
    Via Cocinor
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    <i>Yojimbo</i> (1961)
    Via Toho
    Yojimbo (1961)
    Via Toho
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    <i>Jules et Jim</i> (1962)
    Via Janus Films
    Jules et Jim (1962)
    Via Janus Films
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    <i>The Umbrellas of Cherbourg</i> (1964)
    Via 20th Century Fox
    The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    <i>The Battle of Algiers</i> (1966)
    Via Rialto Pictures
    The Battle of Algiers (1966)
    Via Rialto Pictures
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    <i>Persona</i> (1966)
    Via AB Svensk Filmindustri
    Persona (1966)
    Via AB Svensk Filmindustri
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    <i>Pierrot le Fou</i> (1965)
    Via Société Nouvelle de
    Pierrot le Fou (1965)
    Via Société Nouvelle de
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    <i>Le Samourai</i> (1967)
    Via S.N. Prodis
    Le Samourai (1967)
    Via S.N. Prodis
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    <i>Belle de Jour</i> (1967)
    Via Allied Artists
    Belle de Jour (1967)
    Via Allied Artists
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    <i>The Conformist</i> (1970)
    Via Paramount Pictures
    The Conformist (1970)
    Via Paramount Pictures
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    <i>Way of the Dragon</i> (1972)
    Via Golden Harvest
    Way of the Dragon (1972)
    Via Golden Harvest
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    <i>Solaris</i> (1972)
    Via ACFK
    Solaris (1972)
    Via ACFK
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    <i>The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie</i> (1972)
    Via 20th Century Fox
    The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    <i>Aguirre, the Wrath of God</i> (1972)
    Via Filmverlag der Autoren
    Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
    Via Filmverlag der Autoren
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    <i>The Spirit of the Beehive</i> (1973)
    Via Bocaccio Distribución
    The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
    Via Bocaccio Distribución
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    <i>Xala</i> (1975)
    Via New Yorker Films
    Xala (1975)
    Via New Yorker Films
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    <i>The Mirror</i> (1975)
    Via ACFK
    The Mirror (1975)
    Via ACFK
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    <i>Suspiria</i> (1977)
    Via Produzioni Atlas Consorziate
    Suspiria (1977)
    Via Produzioni Atlas Consorziate
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    <i>Das Boot</i> (1981)
    Via Neue Constantin Film
    Das Boot (1981)
    Via Neue Constantin Film
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    <i>Fitzcarraldo</i> (1982)
    Via Filmverlag der Autoren
    Fitzcarraldo (1982)
    Via Filmverlag der Autoren
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    <i>Come and See</i> (1985)
    Via Sovexportfilm
    Come and See (1985)
    Via Sovexportfilm
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    <i>Wings of Desire</i> (1987)
    Via Basis-Film-Verleih GmbH
    Wings of Desire (1987)
    Via Basis-Film-Verleih GmbH
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    <i>The Vanishing</i> (1988)
    Via Argos Films
    The Vanishing (1988)
    Via Argos Films
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    <i>My Neighbor Totoro</i> (1988)
    Via Studio Ghibli
    My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
    Via Studio Ghibli
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    <i>Delicatessen</i> (1991)
    Via Miramax
    Delicatessen (1991)
    Via Miramax
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    <i>Hard Boiled</i> (1992)
    Via Golden Princess Film Production
    Hard Boiled (1992)
    Via Golden Princess Film Production
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    <i>Three Colours: Blue</i> (1993)
    Via Miramax
    Three Colours: Blue (1993)
    Via Miramax
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    <i>Three Colours: Red</i> (1994)
    Via Miramax
    Three Colours: Red (1994)
    Via Miramax
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    <i>Three Colours: White</i> (1994)
    Via Miramax
    Three Colours: White (1994)
    Via Miramax
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    <i>La Haine</i> (1995)
    Via Canal+
    La Haine (1995)
    Via Canal+
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    <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> (1995)
    Via Shochiku
    Ghost in the Shell (1995)
    Via Shochiku
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    <i>Funny Games</i> (1997)
    Via Concorde-Castle Rock/Turner
    Funny Games (1997)
    Via Concorde-Castle Rock/Turner
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    <i>Life Is Beautiful</i> (1997)
    Via Miramax Films
    Life Is Beautiful (1997)
    Via Miramax Films
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    <i>Festen</i> (1998)
    Via Scanbox Danmark
    Festen (1998)
    Via Scanbox Danmark
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    <i>Run Lola Run</i> (1998)
    Via Prokino Filmverleih
    Run Lola Run (1998)
    Via Prokino Filmverleih
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    <i>Ringu</i> (1998)
    Via Toho
    Ringu (1998)
    Via Toho
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    <i>Audition</i> (1999)
    Via Basara Pictures
    Audition (1999)
    Via Basara Pictures
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    <i>All About My Mother</i> (1999)
    Via Warner Sogefilms
    All About My Mother (1999)
    Via Warner Sogefilms
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    <i>Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon</i> (2000)
    Via Sony Pictures Classics
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
    Via Sony Pictures Classics
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    <i>Battle Royale</i> (2000)
    Via Toei Company
    Battle Royale (2000)
    Via Toei Company
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    <i>In the Mood for Love</i> (2000)
    Via Universal Pictures
    In the Mood for Love (2000)
    Via Universal Pictures
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    <i>Spirited Away</i> (2001)
    Via Toho
    Spirited Away (2001)
    Via Toho
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    <i>Y Tu Mamá También</i> (2001)
    Via 20th Century Fox
    Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
    Via 20th Century Fox
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    <i>City of God</i> (2002)
    Via Miramax Films
    City of God (2002)
    Via Miramax Films
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    <i>Infernal Affairs</i> (2002)
    Via Media Asia Distribution
    Infernal Affairs (2002)
    Via Media Asia Distribution
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    <i>Ju-on: The Grudge</i> (2002)
    Via Lions Gate Films
    Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
    Via Lions Gate Films
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    <i>Oldboy</i> (2003)
    Via Show East
    Oldboy (2003)
    Via Show East
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    <i>Dogville</i> (2003)
    Via Lions Gate Entertainment
    Dogville (2003)
    Via Lions Gate Entertainment
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    <i>Downfall</i> (2004)
    Via Constantin Film
    Downfall (2004)
    Via Constantin Film
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    <i>The Death of Mr. Lazarescu</i> (2005)
    Via Tartan USA
    The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
    Via Tartan USA
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    <i>Pan's Labyrinth</i> (2006)
    Via Warner Bros.
    Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
    Via Warner Bros.
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    <i>The Lives of Others</i> (2006)
    Via Sony Pictures Classics
    The Lives of Others (2006)
    Via Sony Pictures Classics
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    <i>The Diving Bell And The Butterfly</i> (2007)
    Via Miramax Films
    The Diving Bell And The Butterfly (2007)
    Via Miramax Films
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    <i>REC</i> (2007)
    Via Magnet Releasing
    REC (2007)
    Via Magnet Releasing
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    <i>4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days</i> (2007)
    Via BAC Films
    4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
    Via BAC Films
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    <i>Persepolis</i> (2007)
    Via Diaphana Distribution
    Persepolis (2007)
    Via Diaphana Distribution
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    <i>Waltz with Bashir</i> (2008)
    Via Sony Pictures Classics
    Waltz with Bashir (2008)
    Via Sony Pictures Classics
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    <i>Man On Wire</i> (2008)
    Via Icon Productions
    Man On Wire (2008)
    Via Icon Productions
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    <i>Let the Right One In</i> (2008)
    Via Sandrew Metronome
    Let the Right One In (2008)
    Via Sandrew Metronome
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    <i>The Wave</i> (2008)
    Via Constantin Film
    The Wave (2008)
    Via Constantin Film
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    <i>Gomorrah</i> (2008)
    Via 01 Distribution
    Gomorrah (2008)
    Via 01 Distribution
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    <i>The White Ribbon</i> (2009)
    Via Filmladen
    The White Ribbon (2009)
    Via Filmladen
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    <i>A Prophet</i> (2009)
    Via UGC Distribution
    A Prophet (2009)
    Via UGC Distribution
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    <i>The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo</i> (2009)
    Via Nordisk Film
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
    Via Nordisk Film
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    <i>3 Idiots</i> (2009)
    Via Reliance BIG Pictures
    3 Idiots (2009)
    Via Reliance BIG Pictures
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    <i>The Raid</i> (2011)
    Via SinemArt
    The Raid (2011)
    Via SinemArt
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    <i>A Separation</i> (2011)
    Via Filmiran
    A Separation (2011)
    Via Filmiran
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    <i>The Intouchables</i> (2011)
    Via TWC
    The Intouchables (2011)
    Via TWC
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    <i>The Skin I Live In</i> (2011)
    Via Warners España
    The Skin I Live In (2011)
    Via Warners España
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    <i>Amour</i> (2012)
    Via Les Films du Losange
    Amour (2012)
    Via Les Films du Losange
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    <i>Ida</i> (2013)
    Via Solopan
    Ida (2013)
    Via Solopan
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    <i>Blue Is the Warmest Colour</i> (2013)
    Via Wild Bunch
    Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013)
    Via Wild Bunch
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    <i>Two Days, One Night</i> (2014)
    Via Cinéart
    Two Days, One Night (2014)
    Via Cinéart
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    <i>A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night</i> (2014)
    Via VICE Films
    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
    Via VICE Films
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