Foreign Film is a term used primarily in English-speaking countries to refer to film and film industries of non-English-speaking countries.
Join us as we explore these masterpieces of film each month.
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Leichhardt Library International Film Group 2017 Programme
11 April - Truman
Julián is diagnosed with a serious illness, instead of continuing with the treatment, he decides to spend several memorable days with his childhood friend and his faithful dog Truman. A Spanish-Argentine comedy with heartfelt portrait of friendship and life’s unexpected ups and downs. Directed by Cesc Gay winning 5 Goya Awards starring Ricardo Darin and Javier Cámara.
In Spanish with English subtitles.
Rated – M Duration – 106 mins
11 May - Crow's Egg
Two slum kids Big Crow’s Egg and Little Crow’s Egg finding ways to earn enough money to fulfil their dream – wanting a slice of pizza from the newly opened Pizza shop. An Indian Tamil comedy winning the Filmfare Award for Best Film in Tamil and the National Film Award for Best Child Artist. In Tamil with English subtitles.
Rated - PG Duration - 87 minutes
8 June - The Fencer
Fleeing from the Russian secret police because of his controversial past, a young Estonian fencer is forced to hide in a remote village and live out his life as a children’s teacher. When his controversial past catches up with his quiet life, he has to choose between letting his students down or putting his life in danger. Adapted from the real-life story of an Estonian fencer Endel Nelis, directed by Klaus Härö. In Estonian with English subtitles.
Rated - PG Duration - 98 minutes