Top Foreign Romance movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent Amelie on DVD Amelie
Synopsis
When impish Amélie finds a long-hidden trove of toys behind a baseboard in her apartment, she's inspired to return the items to their original owner, an impulse of generosity that sparks more benevolent acts.
Cast
Cast
Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta, Serge Merlin, Jamel Debbouze, Clotilde Mollet, Claire Maurier, Isabelle Nanty, Dominique Pinon
Director
Director
Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Foreign, Romantic Comedies, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent House of Flying Daggers on DVD House of Flying Daggers
Synopsis
Near the end of the Tang Dynasty, police deputies Jin and Leo tangle with Mei, a dancer suspected of having ties to a revolutionary faction known as the House of Flying Daggers, which steals from the rich and gives to the poor.
Cast
Cast
Takeshi Kaneshiro, Andy Lau, Ziyi Zhang, Dandan Song, Hongfei Zhao, Jun Guo, Shu Zhang, Jiusheng Wang, Zhengyong Zhang, Yongxin Wang
Director
Director
Yimou Zhang
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Martial Arts, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Romance, Mandarin Language, China
Rent Coco Before Chanel on DVD Coco Before Chanel
Synopsis
Audrey Tautou stars as legendary French designer Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel in this lively biopic that explores the fashion icon's storied ascension from orphan to seamstress and cabaret singer and ultimately, the queen of Parisian haute couture. Alessandro Nivola plays Arthur "Boy" Capel, Chanel's lover and influential business investor who makes a lifelong impact on the young woman. Anne Fontaine directs this Oscar nominee for Best Costume Design.
Cast
Cast
Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Marie Gillain, Emmanuelle Devos, Régis Royer, Etienne Bartholomeus, Yan Duffas, Fabien Béhar, Roch Leibovici
Director
Director
Anne Fontaine
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent A Very Long Engagement on DVD A Very Long Engagement
Synopsis
Amelie's Audrey Tautou stars as Mathilde, a young Frenchwoman who vows to find out what happened to her missing fiancé (Gaspard Ulliel) during World War I. He appears to have died after a court-martial, but she needs to know for sure. As she looks for the truth, she discovers unexpected things about herself and the people she meets along the way. Jean-Pierre Jeunet directs this foreign-language adaptation of Sebastien Japrisot's novel.
Cast
Cast
Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jean-Pierre Becker, Dominique Bettenfeld, Clovis Cornillac, Marion Cotillard, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Julie Depardieu, Jean-Claude Dreyfus, André Dussollier, Ticky Holgado, Tchéky Karyo, Jodie Foster, Dominique Pinon, Chantal Neuwirth
Director
Director
Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Must-See, Foreign Romance, France, French Language
Rent Y Tu Mamá También on DVD Y Tu Mamá También
Synopsis
When two rich teens meet the alluring, older Luisa, they try to impress her with stories of a road trip to a secret beach, then convince her to join them. What follows is an escapade involving seduction, conflict and the harsh realities of poverty.
Cast
Cast
Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Ana López Mercado, Nathan Grinberg, Veronica Langer, María Aura, Giselle Audirac, Arturo Ríos, Andrés Almeida, Diana Bracho, Emilio Echevarría
Director
Director
Alfonso Cuarón
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Steamy Romance, Romantic Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign Romance, Spanish Language, Mexico
Rent Water on DVD Water
Synopsis
After losing her husband to illness, 8-year-old Chuyia (Sarala) is forced to live out the rest of her days in a temple for Hindu widows, communing with 14 other women and a cruel headmistress who agrees to take her in. But it's through the trials of another widow, a beautiful prostitute named Kalyani (Lisa Ray) who's being courted by a man from a higher caste (John Abraham), that Chuyia learns the true restrictions of widowhood.
Cast
Cast
Lisa Ray, Sarala, Seema Biswas, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Waheeda Rehman, Raghuvir Yadav, Vinay Pathak, Rishma Malik, John Abraham, Deepa Mehta Saltzman, Ronica Sajnani
Director
Director
Deepa Mehta
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, India, Hindi Language, Foreign Romance, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Talk to Her on DVD Talk to Her
Synopsis
Pedro Almodóvar's Oscar-winning drama explores the bond forged between two men under tragic circumstances. When a bullfighting accident sends his girlfriend, Lydia (Rosario Flores), into a coma, Marco (Darío Grandinetti) visits her in a clinic where he befriends nurse Benigno (Javier Cámara). Shy and a bit strange, Benigno tirelessly tends to another patient, Alicia (Leonor Watling), a comatose ballet dancer and the object of his obsession.
Cast
Cast
Javier Cámara, Darío Grandinetti, Leonor Watling, Rosario Flores, Mariola Fuentes, Géraldine Chaplin, Pina Bausch, Roberto Alvarez, Fele Martínez, Adolfo Fernandez, Paz Vega, Lola Dueñas, Chus Lampreave, Ana Fernandez, José Sancho, Elena Anaya
Director
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Spain, Spanish Language, Foreign Romance, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon on DVD Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Synopsis
Ang Lee's articulate direction and Woo-Ping Yuen's balletic martial arts choreography elevate this story about a young woman in ancient China who longs for an adventurous life rather than a dull arranged marriage.
Cast
Cast
Yun-Fat Chow, Michelle Yeoh, Ziyi Zhang, Chen Chang, Sihung Lung, Pei-pei Cheng, Fa Zeng Li, Xian Gao, Yan Hai, De Ming Wang, Li Li, Su Ying Huang
Director
Director
Ang Lee
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Martial Arts, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Romance, Blockbusters, Mandarin Language
Rent Sex and Lucía on DVD Sex and Lucía
Synopsis
To get over losing her boyfriend, Lucía retreats to a quiet Mediterranean island to examine the passionate beginning and darker details of their relationship. Fact blends with fiction and time bends in unexpected ways as Lucía's memories unfold.
Cast
Cast
Paz Vega, Tristán Ulloa, Najwa Nimri, Daniel Freire, Elena Anaya, Silvia Llanos, Diana Suarez, Javier Cámara
Director
Director
Julio Medem
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Romantic Dramas, Steamy Romance, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent Romance on DVD Romance
Synopsis
Young schoolteacher Marie (Caroline Ducey) is sexually frustrated by her boyfriend (Sagamore Stevenin), who refuses to pay her any physical attention. So she embarks on an unbridled sex odyssey that pushes the limits of lust and degradation. Catherine Breillat's drama examines female sexuality thoughtfully but dispassionately. The unrated director's cut includes sexually explicit material, including a gynecological exam and a rape scene.
Cast
Cast
Caroline Ducey, Sagamore Stevenin, François Berléand, Rocco Siffredi, Reza Habouhossein, Ashley Wanninger
Director
Director
Catherine Breillat
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, French Language, France, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Paris, Je T'aime on DVD Paris, Je T'aime
Synopsis
Paris comes to life in this whimsical patchwork of 18 five-minute shorts united by a common theme: love in the City of Lights. Natalie Portman captures the heart of a blind student, Juliette Binoche is visited by a ghostly Willem Dafoe, and more.
Cast
Cast
Marianne Faithfull, Steve Buscemi, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Nick Nolte, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Elijah Wood, Emily Mortimer, Natalie Portman, Ben Gazzara, Gena Rowlands, Gérard Depardieu, Margo Martindale
Director
Director
Olivier Assayas, Frederic Auburtin, Emmanuel Benbihy, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuarón, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, Bruno Podalydès, Walter Salles, Oliver Schmitz, Nobuhiro Suwa, Daniela Thomas, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Foreign Comedies, French Language, France
Rent Bread and Tulips on DVD Bread and Tulips
Synopsis
A cosseted, unhappy housewife (Licia Maglietta) who's taken for granted by her philandering, self-centered husband (Antonio Catania) finds "bella fortuna" when she hitchhikes to Venice and starts to construct a brand-new life for herself.
Cast
Cast
Licia Maglietta, Bruno Ganz, Giuseppe Battiston, Marina Massironi, Felice Andreasi, Antonio Catania, Vitalba Andrea
Director
Director
Silvio Soldini
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Comedies, Italy, Italian Language
Rent Priceless on DVD Priceless
Synopsis
Irène, who makes a fortune sweet-talking rich men, puts the moves on klutzy Jean, unaware that he's just a hotel bartender. But by the time she realizes her mistake, Jean is hopelessly smitten with her.
Cast
Cast
Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh, Marie-Christine Adam, Vernon Dobtcheff, Jacques Spiesser, Annelise Hesme, Charlotte Vermeil, Claudine Baschet
Director
Director
Pierre Salvadori
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Foreign, Romantic Comedies, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent Broken Embraces on DVD Broken Embraces
Synopsis
In this indie drama, aging filmmaker Mateo Blanco -- aka screenwriter Harry Caine -- tells his assistant about life before the accident that left him blind, when he became embroiled in a torrid and complicated affair with an aspiring actress.
Cast
Cast
Penélope Cruz, Lluís Homar, Blanca Portillo, José Luis Gómez, Rubén Ochandiano, Tamar Novas, Ángela Molina, Chus Lampreave, Kiti Mánver, Lola Dueñas
Director
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Romantic Dramas, Mystery, Indie Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent Amour on DVD Amour
Synopsis
In this 2012 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or winner, Georges and Anne, retired music teachers in their eighties, have a time-tested love. But as Anne's health fails, Georges becomes her caregiver, and the couple's bond is tested like never before.
Cast
Cast
Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, Alexandre Tharaud, William Shimell, Ramón Agirre, Rita Blanco, Carole Franck
Director
Director
Michael Haneke
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent Red on DVD Red
Synopsis
In this meditation on the need for passion and human connection -- the final film in Krzysztof Kieslowski's "three colors" trilogy -- an accident brings together two very different people: Valentine (Irene Jacob), a model, and Joseph (Jean-Louis Trintignant), a retired judge. Since love chooses to pair people's hearts at random, theirs becomes a fated and deeply improbable, but altogether true, romance.
Cast
Cast
Irène Jacob, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Frédérique Feder, Jean-Pierre Lorit, Samuel Le Bihan, Marion Stalens, Teco Celio, Bernard Escalon, Juliette Binoche, Julie Delpy
Director
Director
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent L'Auberge Espagnole on DVD L'Auberge Espagnole
Synopsis
When a Frenchman signs on to become an exchange student and learn Spanish so he can land a coveted job, he heads to Barcelona and moves in with a host of other young Europeans who help him discover how to enjoy life.
Cast
Cast
Romain Duris, Judith Godreche, Audrey Tautou, Cécile De France, Kelly Reilly, Cristina Brondo, Federico D'Anna, Barnaby Metschurat, Kevin Bishop, Xavier De Guillebon, Iddo Goldberg, Olivier Raynal, Christian Pagh
Director
Director
Cédric Klapisch
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Foreign, Romantic Comedies, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent Eat Drink Man Woman on DVD Eat Drink Man Woman
Synopsis
Distracted by their complicated love lives and secret ambitions, three adult sisters reluctantly humor their widower father (Sihung Lung) by enduring the elaborate, traditional Taiwanese dinners he insists on having every Sunday. Ang Lee directs this charming tale that humorously examines the clash between modernity and tradition within the contemporary Taiwanese family. Yu-Wen Wang, Chien-lien Wu and Kuei-Mei Yang co-star.
Cast
Cast
Sihung Lung, Yu-Wen Wang, Chien-lien Wu, Kuei-Mei Yang, Sylvia Chang, Winston Chao, Chao-jung Chen, Lester Chit-Man Chan, Yu Chen, Ah Lei Gua, Chi-Der Hong, Gin-Ming Hsu, Huel-Yi Lin, Shih-Jay Lin, Chin-Cheng Lu
Director
Director
Ang Lee
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Comedies, Mandarin Language, Foreign Romance, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent 2046 on DVD 2046
Synopsis
In this loose sequel to Hong Kong-based filmmaker Wong Kar-Wai's In the Mood for Love, Tony Leung Chiu-wai returns as struggling writer Chow Mo-wan, but now he's a boozing womanizer who writes soft porn. Through time travel and parallel worlds, this lushly photographed romantic drama explores Mo-wan's relationships with various women, including the one he truly loves, Su Lizhen (Gong Li). 2046 premiered at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Li Gong, Takuya Kimura, Faye Wong, Ziyi Zhang, Carina Lau, Chen Chang, Wang Sum, Ping Lam Siu, Maggie Cheung
Director
Director
Kar Wai Wong
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, China, Cantonese Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent The Lunchbox on DVD The Lunchbox
Synopsis
When Mumbai's eerily reliable lunchbox delivery service erroneously sends a meal prepared by a young housewife to a lonely widower on the brink of retirement, the mistake ignites an exchange of notes and mutual fantasy between them.
Cast
Cast
Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Denzil Smith, Bharati Achrekar, Nakul Vaid, Yashvi Puneet Nagar, Lillete Dubey
Director
Director
Ritesh Batra
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Hindi Language, India
Rent White on DVD White
Synopsis
Krzysztof Kieslowski's dark comedy -- the middle segment in his "three colors" trilogy -- shadows Polish immigrant Karol Karol (Zbigniew Zamachowski) as he's humiliated in a public courtroom by his wife (Julie Delpy) during their divorce proceedings. Shamed and brokenhearted, he finds an ally in a fellow countryman, and the two eventually concoct a way back to post-Communist Poland, where Karol sets about rebuilding his life.
Cast
Cast
Julie Delpy, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Stuhr, Florence Pernel, Juliette Binoche, Aleksander Bardini
Director
Director
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, French Language, France, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent The Road Home on DVD The Road Home
Synopsis
In 1950s China, young country girl Zhao Di falls head over heels for her village's new schoolteacher, but the couple's courtship is cut short when the new communist government summons him for questioning during the Cultural Revolution.
Cast
Cast
Ziyi Zhang, Honglei Sun, Hao Zheng, Yuelin Zhao, Bin Li, Guifa Chang, Wencheng Sung, Qi Liu, Bo Ji, Zhongxi Zhang
Director
Director
Yimou Zhang
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Mandarin Language, China
Rent In the Mood for Love on DVD In the Mood for Love
Synopsis
In 1962 Hong Kong, neighboring married apartment-dwellers Mr. Chow and Mrs. Chan discover that their spouses are having an affair. The two spend time together and find they have much in common, but vow never to behave like their unfaithful mates.
Cast
Cast
Maggie Cheung, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Ping Lam Siu, Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung, Rebecca Pan, Kelly Lai Chen, Man-Lei Chan, Tsi-Ang Chin, Roy Cheung, Lai Chen, Paulyn Sun
Director
Director
Kar Wai Wong
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Hong Kong, Cantonese Language, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions, Foreign Classics
Rent I Am Love on DVD I Am Love
Synopsis
Family dissension, unbidden desire and other tensions bubble to the surface during a patriarch's birthday party. When the seemingly picture-perfect Recchi clan gathers to celebrate the man, the veneer of civility quickly falls away.
Cast
Cast
Tilda Swinton, Flavio Parenti, Edoardo Gabbriellini, Alba Rohrwacher, Pippo Delbono, Maria Paiato, Diane Fleri, Waris Ahluwalia, Gabriele Ferzetti, Marisa Berenson
Director
Director
Luca Guadagnino
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Italian Language, Italy
Rent Zelary on DVD Zelary
Synopsis
Two disparate worlds collide in this gorgeously shot World War II drama that tells the story of Eliska, a nurse in a city hospital who donates her blood to save the life of injured mountain-dweller Joza, forging a powerful bond between them. When the Gestapo discovers the resistance group to which Eliska belongs, she's forced to seek refuge with Joza, leaving her urban life behind and starting anew in the remote mountains.
Cast
Cast
Anna Geislerová, György Cserhalmi, Jaroslava Adamova, Miroslav Donutil, Jaroslav Dusek, Iva Bittova, Ivan Trojan, Jan Hrusinsky, Anna Vertelarova, Tomás Zatecka, Ondrej Koval
Director
Director
Ondrej Trojan
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Czech Republic, Czech Language, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Rust and Bone on DVD Rust and Bone
Synopsis
Unemployed kick boxer Ali, who's struggling to raise his young son alone, strikes up a relationship with Stephanie, a whale trainer who survives a terrible accident at her marine park. As Stephanie faces disability, she seeks comfort with Ali.
Cast
Cast
Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure, Céline Sallette, Corinne Masiero, Bouli Lanners, Jean-Michel Correia, Mourad Frarema
Director
Director
Jacques Audiard
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, French Language, France
Rent Belle de Jour on DVD Belle de Jour
Synopsis
Wealthy young newlywed Séverine (Catherine Deneuve) loves her husband (Jean Sorel), but can't bring herself to be intimate with him. So to sate her physical desires, she indulges in erotic daydreams, often blurring the line between reality and fantasy. When that isn't enough, she begins frequenting a classy Parisian brothel, working as a prostitute under an assumed name while remaining celibate within her marriage.
Cast
Cast
Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Geneviève Page
Director
Director
Luis Buñuel
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Art House, Foreign Romance, Foreign Classics, French Language, France, Foreign Must-See, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Love Is All You Need on DVD Love Is All You Need
Synopsis
Pierce Brosnan stars in this romantic comedy about several people in Sorrento, Italy, searching for love and dealing with jealousy, passion, romance and loneliness as they struggle to change their lives for the better.
Cast
Cast
Trine Dyrholm, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Bodnia, Paprika Steen, Sebastian Jessen, Christiane Schaumburg-Müller, Bodil Jørgensen
Director
Director
Susanne Bier
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Danish Language, Scandinavia
Rent A Royal Affair on DVD A Royal Affair
Synopsis
Based on a famous chapter in Danish history, this riveting drama tells the story of deranged King Christian VII and his bride, British princess Caroline Mathilde. Isolated and forlorn, the young queen begins a fateful affair with Christian's doctor.
Cast
Cast
Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm, David Dencik, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, Cyron Melville, Bent Mejding, Harriet Walter, Laura Bro
Director
Director
Nikolaj Arcel
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Political Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Danish Language, Scandinavia
Rent Molière on DVD Molière
Synopsis
Stuck in jail, the brilliant French playwright Molière is sprung by a wealthy man who wants to employ the writer's talents to seduce a young widow. Molière must work disguised as a priest, compounding the confusion in this clever period comedy.
Cast
Cast
Romain Duris, Fabrice Luchini, Laura Morante, Edouard Baer, Ludivine Sagnier, Fanny Valette, Gonzague Montuel
Director
Director
Laurent Tirard
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Foreign, Romantic Comedies, Foreign Romance, Foreign Comedies, France, French Language
Rent He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not on DVD He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
Synopsis
With the streets of Bordeaux as backdrop, this thriller paints a picture of love gone awry. Angelique (Audrey Tautou), an artist and student, is in love and claims that her paramour, Luic, a cardiologist (Samuel Le Bihan), is just as enamored of her. But is he? He's married, for one, and he and his wife are expecting a baby. Brokenhearted, Angelique decides her love should conquer all.
Cast
Cast
Audrey Tautou, Samuel Le Bihan, Isabelle Carré, Clément Sibony, Sophie Guillemin, Eric Savin, Michele Garay, Elodie Navarre, Catherine Cyler, Mathilde Blache, Nathalie Krebs
Director
Director
Laetitia Colombani
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, France, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions, French Language
Rent The Princess and the Warrior on DVD The Princess and the Warrior
Synopsis
German director Tom Tykwer reunites with Run Lola Run star Franka Potente, who stars as Sissi, a nurse in a mental ward who gets run over in the street by a truck, in a darkly skewed heist movie with obsession at its core. Quick-thinking Bodo (Benno Furmann), a bank robber by trade, saves Sissi's life -- never suspecting that, in gratitude, she would haunt his every move like a lovesick puppy. Now, he's stuck with a shadow that he doesn't want.
Cast
Cast
Franka Potente, Benno Fürmann, Joachim Krol, Marita Breuer, Lars Rudolph, Melchior Beslon, Jürgen Tarrach, Ludger Pistor, Natja Brunckhorst, Sebastian Schipper
Director
Director
Tom Tykwer
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Crime Dramas, Foreign Romance, Romantic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, German Language, Germany, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Gloomy Sunday on DVD Gloomy Sunday
Synopsis
A romantic melodrama set in 1930s Budapest, Gloomy Sunday centers on a love triangle with tragic consequences. Restaurant owner Laszlo hires pianist Andres to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona, who inspires Andrees to write his only composition. The resulting song, "Gloomy Sunday," is at first loved by the public but soon, its melancholic melody appears to trigger a chain of suicides.
Cast
Cast
Erika Marozsan, Joachim Krol, Ben Becker, Stefano Dionisi, Andras Balint, Geza Boros, Rolf Becker, Ilse Zielstorff, Ferenc Bacs
Director
Director
Rolf Schubel
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Germany, German Language, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Intimate Strangers on DVD Intimate Strangers
Synopsis
Seeking psychiatric help, Anna (Sandrine Bonnaire) mistakes the office of her doctor for that of tax attorney William (Fabrice Luchini). Before William can clear up the mistake, Anna's confided in him -- greatly! -- about her personal life. Mutually committed to continuing the charade now that they've shared secrets, Anna and William carry on with their "therapy" sessions. Patrice Leconte (The Man on the Train, The Widow of Saint-Pierre) directs.
Cast
Cast
Sandrine Bonnaire, Fabrice Luchini, Michel Duchaussoy, Anne Brochet, Gilbert Melki, Laurent Gamelon, Helene Surgere, Urbain Cancelier, Isabelle Petit-Jacques
Director
Director
Patrice Leconte
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Erotic Thrillers, France, French Language
Rent Paris on DVD Paris
Synopsis
As Pierre (Romain Duris), a young cabaret dancer sidelined by a heart condition, awaits a risky transplant surgery, he and his sister, Élise (Juliette Binoche), closely watch the streets of Paris, their lives gradually intersecting with a diverse array of strangers. Written and directed by Cédric Klapisch, this visually striking tribute to the City of Lights co-stars Fabrice Luchini, Albert Dupontel and François Cluzet.
Cast
Cast
Juliette Binoche, Romain Duris, Fabrice Luchini, Albert Dupontel, François Cluzet, Karin Viard, Gilles Lellouche, Mélanie Laurent, Zinedine Soualem, Julie Ferrier
Director
Director
Cédric Klapisch
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent Italian for Beginners on DVD Italian for Beginners
Synopsis
Director Lone Scherfig's playful and endearing story follows seven strangers from a small, rainy suburb who come together once a week to learn Italian. Andres (Anders W. Berthelsen), Jorgen (Peter Gantzler) and the others are all looking to fill a void in their lives. And as they embark on a journey of discovery, friendship and the limitless possibilities of love, they soon find that the class offers them much more than just a new language.
Cast
Cast
Anders W. Berthelsen, Anette Stovelbaek, Peter Gantzler, Ann Eleonora Jorgensen, Lars Kaalund, Karen-Lise Mynster, Elsebeth Steentoft, Sara Indrio Jensen, Bent Mejding, Claus Gerving, Carlo Barsotti
Director
Director
Lone Scherfig
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Scandinavia, Danish Language, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Golden Door on DVD Golden Door
Synopsis
In this sweeping immigrant's tale from director Emanuele Crialese, Sicilian widower Salvatore Mancuso (Vincenzo Amato) leaves behind everything he knows to pursue a better life in America at the dawn of the 20th century. With his sons in tow, Mancuso survives the harrowing Atlantic crossing only to suffer more hardship and humiliation on Ellis Island. But along the way, he finds romance with a mysterious Englishwoman (Charlotte Gainsbourg).
Cast
Cast
Vincent Schiavelli, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vincenzo Amato, Aurora Quattrocchi, Francesco Casisa, Filippo Pucillo, Massimo Laguardia
Director
Director
Emanuele Crialese
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Italian Language, Italy
Rent Don't Move on DVD Don't Move
Synopsis
While his colleagues try to save his 15-year-old daughter -- who's on the brink of death after a motorcycle accident -- a well-heeled surgeon awaits word on her condition and recalls a scorching affair he once had with a trashy young beauty.
Cast
Cast
Penélope Cruz, Sergio Castellitto, Claudia Gerini
Director
Director
Sergio Castellitto
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Italian Language, Italy
Rent The Flower of My Secret on DVD The Flower of My Secret
Synopsis
Popular romance novelist Leo (Marisa Paredes) takes a job at a newspaper under a pseudonym in this bittersweet film from Pedro Almodovar. Fed up with writing meaningless books and on the verge of splitting with her husband (Imanol Arias), Leo banishes her overwhelming depression by pretending to be Amanda Gris. She's hired by newspaperman Ángel (Juan Echanove), who's unaware of her true identity and assigns her to review her own romance novel.
Cast
Cast
Marisa Paredes, Juan Echanove, Carmen Elias, Rossy de Palma, Chus Lampreave, Kiti Mánver, Joaquin Cortes, Manuela Vargas, Imanol Arias, Gloria Munoz, Juan Jose Otegui
Director
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Spain, Spanish Language, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Bride Flight on DVD Bride Flight
Synopsis
Set in the 1950s, this lush epic centers on Ada, Marjorie and Esther, Dutch brides-to-be flying to New Zealand to take up married life. On the trip, they form a bond and meet a dashing cowboy who alters their lives in unseen ways.
Cast
Cast
Karina Smulders, Pleuni Touw, Anna Drijver, Willeke van Ammelrooy, Elise Schaap, Petra Laseur, Waldemar Torenstra, Rutger Hauer
Director
Director
Ben Sombogaart
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Dutch Language, Netherlands
Rent Jules and Jim on DVD Jules and Jim
Synopsis
Writers Jules and Jim are close friends who fall in love with the same woman amid the turbulence of World War I Paris. What results is a decades-long love triangle that both tests and strengthens the bond between the two men.
Cast
Cast
Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, Henri Serre, Vanna Urbino, Bassiak, Anny Nelsen, Sabine Haudepin, Marie Dubois
Director
Director
François Truffaut
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Dramas, Romance Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Romance, Foreign Classics, French Language, France
Rent Caramel on DVD Caramel
Synopsis
A Lebanese beauty salon is the setting for this romantic comedy about five women and the various troubles they face, with director Nadine Labaki leading the cast as the shop's owner, Layale, who's heartbroken from a foundering affair.
Cast
Cast
Nadine Labaki, Yasmine Elmasri, Joanna Moukarzel, Gisèle Aouad, Adel Karam, Sihame Haddad, Aziza Semaan, Fatmeh Safa, Dimitri Staneofski, Fadia Stella
Director
Director
Nadine Labaki
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Comedies, Middle East
Rent Elsa & Fred on DVD Elsa & Fred
Synopsis
After his wife dies, reserved septuagenarian Alfredo (Manuel Alexandre) moves into a small Madrid apartment, where sparks fly with his neighbor Elsa (China Zorrilla), a fiery 82-year-old widow who christens him "Fred." Elsa's wild insouciance lures Fred into a whirlwind romance -- and a celebration of life -- in this award-winning romantic comedy from Spain and Argentina.
Cast
Cast
Manuel Alexandre, China Zorrilla, Blanca Portillo, Jose Angel Egido, Omar Muñoz, Roberto Carnaghi, Carlos Álvarez-Nóvoa, Gonzalo Urtizberéa, Fanny Gautier
Director
Director
Marcos Carnevale
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Comedies, Argentina, Foreign Romance, Spanish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent The Widow of St. Pierre on DVD The Widow of St. Pierre
Synopsis
In 1849 on the French fishing island of Saint Pierre, Ariel Neel Auguste awaits execution for murder under the watchful eye of the captain of the island guard, who is waiting for a guillotine to arrive from the mainland.
Cast
Cast
Juliette Binoche, Daniel Auteuil, Emir Kusturica, Michel Duchaussoy, Philippe Magnan, Christian Charmetant, Philippe Du Janerand, Reynald Bouchard, Ghyslain Tremblay, Marc Beland, Yves Jacques, Maurice Chevit
Director
Director
Patrice Leconte
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, France, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent The Tiger and the Snow on DVD The Tiger and the Snow
Synopsis
Italian actor-director Roberto Benigni stars as a romantic poet who vows to follow his love (Benigni's real-life wife, Nicoletta Braschi) to the ends of the earth -- even if that means going to Iraq at the dawn of the American invasion. Borrowing a bit from the plot of Benigni's Oscar-winning film Life Is Beautiful, this whimsical comedy presents a world in which all camps are absurd. French actor Jean Reno co-stars.
Cast
Cast
Roberto Benigni, Jean Reno, Nicoletta Braschi, Tom Waits, Emilia Fox, Jonah Lotan, Noah Margetts, Giuseppe Battiston, Alexis Conran, Andrea Renzi
Director
Director
Roberto Benigni
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Italy, Italian Language, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Queen Margot on DVD Queen Margot
Synopsis
To cement a partnership between Protestants and Catholics in France, Margot de Valois (Isabelle Adjani) agrees to an arranged marriage to Henri of Navarre (Daniel Auteuil). Although she's a staunch supporter of Henri, she is not a loyal wife and takes up with a Protestant lover (Vincent Perez). During the St. Bartholomew's Night Massacre, she helps her lover escape, setting off a chain of events that alters their lives and the course of history.
Cast
Cast
Isabelle Adjani, Daniel Auteuil, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Vincent Perez, Virna Lisi, Dominique Blanc, Pascal Greggory, Claudio Amendola, Miguel Bosé, Asia Argento
Director
Director
Patrice Chéreau
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Period Pieces, France, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces
Rent The Promise on DVD The Promise
Synopsis
A beautiful girl becomes the most powerful royal concubine in the king's palace. But after years of being pampered, she grows spoiled, and a goddess punishes her with a curse that says she will never find true love until time flows in reverse.
Cast
Cast
Cecilia Cheung, Dong-gun Jang, Hiroyuki Sanada, Nicholas Tse, Ye Liu, Hong Chen, Cheng Qian, Xiao Wei Yu
Director
Director
Kaige Chen
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Sci-Fi Adventure, Foreign Romance, Mandarin Language, China
Rent Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky on DVD Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky
Synopsis
Seven years after she was inspired by the bold debut of Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," famed fashion designer Coco Chanel (Anna Mouglalis) -- reeling from the death of her beau, Boy Capel (Anatole Taubmann) -- meets and falls for the Russian composer (Mads Mikkelsen) in 1920s Paris. A forbidden romance ensues in Jan Kounen's sumptuous period drama, the closing film of the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Anna Mouglalis, Mads Mikkelsen, Elena Morozova, Natacha Lindinger, Grigori Manukov, Radivoje Bukvic, Nicolas Vaude, Anatole Taubman, Erick Desmarestz, Clara Guelblum
Director
Director
Jan Kounen
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, France, French Language, Foreign Dramas
Rent The Pillow Book on DVD The Pillow Book
Synopsis
A bizarre mix of carnality and calligraphy, The Pillow Book is a lush foray into the aphrodisiacal pleasures of the flesh and mind. A woman (Vivian Wu) melds her love of life and literature in an unusual fashion -- by seeking a lover who will write on her skin. She eventually leaves her husband for a British man (Ewan McGregor) who will satisfy her needs, but her father's publisher stands in their way. Peter Greenaway directs.
Cast
Cast
Vivian Wu, Yoshi Oida, Ken Ogata, Hideko Yoshida, Ewan McGregor, Judy Ongg
Director
Director
Peter Greenaway
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Steamy Romance, Japan, Japanese Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Wings of Desire on DVD Wings of Desire
Synopsis
From director Wim Wenders comes this hypnotic fantasy about an angel who falls in love with a beautiful circus performer while drifting unnoticed through West Berlin. Overcome by the girl's beauty, the angel decides he wants to become human.
Cast
Cast
Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois, Peter Falk, Hans Martin Stier, Elmar Wilms, Sigurd Rachman, Beartice Manowski
Director
Director
Wim Wenders
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Foreign Art House, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, German Language, Germany
Rent Children of Paradise on DVD Children of Paradise
Synopsis
Often considered the classic epic of French film, Children of Paradise is the tragic tale of vastly different men who all fall for the same woman (played by Arletty). This romantic saga takes place amid a theatrical community in 19th-century Paris, set against a backdrop of intrigue, duels and murder that allegorizes occupied France. Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur and María Casares co-star in this Oscar-nominated film for Best Original Screenplay.
Cast
Cast
Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, Pierre Renoir, María Casares, Gaston Modot, Fabien Loris
Director
Director
Marcel Carné
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Romance, Foreign Must-See, France, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Angel-A on DVD Angel-A
Synopsis
Deep in debt, small-time hoodlum André decides to end his life on his own terms before his unsavory creditors come calling. But as he's poised to dive off a bridge, he meets the mysterious Angela, who seems just as desperate.
Cast
Cast
Jamel Debbouze, Rie Rasmussen, Gilbert Melki, Serge Riaboukine, Akim Chir, Loïc Pora , Venus Boone, Jérôme Guesdon , Eric Balliet, Michel Bellot
Director
Director
Luc Besson
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent Lady Chatterley on DVD Lady Chatterley
Synopsis
When her husband is paralyzed in World War I, frustration drives Lady Chatterley into an affair with a gamekeeper. She finds in her new lover not only physical passion but also an inner kindness, both of which her husband can no longer provide.
Cast
Cast
Marina Hands, Jean-Louis Coullo'ch, Hippolyte Girardot, Helene Alexandridis, Helene Fillieres, Bernard Verley, Sava Lolov, Jean-Baptiste Montagut
Director
Director
Pascale Ferran
Genres
Genres
Romance, Foreign, Steamy Romance, Romantic Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign Romance, French Language, Belgium
Rent Head-On on DVD Head-On
Synopsis
Cahit Tomruk (Birol Unel) and Sibel Guner (Sibel Kekilli) are immigrant Germans who live and work in the port town of Hamburg. In a bid to help Sibel break free of her family (which strictly adheres to Turkish customs, religious and otherwise), the couple decides to marry. But straitlaced families are just part of the problem; Cahit and Sibel must also counterbalance ancestral roots with their new life in a western democracy. Fatih Akin directs.
Cast
Cast
Birol Ünel, Sibel Kekilli, Catrin Striebeck, Guven Kirac, Meltem Cumbul, Stefan Gebelhoff, Francesco Fiannaca, Mona Mur, Ralph Misske
Director
Director
Fatih Akin
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Germany, German Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Firelight on DVD Firelight
Synopsis
To pay off her father's overwhelming debt, Elisabeth Laurier (Sophie Marceau) agrees to conceive a child with British aristocrat Charles Godwin (Stephen Dillane) -- whose paralyzed wife can't bear children -- and give him the baby once it's born. Seven years later, when Godwin's sister-in-law, Constance (Lia Williams), hires Elisabeth as a governess, she's reunited with her daughter, Louisa (Dominique Belcourt).
Cast
Cast
Sophie Marceau, Stephen Dillane, Dominique Belcourt, Kevin Anderson, Lia Williams, Joss Ackland, Sally Dexter, Emma Amos, Maggie McCarthy, Wolf Kahler, Annabel Giles, John Flanagan, Valerie Minifie, Diana Payan, John Hodgkinson
Director
Director
William Nicholson
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, France, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Come Undone on DVD Come Undone
Synopsis
While on a family vacation on the French seaside, brooding 18-year-old Mathieu meets Cédric, an attractive carefree boy his own age, and is swept away by the first stirrings of homosexual passion.
Cast
Cast
Jeremie Elkaim, Stéphane Rideau , Dominique Reymond, Marie Matheron, Laetitia Legrix, Nils Ohlund, Réjane Kerdaffrec, Guy Houssier, Violeta Ferrer, Robert Darmel
Director
Director
Sébastien Lifshitz
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Steamy Romance, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Gay, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Indie LGBT, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign Romance, Foreign LGBT, French Language, France
Rent Aimee and Jaguar on DVD Aimee and Jaguar
Synopsis
Based on the memoirs of Lilly Wust, this is the story of two women who fall in love in 1943 Berlin: Lilly (Juliane Köhler), the wife of a Nazi officer, and Felice (Maria Schrader), a Jewish journalist. When the two women begin their affair, they rechristen themselves Aimée and Jaguar to help avoid detection. They then set up housekeeping and try to tune out the war, but the Gestapo is never far behind.
Cast
Cast
Maria Schrader, Juliane Köhler, Johanna Wokalek, Heike Makatsch, Elisabeth Degen, Inge Keller, Detlev Buck, Kyra Mladeck, Klaus Manchen, Margit Bendokat, Jochen Stern, Peter Weck, Lia Dultzkaya, Dani Levy
Director
Director
Max Färberböck
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Romance, Germany, German Language
Rent La Mujer de Mi Hermano on DVD La Mujer de Mi Hermano
Synopsis
After 10 years of marriage, Zoe (Barbara Mori) realizes she no longer feels any passion for her successful but vain husband, Ignacio (Christian Meier), but her ardor finds another object in Ignacio's free-spirited younger brother, Gonzalo (Manolo Cardona). This stylish exploration of infidelity pits brother against brother as all three points in the love triangle struggle to understand who they are, what they want from life and what they truly value.
Cast
Cast
Manolo Cardona, Bruno Bichir, Barbara Mori, Christian Meier, Angélica Aragón, Gaby Espino, Beto Cuevas
Director
Director
Ricardo de Montreuil
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Spanish Language, Foreign Languages
Rent Facing Windows on DVD Facing Windows
Synopsis
Feeling overwhelmed and stuck in a dull marriage, Giovanna begins refocusing her attention (or repressing her emotions) by caring for the Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home one day. As Giovanna reflects on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her and whose window faces hers. Stars Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Massimo Girotti, Raoul Bova, Filippo Nigro and Serra Yilmaz. Directed by Verzan Ozpetek.
Cast
Cast
Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Massimo Girotti, Raoul Bova, Filippo Nigro, Serra Yilmaz, Maria Grazia Bon, Massimo Poggio, Ivan Bacchi
Director
Director
Ferzan Ozpetek
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Italy, Italian Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Veer-Zaara on DVD Veer-Zaara
Synopsis
Squadron leader Veer Pratap Singh (Shahrukh Khan) is a rescue pilot with the Indian Air Force. One day, on duty, he comes across Zaara (Preity Zinta), a stranded girl from Pakistan. Veer saves her life -- and his life is never the same again.
Cast
Cast
Shahrukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Rani Mukerji, Kiron Kher, Divya Dutta, Boman Irani, Anupam Kher, Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini, Manoj Bajpayee, Zohra Sehgal, Akhilendra Mishra
Director
Director
Yash Chopra
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Bollywood, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Hindi Language, India
Rent Remember Me, My Love on DVD Remember Me, My Love
Synopsis
With their own ambitions jettisoned, a failed novelist and his wife, who toils as a teacher after abandoning dreams of being an actress, have instilled little self-esteem in their teenage son and daughter, who struggle to find meaning in life.
Cast
Cast
Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Laura Morante, Nicoletta Romanoff, Monica Bellucci, Silvio Muccino, Gabriele Lavia, Enrico Silvestrin, Silvia Cohen, Alberto Gimignani, Amanda Sandrelli, Blas Roca-Rey
Director
Director
Gabriele Muccino
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Romantic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Italian Language, Italy
Rent Jodhaa Akbar on DVD Jodhaa Akbar
Synopsis
What begins as a strategic alliance of two cultures becomes a genuine opportunity for true love between a mighty Mughal emperor and a Hindu princess in director Ashutosh Gowariker's epic romance set in 16th-century India.
Cast
Cast
Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Poonam Sinha, Suhasini Mulay, Ila Arun, Raza Murad, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Abeer Abrar
Director
Director
Ashutosh Gowariker
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Dramas, Bollywood, Hindi Language, India
Rent The Umbrellas of Cherbourg on DVD The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
Synopsis
Beautiful umbrella-store clerk Genevieve and charming gas station attendant Guy fall in love in the rainy coastal town of Cherbourg, but their romance is cut short when Guy is drafted into the army in this singular cinematic classic.
Cast
Cast
Catherine Deneuve, Nino Castelnuovo, Anne Vernon, Ellen Farner, Marc Michel, Mirelle Perrey, Harald Wolff
Director
Director
Jacques Demy
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign Musicals, Foreign Romance, France, French Language, Foreign Classics
Rent Fill the Void on DVD Fill the Void
Synopsis
Eighteen-year-old Shira is thrilled that the marriage arranged for her within her Orthodox Jewish community is with a boy she likes. But when her sister dies in childbirth, Shira's hopes for her future are thrown into turmoil by her grieving mother.
Cast
Cast
Hadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein, Irit Sheleg, Chayim Sharir, Razia Israeli, Hila Feldman, Renana Raz, Yael Tal, Michael David Weigl, Ido Samuel, Neta Moran, Melech Thal
Director
Director
Rama Burshtein
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Judaica, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Hebrew Language, Israel
Rent Blue Is the Warmest Color on DVD Blue Is the Warmest Color
Synopsis
Determined to fall in love, 15-year-old Adele is focused on boys. But it's a blue-haired girl she meets on the street who really piques her interest. Soon, Adele is exploring her desire for girls as she negotiates her way to becoming a woman.
Cast
Cast
Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing, Catherine Salée, Benjamin Siksou, Mona Walravens, Alma Jodorowsky, Jérémie Laheurte, Anne Loiret, Benoît Pilot, Sandor Funtek, Fanny Maurin
Director
Director
Abdellatif Kechiche
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Indie LGBT, Lesbian, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent The Well-Digger's Daughter on DVD The Well-Digger's Daughter
Synopsis
Pascale, a widowed laborer, lives in Provence, raising five daughters alone until his eldest daughter returns home to help care for her sisters. But a young pilot and the approaching shadow of World War I change Pascale's hopes for the future.
Cast
Cast
Daniel Auteuil, Kad Merad, Sabine Azéma, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Emilie Cazenave, Marie-Anne Chazel, Patrick Bosso, Jean-Louis Barcelona
Director
Director
Daniel Auteuil
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, 20th Century Period Pieces, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent Black Orpheus on DVD Black Orpheus
Synopsis
This superb retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice Greek legend is set against Rio de Janeiro's madness during Carnival. Orpheus (Breno Mello), a trolley car conductor, is engaged to Mira (Lourdes de Oliveira) but in love with Eurydice (Marpessa Dawn). A vengeful Mira and Eurydice's ex-lover, costumed as Death, pursue Orpheus and his new paramour through the feverish Carnival night. Black Orpheus earned an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
Cast
Cast
Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Marcel Camus, Fausto Guerzoni, Maria Alice, Lourdes De Oliveira, Aurino Cassiano, Alexandre Constanino, Adhemar Feirrera Da Silva, Waldetar De Souza, Jorge Dos Santos
Director
Director
Marcel Camus
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, Brazil, Foreign Romance, Portuguese Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions, Foreign Classics
Rent En la Cama on DVD En la Cama
Synopsis
It all begins at a party in Santiago, Chile, when a seemingly innocent gesture -- the offer of a ride home -- ends in a passionate night of lovemaking and intense conversation for young singles Bruno (Gonzalo Valenzuela) and Daniela (Blanca Lewin). Shacked up at a flea-bitten motel for a one-night stand, the pair lingers deep into the night, alternating between powerful physical encounters and an ever-deepening emotional connection.
Cast
Cast
Blanca Lewin, Gonzalo Valenzuela
Director
Director
Matías Bize
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Steamy Romance, Latin America, Foreign Romance, Spanish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Apres Vous on DVD Apres Vous
Synopsis
A man's life changes forever with one selfless act in this romantic comedy. After stopping Louis (Jose Garcia) from committing suicide, well-meaning waiter Antoine (Daniel Auteuil) begins to feel responsible for the depressed man. Continuing to play Good Samaritan, Antoine decides to help Louis win back his ex-girlfriend, Blanche (Sandrine Kiberlain). But the do-gooder doesn't foresee the earth-shattering effect that Blanche will have on him.
Cast
Cast
Daniel Auteuil, José Garcia, Sandrine Kiberlain, Maryline Canto, Michele Moretti, Garance Clavel, Fabio Zenoni, Jocelyne Desverchère, Didier Menin, Jean-Claude Lecas, Ange Ruze, Andree Tainsy, Caroline Brunner
Director
Director
Pierre Salvadori
Genres
Genres
Foreign, France, French Language, Foreign Romance, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Cherry Blossoms on DVD Cherry Blossoms
Synopsis
After finding out that her husband, Rudi (Elmar Wepper), has a fatal illness, Trudi Angermeier (Hannelore Elsner) arranges a trip to Berlin so they can see their children (Maximilian Brückner and Nadja Uhl). Of course, the kids don't know the real reason they're visiting -- and the catch is, neither does Rudi. Complications ensue after a tragic, unexpected turn of events that leads Rudi to learn unsettling secrets about his wife.
Cast
Cast
Elmar Wepper, Hannelore Elsner, Aya Irizuki, Maximilian Brückner, Nadja Uhl, Birgit Minichmayr, Felix Eitner, Floriane Daniel
Director
Director
Doris Dörrie
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Germany, German Language
Rent Circumstance on DVD Circumstance
Synopsis
Vivacious young Iranian girls Atafeh and Shireen discover their burgeoning sexuality, struggling with their desires and the boundaries placed upon them by the world they were born into.
Cast
Cast
Nikohl Boosheri, Sarah Kazemy, Reza Sixo Safai, Soheil Parsa, Nasrin Pakkho, Amir Barghashi, Fariborz Daftari, Keon Mohajeri, Sina Amedson, Amir Hossein Soleimani, Siro Fazlian
Director
Director
Maryam Keshavarz
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Steamy Romance, LGBT Dramas, Indie Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Indie Romance, Lesbian, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Romance, Foreign Languages, Iran
Rent Certified Copy on DVD Certified Copy
Synopsis
In Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami's captivating meditation on art and love, British writer James Miller meets a beautiful gallery owner in Tuscany and begins -- or possibly continues -- a romance with her.
Cast
Cast
Juliette Binoche, William Shimell, Jean-Claude Carriere, Agathe Natanson, Gianna Giachetti, Adrian Moore, Angelo Barbagallo, Andrea Laurenzi, Filippo Trojano
Director
Director
Abbas Kiarostami
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent The Man Without a Past on DVD The Man Without a Past
Synopsis
A man (Markku Peltola) who's traveled to Helsinki in search of work gets mugged, loses his memory and is forced to start his life anew. Along the way, he finds love with a woman (Kati Outinen) and discovers values he had never known. Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki brings us a simple story about people who still know how to be gentle, a film that indicates a fine awareness of tradition in relation to both Finnish and European cinema.
Cast
Cast
Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Juhani Niemela, Kaija Pakarinen, Sakari Kuosmanen, Annikki Tahti, Aino Seppo
Director
Director
Aki Kaurismaki
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Romance, Scandinavia, Foreign Regions
Rent The Scent of Green Papaya on DVD The Scent of Green Papaya
Synopsis
Little things mean a lot in the world of 10-year-old Mui, a girl who's trained to be a house servant in 1950s Vietnam. This film follows Mui as she grows up in pre-war Saigon, and finds quiet love with a family friend. Dialogue seems almost tertiary in this film that celebrates the senses, as the young girl discovers the world around her and marvels at every new sight, sound and scent she experiences while going about her workday life.
Cast
Cast
Tran Nu Yen-Khe, Man San Lu, Thi Loc Truong, Anh Hoa Nguyen, Hoa Hoi Vuong, Ngoc Trung Tran, Vantha Talisman, Keo Souvannavong, Van Oanh Nguyen
Director
Director
Anh Hung Tran
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Vietnamese Language
Rent Water Lilies on DVD Water Lilies
Synopsis
A Caméra d'Or contender at Cannes, this coming-of-age drama from first-time feature film director Céline Sciamma tracks the sexual awakenings of three female friends over the course of a single summer. Finding privacy in the solitude of the swimming pool locker room, blossoming teens Marie (Pauline Acquart), Anne (Louise Blachère) and Floriane (Adele Haenel) come to learn the true meaning of arousal and the power of sexual attraction.
Cast
Cast
Pauline Acquart, Louise Blachère, Adèle Haenel , Warren Jacquin, Christel Baras, Marie Gili-Pierre, Serge Brincat
Director
Director
Céline Sciamma
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Romance, Lesbian, French Language, France
Rent Burnt Money on DVD Burnt Money
Synopsis
Set in 1965, Burnt Money (released in Argentina as Plata Quemada) tells the true story of Angel and Sam, gay lovers who turn to crime, bank robbery and murder, holding Argentina and Uruguay in suspense as they lead the authorities on a two-month-long manhunt. Delicately balanced between gripping action and tender romance, director Marcelo Piñeyro's film premiered at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Eduardo Noriega, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Pablo Echarri, Leticia Brédice, Ricardo Bartis, Dolores Fonzi, Héctor Alterio
Director
Director
Marcelo Piñeyro
Genres
Genres
Foreign, LGBT, Gay, LGBT Dramas, Spanish Language, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Argentina, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Kal Ho Naa Ho: Tomorrow May Never Come on DVD Kal Ho Naa Ho: Tomorrow May Never Come
Synopsis
Ever since a family tragedy turned her world upside down, Naina (Preity Zinta) has been overwhelmed and feels as if she's 23 going on 50. Enter Aman (Shahrukh Khan), who, like a breath of fresh air, moves into Naina's Indian neighborhood and helps others resolve their problems. Aman and Naina fall in love, but he refuses to marry her and instead pushes her toward another man. What secret is he hiding that is preventing him from being with Naina?
Cast
Cast
Jaya Bhaduri, Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Preity Zinta, Sushma Seth, Reema Lagoo, Lillete Dubey, Delnaaz Paul, Rani Mukerji, Sonali Bendre
Director
Director
Nikhil Advani
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Musicals, Bollywood, India, Hindi Language
Rent Kinamand on DVD Kinamand
Synopsis
In this poignant Danish tale, hapless plumber Keld (Bjarne Henriksen) finds his world crumbling when his wife of 25 years (Charlotte Fich) walks out on him. Dejected, Keld falls into a routine of eating at the local Chinese grill, whose owner offers Keld a sizable sum to wed the man's sister (Vivian Wu) in a marriage of convenience. Will love bloom despite the language barrier and clash of cultures?
Cast
Cast
Bjarne Henriksen, Vivian Wu, Lin Ku Wu, Paw Henriksen, Charlotte Fich, Chapper Kim, Laura Bro, Peder Pedersen, Thomas Gammeltoft, Mathias Sparre-Ulrich
Director
Director
Henrik Ruben Genz
Genres
Genres
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Rent Dil Chahta Hai on DVD Dil Chahta Hai
Synopsis
Inseparable childhood friends Akash, Sameer and Siddharth are just out of college. Nothing comes between them -- until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension.
Cast
Cast
Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, Dimple Kapadia, Ayub Khan
Director
Director
Farhan Akhtar
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Foreign, Drama, Bollywood, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Hindi Language, India
Rent Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears on DVD Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears
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An Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film, this absorbing drama from director Vladimir Menshov centers on three women struggling to establish themselves in Russia's massive, impersonal capital city. Lyudmila, Katya and Antonina are bound by friendship and a shared dream that they will find happiness. Their pursuit of professional and domestic bliss begins in 1958, then jumps ahead 20 years to see how many of their dreams came true.
Cast
Cast
Vera Alentova, Irina Muravyova, Aleksei Batalov, Raisa Ryazanova, Aleksandr Fatyushin
Director
Director
Vladimir Menshov
Genres
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Foreign, Romantic Comedies, Foreign Romance, Russian Language, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Must-See, Russia, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Exterminating Angels on DVD Exterminating Angels
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The line between fantasy and reality becomes dangerously blurred as a filmmaker embarks on his new piece exploring female sexuality. He quickly finds himself in over his head as a cast of beautiful women unleash their inhibitions before the camera.
Cast
Cast
Frédéric van den Driessche, Lise Bellynck, Marie Allan, Maroussia Dubreuil, Sophie Bonnet, Estelle Galarme, Marine Danaux, Apolline Louis, Virginie Legeay
Director
Director
Jean-Claude Brisseau
Genres
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Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign Romance, Erotic Thrillers, French Language, France
Rent Ridicule on DVD Ridicule
Synopsis
Charles Berling stars as a cash-poor nobleman during the reign of Louis XVI. When his village is invaded by mosquitoes, he travels to Versailles to beg for the king's help. But his plans are soon diverted when he's swept into a love triangle. To survive Versailles and solve his problem, he must rely on his wit and smarts. Nominated for a 1996 Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, Ridicule co-stars Fanny Ardant and Judith Godreche.
Cast
Cast
Charles Berling, Jean Rochefort, Fanny Ardant, Judith Godreche, Bernard Giraudeau, Bernard Dheran, Carlo Brandt, Jacques Mathou, Urbain Cancelier, Albert Delpy, Bruno Zanardi, Marie Pillet, Jacques Roman, Philippe Magnan, Maurice Chevit
Director
Director
Patrice Leconte
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, French Language, France
Rent And God Created Woman on DVD And God Created Woman
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Juliette (Brigitte Bardot), an 18-year-old orphan with an insatiable appetite for pleasure, is living it up in sun-drenched St. Tropez. As she shakes the town to its very core, her naive husband, Michel (Jean-Louis Trintignant), endures every insult known to man on his doomed quest to tame her. Visionary auteur Roger Vadim directs this naughty international phenomenon, which showcases Bardot in her first breakout role.
Cast
Cast
Jean-Louis Trintignant, Brigitte Bardot
Director
Director
Roger Vadim
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Rent Heading South on DVD Heading South
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Turned off by their mediocre dating prospects, three middle-aged ladies -- Ellen, Brenda and Sue -- head to Haiti and soon find themselves having youthful fun with the attractive local men.
Cast
Cast
Charlotte Rampling, Karen Young, Louise Portal, Menothy Cesar, Lys Ambroise, Jackenson Pierre Olmo Diaz, Wilfried Paul, Anotte Saint Ford
Director
Director
Laurent Cantet
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Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Indie Dramas, Foreign Romance, 20th Century Period Pieces, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Period Pieces, French Language, France
Rent Changing Times on DVD Changing Times
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Gerard Depardieu and Catherine Deneuve reunite on-screen for Andre Techine's hopeful drama about lasting love despite the changing times. Antoine (Depardieu) has longed for his first love, Cecile (Deneuve), for 30 years. He leaves France to take on work in Morocco, the real motive being to chase her trail. When he finally finds his beloved, the fact that she has a family will not stop his resolute pursuit to win her back.
Cast
Cast
Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Gilbert Melki, Malik Zidi, Lubna Azabal, Tanya Lopert, Nabila Baraka, Idir Elomri, Nadem Rachati, Jabir Elomri
Director
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André Téchiné
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, French Language, France
Rent Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge on DVD Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
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Wealthy, charming Raj meets working-class beauty Simran on a train, he's instantly smitten. She feels the same, but she's betrothed to another man. Raj isn't about to give up, so he follows Simran from London to India to win her over.
Cast
Cast
Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal, Anupam Kher, Satish Shah, Achala Sachdev, Himani Shivpuri, Pooja Ruparel
Director
Director
Aditya Chopra
Genres
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Foreign, Bollywood, Foreign Romance, Hindi Language, India
Rent 3-Iron on DVD 3-Iron
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This moving film, written and directed by Kim Ki-Duk and starring Lee Seung-yun and Jae Hee, made its North American debut at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival. A study of impermanence and despair, it tracks how a homeless man attempts to find solace and sanctuary in vacation houses left empty by their owners in between visits. Although he may have a roof over his head during his stay, the fleeting nature of security continues to haunt him.
Cast
Cast
Seung-yeon Lee, Jae Hee Song, Hyeok-ho Gweon, Jeong-ho Choi, Mi-suk Lee, Sung-hyuk Moon, Jee-ah Park, Jae-yong Jang, Dah-hae Lee, Jin-mo Joo
Director
Director
Ki-duk Kim
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Rent Children of the Century on DVD Children of the Century
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This is the true story of the romance between burgeoning French author George Sand (Juliette Binoche) and a much younger poet, Alfred de Musset (Benoit Magimel), whom she meets when she flees to Paris in the early 1830s after leaving her husband. Sand's affair with Musset and her pre-feminist behavior make her the scandal of the city, as she develops the personality that would later make her one of the century's most famous literary figures.
Cast
Cast
Juliette Binoche, Benoît Magimel, Stefano Dionisi, Robin Renucci, Karin Viard, Isabelle Carré, Patrick Chesnais, Arnaud Giovaninetti, Denis Podalydès, Olivier Foubert, Marie-France Mignal, Michel Robin, Ludivine Sagnier, Victoire Thivisol, Julien Leal
Director
Director
Diane Kurys
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Foreign, Foreign Dramas, France, French Language, Foreign Romance
Rent Emmanuelle 6 on DVD Emmanuelle 6
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The erotic adventure series continues with this sixth installment, which follows the exploits of beautiful Emmanuelle (Natalie Uher) and her model friends as they journey to the Amazon jungle for a photo shoot that soon turns perilous. White slave traders kidnap the ladies, and they end up in the clutches of a powerful, South American drug lord who holds them captive. A string of sexual encounters ensue as the women try to escape.
Cast
Cast
Natalie Uher, Jean Rene Gossart, Tamira, Thomas Ozermuller, Ilena D'arcy
Director
Director
Bruno Zincone
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign Romance, France, French Language
Rent Om Shanti Om on DVD Om Shanti Om
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In the 1970s, small-time actor Om (Shah Rukh Khan) falls in love with superstar Shanti (Deepika Padukone), but the two of them are later killed in a suspicious on-set fire. When he's reincarnated 30 years later, Om is determined to punish the person who ignited the blaze. In his former life, he swears he saw Shanti's secret husband (Arjun Rampal) set fire to the set … which means his only chance to expose the truth is to have the movie remade.
Cast
Cast
Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Rampal, Amitabh Bachchan, Sunil Shetty, Hrithik Roshan, Rekha, Shabana Azmi, Abhishek Bachchan, Amrita Arora, Malaika Arora, Vidya Balan, Mithun Chakraborty, Juhi Chawla, Priyanka Chopra, Bobby Deol, Ritesh Deshmukh, Dharmendra, Lara Dutta, Sanjay Dutt, Govinda, Jeetendra, Karan Johar, Akshay Kapoor, Kajol, Karisma Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Tusshar Kapoor
Director
Director
Farah Khan
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Genres
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Rent Beauty and the Beast on DVD Beauty and the Beast
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Lost in the woods, a hapless merchant is captured and held prisoner in the castle of a beastlike man (Jean Marais), who vows to kill the merchant unless he's replaced by one of his daughters. The lovely Belle (Josette Day) gives herself up to save her father. But before long, she finds the beauty hiding inside her grotesque captor in this lyrical masterpiece, the most celebrated film of the French director and poet Jean Cocteau.
Cast
Cast
Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parely, Michel Auclair, Marcel Andre, Raoul Marco, Nane Gorman
Director
Director
Jean Cocteau
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Romance, Foreign Classics, France, French Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Delicacy on DVD Delicacy
Synopsis
Tragic circumstances create an opportunity for new love in this romantic drama when a young woman, still grieving over the death of her husband years earlier, is slowly brought out of her shell by a caring and courtly male co-worker.
Cast
Cast
Audrey Tautou, François Damiens, Bruno Todeschini, Mélanie Bernier, Joséphine de Meaux, Pio Marmaï, Monique Chaumette, Ariane Ascaride, Christophe Malavoy, Alexandre Pavloff, Marc Citti
Director
Director
David Foenkinos, Stéphane Foenkinos
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Romance, Foreign Comedies, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on the Book, French Language, France
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