All best foreign language film Academy Award winner movies on Netflix
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When Gelsomina, a naïve young woman, is purchased from her impoverished mother by brutish circus strongman Zampanò to be his wife and partner, she loyally endures her husband's coldness and abuse as they travel the Italian countryside performing together.
| 108 min
Nights of Cabiria
| 110 min
Genial, bumbling Monsieur Hulot loves his top-floor apartment in a grimy corner of the city, and cannot fathom why his sister's family has moved to the suburbs.
| 116 min
Young lovers Orfeu and Eurydice run through the favelas of Rio during Carnaval, on the lam from a hitman dressed like Death and Orfeu's vengeful fiancée Mira and passing between moments of fantasy and stark reality.
| 100 min
The Virgin Spring
Devout Christians Töre and Märeta send their only daughter, the virginal Karin, and their foster daughter, the unrepentant Ingeri, to deliver candles to a distant church.
| 89 min
Through a Glass Darkly
Karin hopes to recover from her recent stay at a mental hospital by spending the summer at her family's cottage on a tiny island.
| 90 min
Guido Anselmi, a film director, finds himself creatively barren at the peak of his career.
| 138 min
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Three tales of very different women using their sexuality as a means to getting what they want.
| 114 min
The Shop on Main Street
In a small town in Nazi-occupied Slovakia during World War II, decent but timid carpenter Tono is named "Aryan comptroller" of a button store owned by an old Jewish widow, Rozalie.
| 128 min
Closely Watched Trains
In a small town still occupied by the Germans as World War II's tide is turning toward the Allies, apprentice train-watcher Milos is oblivious to the war.
| 92 min
Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s.
| 127 min
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
In Luis Buñuel’s deliciously satiric masterpiece, an upper-class sextet sits down to dinner but never eats, their attempts continually thwarted by a vaudevillian mixture of events both actual and imagined.
| 102 min
In an Italian seaside town, young Titta gets into trouble with his friends and watches various local eccentrics as they engage in often absurd behavior.
| 123 min
A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests.
| 142 min
The Tin Drum
Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect.
| 142 min
Fanny and Alexander
As children in the loving Ekdahl family, Fanny and Alexander enjoy a happy life with their parents, who run a theater company.
| 188 min
The Official Story
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1983.
| 112 min
A French housekeeper with a mysterious past brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late 19th century Denmark.
| 103 min
Pelle the Conqueror
In the late 19th century, two Swedish emigrants, Lasse Karlsson and his son Pelle, arrive on the Danish island of Bornholm hoping to find work on a farm and save enough money to travel to the United States of America.
| 157 min
A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
| 155 min
After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her.
| 102 min
Life Is Beautiful
A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale.
| 116 min
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.
| 120 min
No Man's Land
Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench.
| 98 min
The South African multi-award winning film about a young South African boy from the ghetto named Tsotsi, meaning Gangster.
| 95 min
Georges and Anne are in their eighties.
| 127 min
The Great Beauty
Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
| 141 min
Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.
| 82 min
Forced out of their apartment due to dangerous works on a neighboring building, Emad and Rana move into a new flat in the center of Tehran.
| 124 min
In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time.