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    24 International Films You Need To Watch Right Now If You're Sophisticated

    Because watching American movies is soooooooo lame and unsophisticated.

    Remember that beautiful, golden moment right before COVID reared its ugly head when Parasite won Best Picture at the Oscars? (and Jane Fonda announced the win with a delicious pause.)

    For many, Parasite was a gateway into the wonderful world of international cinema.

    In the past few years, more and more international films have made their way into the American zeitgeist (Roma from Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón was, of course, a great example), and these breathtaking stories are just waiting to be watched.

    So, to help you keep up to date on the great films from around the globe you should know, I've put together a helpful little guide for you. Here are 24 international films that have debuted in the States in the past year, and where you can watch them.

    1. All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany)

    Albrecht Schuch and Felix Kammerer walk down a trench

    2. Argentina, 1985 (Argentina)

    A group of people stand around a cluttered desk

    3. Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (Romania)

    Someone in a rabbit costume at a supermarket

    4. A Chiara (Italy)

    Swamy Rotolo puts mascara on

    5. Compartment No. 6 (Finland)

    Seidi Haarla stands wearing a coat and a winter hat

    6. Decision to Leave (South Korea)

    Tang Wei and Park Hae-il look at each other by the water

    7. Drive My Car (Japan)

    Hidetoshi Nishijima and Toko Miura drive around in a car

    8. Flee (Denmark)

    Two men kiss in a kitchen

    9. The Good Boss (Spain)

    Javier Bardem welcomes someone off screen

    10. Great Freedom (Austria)

    Franz Rogowski and Thomas Prenn lean their heads together

    11. The Hand of God (Italy)

    Toni Servillo, Teresa Saponangelo, and Filippo and Scotti ride on a moped

    12. Happening (France)

    Sandrine Bonnaire and Anamaria Vartolomei hug one another

    13. Hatching (Finland)

    Siiri Solalinna sits in bed with a giant egg

    14. A Hero (Iran)

    Sahar Goldust and Amir Jadidi sit in a car together

    15. I'm Your Man (Germany)

    Maren Eggert and Dan Stevens lie in a field

    16. Lamb (Iceland)

    Noomi Rapace stands in a misty field

    17. Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (Bhutan)

    A group of students sit at a table with a yak behind them

    18. Memoria (Colombia)

    Tilda Swinton and Juan Pablo Urrego in a sound studio

    19. Official Competition (Spain)

    Antonio Banderas, Penelope Cruz, and Oscar Martinez sit under a giant rock

    20. Parallel Mothers (Spain)

    Milena Smith and Penelope Cruz stand near each other

    21. Petite Maman (France)

    Josephine Sanz and Gabrielle Sanz sit up against a wall

    22. RRR (India)

    NT Rama Rao Jr. jumps with a spear

    23. The Worst Person in the World (Norway)

    Renate Reinsve cries

    24. Writing with Fire (India)

    A group of journalists gather on the floor

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