Top Foreign movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent The Lives of Others on DVD The Lives of Others
Synopsis
In 1984, secret police agent Wiesler is assigned to eavesdrop on a successful but possibly disloyal playwright in East Germany. As the lonely Wiesler learns more about the man and his lover, a prominent actress, he becomes fascinated by their lives.
Cast
Cast
Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur, Thomas Thieme, Hans-Uwe Bauer, Volkmar Kleinert, Matthias Brenner, Charly Hübner
Director
Director
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Espionage Thrillers, Political Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, German Language, Germany
Rent The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo on DVD The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Synopsis
A journalist and a rebellious computer hacker team up to investigate the unsolved disappearance of wealthy Henrik Vanger's niece, only to uncover dark secrets about Vanger's powerful family in this adaptation of the bestseller by Stieg Larsson.
Cast
Cast
Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Sven-Bertil Taube, Peter Haber, Lena Endre, Peter Andersson, Marika Lagercrantz, Ingvar Hirdwall, Björn Granath, Ewa Fröling
Director
Director
Niels Arden Oplev
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Suspense, Crime Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Foreign Thrillers, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Volver on DVD Volver
Synopsis
In acclaimed filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar's engaging fantasy, a woman revisits her hometown in the La Mancha region of Spain -- in spectral form -- to resolve problems that she couldn't settle during her lifetime.
Cast
Cast
Penélope Cruz, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo, Carmen Maura, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave, Leandro Rivera
Director
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Foreign, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Comedies, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Dramas, Spanish Language, Spain
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 La Vie en Rose on DVD La Vie en Rose
Synopsis
Director Olivier Dahan paints a poignant portrait of legendary Parisian singer Édith Piaf, whose passion for music saw her through a life filled with tragedy. The film follows the chanteuse from her childhood in a brothel to her premature death.
Cast
Cast
Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory, Emmanuelle Seigner, Jean-Paul Rouve, Gérard Depardieu, Clotilde Courau, Marc Barbé, Elisabeth Commelin
Director
Director
Olivier Dahan
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Biographies, 20th Century Period Pieces, Showbiz Dramas, Foreign Dramas, French Language, France
Rent Black Book on DVD Black Book
Synopsis
Rachel Stein is a beautiful Jewish woman who averts Nazi capture, then assumes a new Aryan identity and joins the Dutch resistance movement. A local leader persuades her to seduce a Nazi commander and take down the enemy from within.
Cast
Cast
Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, Halina Reijn, Waldemar Kobus, Derek de Lint, Christian Berkel, Dolf de Vries, Michiel Huisman
Director
Director
Paul Verhoeven
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Military & War Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Foreign Dramas, Period Pieces, Dutch Language, Netherlands
Rent Maria Full of Grace on DVD Maria Full of Grace
Synopsis
Maria Alvarez is a smart, independent 17-year-old from Colombia who agrees to smuggle a half-kilo of heroin into the United States for a shot at a normal existence in "El Norte" -- where she imagines the city streets are paved with gold.
Cast
Cast
Catalina Sandino Moreno, Yenny Paola Vega, Guilied Lopez, John Alex Toro, Patricia Rae, Wilson Guerrero, Jaime Osorio Gómez, Johanna Andrea Mora, Orlando Tobon, Fernando Velasquez
Director
Director
Joshua Marston
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Indie Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Crime Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, Spanish Language
Rent The Diving Bell and the Butterfly on DVD The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Synopsis
Mathieu Amalric stars as author and Elle magazine editor Jean-Dominique Bauby in this adaptation of Bauby's autobiography, which he dictated by blinking his left eye after a stroke rendered him mute and paralyzed.
Cast
Cast
Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Marie-Josée Croze, Anne Consigny, Patrick Chesnais, Niels Arestrup, Olatz López Garmendia, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Marina Hands, Max von Sydow
Director
Director
Julian Schnabel
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Biographies, Foreign Dramas, Medical Dramas, Inspirational Stories, Dramas Based on Real Life, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, French Language, France
Rent The Girl Who Played with Fire on DVD The Girl Who Played with Fire
Synopsis
Hacker Lisbeth Salander becomes the prime suspect when two journalists die after magazine publisher Mikael Blomkvist launches an expose of the Swedish sex trade, so the vampiric Salander vanishes as Blomkvist digs deep into a possible conspiracy.
Cast
Cast
Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre, Peter Andersson, Michalis Koutsogiannakis, Annika Hallin, Sofia Ledarp, Jacob Ericksson, Reuben Sallmander, Yasmine Garbi, Hans Christian Thulin, Georgi Staykov, Micke Spreitz, Tehilla Blad
Director
Director
Daniel Alfredson
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Suspense, Crime Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Foreign Thrillers, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Dramas Based on the Book
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 Hero on DVD Hero
Synopsis
The Qin king has long been obsessed with conquering China and becoming her first Emperor, which makes him the target of three legendary assassins. Now, a nameless warrior claims to have defeated them all and recounts each confrontation for the king.
Cast
Cast
Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Maggie Cheung, Ziyi Zhang, Daoming Chen, Donnie Yen, Zhongyuan Liu, Tianyong Zheng, Yan Qin, James Hong, Ma Wen Hua, Xu Kuang Hua
Director
Director
Yimou Zhang
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Martial Arts, Foreign Action & Adventure, Mandarin Language, China
Rent Amores Perros on DVD Amores Perros
Synopsis
These three intertwining tales unfold on the brutal streets of Mexico City. Octavio has an obsessive crush on his sister-in-law; Daniel dumps his family for a disturbed supermodel; and El Chivo cares for a wounded dog while planning an assassination.
Cast
Cast
Emilio Echevarría, Gael García Bernal, Goya Toledo, Álvaro Guerrero, Vanessa Bauche, Jorge Salinas, Marco Pérez, Rodrigo Murray, Humberto Busto, Gerardo Campbell, Rosa María Bianchi
Director
Director
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Mexico
Rent Kung Fu Hustle on DVD Kung Fu Hustle
Synopsis
Sing (Stephen Chow) is a mobster in 1940s China who longs to be as cool as the formally clad Axe Gang, a band of killers who rule Hong Kong's streets. But Sing is so awkward he can't possibly aspire to be one of them, so he does the next best thing: pretend. His shenanigans, unfortunately, land him in a barrel of trouble with everyone, including the unassuming farmers who till the land, setting off fireworks of massive proportions.
Cast
Cast
Stephen Chow, Wah Yuen, Yuen Qui, Kwok-Kwan Chan, Leung Siu Lung, Dong Zhi Hua, Chiu Chi-ling, Yu Xing, Lam Chi Chung
Director
Director
Stephen Chow
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Comedies, Martial Arts, Cantonese Language, Hong Kong
Rent Seven Samurai on DVD Seven Samurai
Synopsis
Akira Kurosawa's heroic tale of honor and duty begins with master samurai Kambei posing as a monk to save a kidnapped child. Impressed by his bravery, a group of farmers begs him to defend their village from encroaching bandits.
Cast
Cast
Takashi Shimura, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshio Inaba, Seiji Miyaguchi, Minoru Chiaki, Daisuke Katô, Isao Kimura, Keiko Tsushima
Director
Director
Akira Kurosawa
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Classics, Japan, Foreign Art House, Japanese Language
Rent Jet Li's Fearless on DVD Jet Li's Fearless
Synopsis
Jet Li stars as real-life martial arts legend Huo Yuanjia, a world-class Chinese fighter who dreams of continuing his father's legacy and restoring pride in his nation. But as Huo's sparring skills grow, so does his ego.
Cast
Cast
Jet Li, Yong Dong, Sun Li, Shido Nakamura, Hee Ching Paw, Yun Qu, Masato Harada, Collin Chou, Nathan Jones, Brandon Rhea, Anthony De Longis, Jean Claude Leuyer, Mike Leeder, Zhigang Zhao
Director
Director
Ronny Yu
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Martial Arts, Foreign Action & Adventure, Biographies, Foreign Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Mandarin Language, Hong Kong
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 The Chorus on DVD The Chorus
Synopsis
Music teacher Clement Mathieu lands a job at a boys' boarding school populated by delinquents and orphans. Sensing potential in the rambunctious ruffians, Mathieu forms a choir to rein in his charges through the transforming power of song.
Cast
Cast
Gérard Jugnot, François Berléand, Kad Merad, Jean-Paul Bonnaire, Marie Bunel, Jean-Baptiste Maunier, Maxence Perrin, Grégory Gatignol, Thomas Blumenthal, Cyril Bernicot
Director
Director
Christophe Barratier
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, 20th Century Period Pieces, Foreign Dramas, French Language, France, Period Pieces
Rent Biutiful on DVD Biutiful
Synopsis
Diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer, Uxbal -- a divorced father raising two children -- is determined to atone for his life as a black marketeer in this engrossing character study that unfolds in the slums of Barcelona, Spain.
Cast
Cast
Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib, Guillermo Estrella, Eduard Fernández, Cheikh Ndiaye, Diaryatou Daff, Taisheng Chen, Jin Luo, George Chibuikwem Chukwuma
Director
Director
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Indie Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Spanish Language, Mexico
Rent The Intouchables on DVD The Intouchables
Synopsis
Based on a true story, a quadriplegic aristocrat's world is turned upside down when he hires a good-humored ex-con as his caretaker. The unlikely duo overcomes adversity of every flavor as they shatter preconceptions of love, life and each other.
Cast
Cast
François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot, Clotilde Mollet, Gregoire Oestermann, Joséphine de Meaux, Marie-Laure Descoureaux, Cyril Mendy
Director
Director
Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Dramas Based on Real Life, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Comedies, French Language, France
Rent The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest on DVD The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Synopsis
The third in the original trio of films inspired by author Stieg Larsson's "Millennium Trilogy," this thriller follows feisty computer hacker Lisbeth Salander as she finds herself hospitalized, suspected of murder and targeted for death by thugs.
Cast
Cast
Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin, Jacob Ericksson, Sofia Ledarp, Anders Ahlbom, Micke Spreitz, Georgi Staykov, Mirja Turestedt, Hans Alfredson
Director
Director
Daniel Alfredson
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Suspense, Crime Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Foreign Thrillers, Scandinavia, Swedish Language, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent All About My Mother on DVD All About My Mother
Synopsis
Manuela leaves Madrid for Barcelona shortly after she witnesses her son's accidental death. Once there, she reunites with an old friend, a pre-op transsexual prostitute, and forms a fast but enduring friendship with a pregnant nun.
Cast
Cast
Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan, Penélope Cruz, Toni Cantó, Eloy Azorín
Director
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Spain, Foreign Must-See, Foreign LGBT, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Comedies, Spanish Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Tell No One on DVD Tell No One
Synopsis
Eight years ago, pediatrician Alexandre Beck (François Cluzet) was the prime suspect in his wife's murder. He's put all that behind him, but now that two dead bodies have been found near his home, he's suspected of wrongdoing once again.
Cast
Cast
François Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze, André Dussollier, Kristin Scott Thomas, François Berléand, Nathalie Baye, Jean Rochefort, Marina Hands, Gilles Lellouche, Philippe Lefebvre, Florence Thomassin, Olivier Marchal, Brigitte Catillon, Samir Guesmi, Guillaume Canet
Director
Director
Guillaume Canet
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Crime Thrillers, Mystery, Suspense, French Language, France
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 Curse of the Golden Flower on DVD Curse of the Golden Flower
Synopsis
This lavish epic from director Yimou Zhang follows the romantic intrigue and political machinations in the house of the Emperor Ping and his ailing wife -- a couple whose secret passions and schemes ultimately affect their children's lives.
Cast
Cast
Yun-Fat Chow, Li Gong, Jay Chou, Ye Liu, Dahong Ni, Junjie Qin, Man Li, Jin Chen
Director
Director
Yimou Zhang
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Martial Arts, Epics, Hong Kong, Mandarin Language, Period Pieces
Rent Merry Christmas on DVD Merry Christmas
Synopsis
As French, Scottish and German soldiers prepare to open their presents on Christmas Eve 1914, a momentous event occurs that changes the destinies of four people: an Anglican priest, a French lieutenant, a world-class tenor and his soprano lover.
Cast
Cast
Diane Kruger, Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet, Gary Lewis, Dany Boon, Daniel Brühl, Lucas Belvaux, Alex Ferns, Ian Richardson, Steven Robertson, Christopher Fulford, Robin Laing, Bernard Le Coq
Director
Director
Christian Carion
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Drama, Foreign Dramas, Winter Holidays, Military & War Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Real Life, France, French Language, Period Pieces
Rent Swimming Pool on DVD Swimming Pool
Synopsis
Famous British mystery writer Sarah Morton (Charlotte Rampling) needs a break, so when her publisher, John Bosload (Charles Dance), offers to let her use his vacation home in southern France during the off-season, Sarah deems it the perfect opportunity for a breather. Her hopes for a carefree idyll are shattered, however, when John's shiftless and brazenly promiscuous daughter (Ludivine Sagnier) arrives and sweeps Sarah into her reckless world.
Cast
Cast
Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier, Charles Dance, Marc Fayolle, Jean-Marie Lamour, Mireille Mosse, Michel Fau
Director
Director
François Ozon
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, France, Foreign Steamy Romance, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Like Water for Chocolate on DVD Like Water for Chocolate
Synopsis
Passionate Tita (Lumi Cavazos) is in love with Pedro (Marco Leonardi), but her controlling mother (Regina Torné) forbids her from marrying him. So when Pedro marries her sister, Tita throws herself into her cooking -- and discovers she can transfer her emotions through the food she prepares. A feast for the senses, this magical romance from director Alfonso Arau was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and a Golden Globe.
Cast
Cast
Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez, Ada Carrasco, Yareli Arizmendi, Claudette Maillé, Pilar Aranda
Director
Director
Alfonso Arau
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Romantic Dramas, Steamy Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Spanish Language, Mexico
Rent Let the Right One In on DVD Let the Right One In
Synopsis
The constant target of bullies, 12-year-old Oskar spends his time plotting revenge and collecting news clippings about the grisly murders plaguing his town. But things change when he meets a new girl named Eli, a misfit vampire who steals his heart.
Cast
Cast
Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl, Karin Bergquist, Peter Carlberg, Ika Nord, Mikael Rahm, Karl-Robert Lindgren, Anders T. Peedu
Director
Director
Tomas Alfredson
Genres
Genres
Horror, Foreign, Vampires, Foreign Horror, Scandinavia, Swedish Language
Rent The Sea Inside on DVD The Sea Inside
Synopsis
Javier Bardem stars in this moving film based on a true story as Ramon Sampedro, a Spaniard who's condemned to life as a quadriplegic. Determined to die with dignity, Sampedro leads a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life. His extraordinary example even inspires his lawyer, Julia (Belen Rueda), and a local woman (Lola Duenas) to reach for the heavens, with both women achieving far beyond their wildest dreams.
Cast
Cast
Javier Bardem, Belén Rueda, Lola Dueñas, Mabel Rivera, Celso Bugallo, Clara Segura, Joan Dalmau, Alberto Jimenez, Tamar Novas, Francesc Garrido
Director
Director
Alejandro Amenábar
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Spain, Foreign Must-See, Spanish Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Sarah's Key on DVD Sarah's Key
Synopsis
Paris, 1942: To protect her brother from the police arresting Jewish families, a young girl hides him away, promising to come back for him. Sixty-seven years later, her story intertwines with that of an American journalist investigating the roundup.
Cast
Cast
Kristin Scott Thomas, Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup, Frédéric Pierrot, Michel Duchaussoy, Dominique Frot, Natasha Mashkevich, Gisèle Casadesus, Aidan Quinn
Director
Director
Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Foreign Dramas, France, French Language
Rent Rashomon on DVD Rashomon
Synopsis
Considered one of Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's masterpieces, this Oscar-winning crime drama unfolds as four witnesses to a rape and murder report their versions of the attack, leaving the viewer to decide what really happened.
Cast
Cast
Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura, Minoru Chiaki, Kichijiro Ueda, Noriko Honma, Daisuke Katô
Director
Director
Akira Kurosawa
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Crime Dramas, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Japanese Language, Japan
Rent After the Wedding on DVD After the Wedding
Synopsis
To save the failing orphanage he runs in India, Danish ex-pat Jacob Petersen returns to his homeland to meet Jørgen, a self-indulgent businessman who's offered him a generous donation -- and who represents everything the noble-minded Jacob abhors.
Cast
Cast
Mads Mikkelsen, Rolf Lassgård, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Stine Fischer Christensen, Mona Malm, Christian Tafdrup, Niels Anders Thorn, Rita Angela, Erni Arneson
Director
Director
Susanne Bier
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Indie Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Danish Language, Scandinavia
Rent The Bicycle Thief on DVD The Bicycle Thief
Synopsis
Poverty-stricken Antonio needs his bicycle to do his new job. But the same day he buys it back from a pawnshop, someone steals it, prompting him to search the city in vain with his young son.
Cast
Cast
Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lianella Carell, Gino Saltamerenda, Vittorio Antonucci, Giulio Chiari, Michele Sakara, Emma Druetti, Fausto Guerzoni
Director
Director
Vittorio De Sica
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classics, Classic Dramas, Foreign Classic Dramas, Italian Language, Italy, The Criterion Collection
Rent Blue on DVD Blue
Synopsis
When a young Frenchwoman tries to uncover her famous composer husband's secret life, her steps take her alternately closer to and further from the truth on a journey that ultimately leads to self-discovery.
Cast
Cast
Juliette Binoche, Benoît Régent, Florence Pernel, Charlotte Very, Emmanuelle Riva, Philippe Volter, Julie Delpy
Director
Director
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, France, French Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
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, France, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Lust, Caution on DVD Lust, Caution
Synopsis
Set in World War II-era Shanghai, this drama follows the complex machinations of a group of actors and resistance fighters whose most beautiful member, the virginal Chia Chi, is tasked with seducing their most dangerous foe, the traitorous Mr. Yee.
Cast
Cast
Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Wei Tang, Joan Chen, Lee Hom Wang, Chung Hua Tou, Chih-ying Chu, Ying-hsien Kao, Ko Yu-Luen, Johnson Yuen, Kar Lok Chin, Yan Su, Anupam Kher, Saifei He
Director
Director
Ang Lee
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Romantic Dramas, Steamy Romance, 20th Century Period Pieces, Military & War Dramas, Period Pieces, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Steamy Romance, Mandarin Language
Rent Bad Education on DVD Bad Education
Synopsis
When film director Enrique is visited by his childhood friend and lover, Ignacio, Ignacio gives Enrique a short story he's written that's a factual account of the molestation he sustained at the hands of their Catholic school teacher.
Cast
Cast
Gael García Bernal, Fele Martínez, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lluís Homar, Francisco Maestre, Francisco Boira, Juan Fernández, Nacho Perez, Raul Garcia Forneiro, Javier Cámara, Petra Martinez
Director
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Indie Dramas, LGBT Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Thrillers, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent Persepolis on DVD Persepolis
Synopsis
Based on Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel, this Oscar nominee for Best Animated Feature Film follows a young woman's childhood in repressive Iran, her adolescence in France and her return to Tehran as an adult.
Cast
Cast
Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux, Tilly Mandelbrot, Chiara Mastroianni, Gena Rowlands, Simon Abkarian, François Jerosme, Amethyste Frezignac, Iggy Pop
Director
Director
Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi
Genres
Genres
Anime & Animation, Foreign, Animation for Grown-ups, Foreign Dramas, French Language, France
Rent The Battle of Algiers on DVD The Battle of Algiers
Synopsis
Shot in the streets of Algiers in documentary style, this film vividly re-creates the tumultuous Algerian uprising against the occupying French in 1957. The violence soon escalates on both sides in this war drama that remains relevant.
Cast
Cast
Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi, Samia Kerbash, Ugo Paletti, Fusia El Kader
Director
Director
Gillo Pontecorvo
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classics, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Political Dramas, Africa, French Language, The Criterion Collection
Rent Of Gods and Men on DVD Of Gods and Men
Synopsis
A group of French Trappist monks making their home in the Algerian mountains have ample reason to believe they're in danger. But their assumption that there can be common ground between Islam and Christianity leads them to remain at the monastery.
Cast
Cast
Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Olivier Rabourdin, Philippe Laudenbach, Jacques Herlin, Loïc Pichon, Xavier Maly, Jean-Marie Frin, Abdelhafid Metalsi
Director
Director
Xavier Beauvois
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, 20th Century Period Pieces, Political Dramas, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, French Language, France
Rent La Dolce Vita on DVD La Dolce Vita
Synopsis
Marcello, a gossip writer, finds himself among the fleeting excesses and decadence of life and sex. He sleeps with Maddalena, his fiancée is suicidal, and his intellectual friend may not be who he thinks he is.
Cast
Cast
Marcello Mastroianni, Anita Ekberg, Anouk Aimée, Yvonne Furneaux, Magali Noel, Alain Cuny, Annibale Ninchi, Walter Santesso
Director
Director
Federico Fellini
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Classic Dramas, Foreign Classic Dramas, Foreign Classics, Italian Language, Italy
Rent A Prophet on DVD A Prophet
Synopsis
After refusing to snitch, 18-year-old Arab Malik (Tahar Rahim) is thrown into a French prison, where the Corsican mafia rules with a firm fist. The obedient newcomer slowly rises through the organization's ranks but soon begins to double-cross his superiors. A follow-up to his 2005 gem The Beat My Heart Skipped, French director Jacques Audiard's A Prophet was nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
Cast
Cast
Tahar Rahim, Niels Arestrup, Adel Bencherif, Hichem Yacoubi, Reda Kateb, Jean-Philippe Ricci, Gilles Cohen, Antoine Basler, Leïla Bekhti, Pierre Leccia, Foued Nassah, Jean-Emmanuel Pagni
Director
Director
Jacques Audiard
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Dramas, France, French Language
Rent Bread and Tulips on DVD Bread and Tulips
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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 Caché on DVD Caché
Synopsis
Michael Haneke's psychological thriller centers on wealthy French couple Georges and Anne, who receive threatening videotapes and phone calls that could ruin their relationship. Georges realizes who the perpetrator is but refuses to tell Anne.
Cast
Cast
Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, Maurice Benichou, Annie Girardot, Bernard Le Coq, Walid Afkir, Lester Makedonsky, Daniel Duval, Nathalie Richard, Denis Podalydès, Aïssa Maïga , Caroline Baehr
Director
Director
Michael Haneke
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Psychological Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, French Language, France
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 The Devil's Backbone on DVD The Devil's Backbone
Synopsis
Twelve-year-old Carlos is the latest arrival at Santa Lucia School, an imposing stone building that shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians during the last days of the Spanish Civil War. Carlos uncovers the dark ties that bind the inhabitants of the school: hidden riches, sexual intrigue and the restless ghost of a murdered student, who may be the only one to provide resolution.
Cast
Cast
Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi, Fernando Tielve, Inigo Garces, Irene Visedo, Jose Manuel Lorenzo, Junio Valverde, Berta Ojea, Adrián Lamana
Director
Director
Guillermo del Toro
Genres
Genres
Horror, Foreign, Supernatural Horror, Foreign Horror, Spanish Language, Spain, Halloween
Rent Sin Nombre on DVD Sin Nombre
Synopsis
Fleeing retaliation from the violent Central American street gang he's deserted, a young hood boards a northbound train, where he takes refuge atop the moving freight cars and hopes for a fresh start in a new country.
Cast
Cast
Paulina Gaitan, Édgar Flores, Kristyan Ferrer, Diana Garcia, Héctor Jiménez, Luis Fernando Peña, Damayanti Quintanar, Gerardo Taracena, Karla Cecilia Alvarado, Tenoch Huerta
Director
Director
Cary Fukunaga
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Genres
Drama, Foreign, Crime Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, Indie Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Spanish Language, Mexico
Rent Night Watch on DVD Night Watch
Synopsis
This first installment of the trilogy based on the sci-fi novels by Sergei Lukyanenko plays upon the tension between light and dark, pitting the superhuman Night Watch patrollers (known as the "Others") against the shadowed forces of the night.
Cast
Cast
Konstantin Khabensky, Vladimir Menshov, Valeri Zolotukhin, Mariya Poroshina, Galina Tyunina, Yuri Kutsenko
Director
Director
Timur Bekmambetov
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Supernatural Thrillers, Action Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Supernatural Horror, Vampires, Foreign Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Foreign Horror, Russian Language, Russia
Rent Paradise Now on DVD Paradise Now
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Hany Abu-Assad's disturbing yet moving tale examines two young Palestinians who are drafted as suicide bombers for an assignment in Tel Aviv. Both commit to their mission but have second thoughts after spending a final night with friends and family.
Cast
Cast
Kais Nashif, Ali Suliman, Lubna Azabal, Amer Hlehel, Hiam Abbass, Ashraf Barhom, Mohammad Bustami
Director
Director
Hany Abu-Assad
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Military & War Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Arabic Language, Middle East
Rent Au Revoir Les Enfants on DVD Au Revoir Les Enfants
Synopsis
As World War II rages on, two students at a boarding school form an unlikely friendship. Although the boys begin as adversaries, they find common ground, especially when it becomes clear that one is merely trying to survive the tyranny of the Nazis.
Cast
Cast
Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejto, Francine Racette, Stanislas Carre de Malberg, Philippe Morier-Genoud, François Berléand, François Négret, Peter Fitz, Pascal Rivet, Benoit Henriet, Richard Leboeuf
Director
Director
Louis Malle
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Must-See, France, French Language, Foreign Classics, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Departures on DVD Departures
Synopsis
Young cellist Daigo has an epiphany in which he realizes he's been heading down the wrong career path. Retreating to his hometown, he trains for a new professional role as a "nakanshi" ¿ one who prepares the dead for burial.
Cast
Cast
Masahiro Motoki, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ryoko Hirosue, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Kimiko Yo, Takashi Sasano, Tôru Minegishi, Tetta Sugimoto, Yukiko Tachibana, Tatsuo Yamada
Director
Director
Yôjirô Takita
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Japan, Japanese Language
Rent Antonia's Line on DVD Antonia's Line
Synopsis
Winner of the 1995 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, this heartwarming drama is the remarkable story of a strong-willed woman who builds a new life with her teenage daughter in a quiet Dutch village after World War II. As she challenges the local customs, she begins to win her neighbors' affections. Earthy, sexy and romantic, the film is a joyous, multi-generational celebration of simple pleasures, lust for life and enduring passions.
Cast
Cast
Willeke Van Ammelroy, Els Dottermans, Jan Decleir, Marina De Graaf, Mil Seghers, Dora van der Groen
Director
Director
Marleen Gorris
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Dutch Language, Netherlands, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent The Dinner Game on DVD The Dinner Game
Synopsis
Writer-director Francis Veber's clever comedy shadows a group of French intellectuals who gather each Wednesday night for a dinner game, in which the challenge is to bring along the most idiotic guest. Pierre (Thierry Lhermitte) thinks he's found a ringer in François (Jacques Villeret), a civil servant whose passion is making architectural models out of matchsticks. But Pierre gets more than he bargained for when François becomes his houseguest.
Cast
Cast
Thierry Lhermitte, Daniel Prévost, Francis Huster, Jacques Villeret
Director
Director
Francis Veber
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Comedies, France, Foreign Must-See, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
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 Raise the Red Lantern on DVD Raise the Red Lantern
Synopsis
After her father's death, 19-year-old Songlian marries the much older Chen Zuoqian, becoming the latest concubine in Chen's burgeoning harem and finding herself at the bottom of an oppressive hierarchy in 1920s China.
Cast
Cast
Cuifen Cao, Cao Zhengyin, Li Gong, Jingwu Ma, Jin Shuyuan, Ding Weimin, Chu Xiao, Qi Zhao, Caifei He, Cui Zhihgang
Director
Director
Yimou Zhang
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, China, Mandarin Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages, Foreign Classics
Rent The Stoning of Soraya M. on DVD The Stoning of Soraya M.
Synopsis
Set in 1986 Iran at the start of Khomeini's reign, director Cyrus Nowrasteh's drama tells the true story of Soraya (Mozhan Marnò), whose husband plots to have her falsely accused of adultery so he can divorce her and marry a young girl. French journalist Freidoune (Jim Caviezel) is pulled into Soraya's tragic story when he meets a desperate woman named Zahra (Shohreh Aghdashloo).
Cast
Cast
Shohreh Aghdashloo, Mozhan Marnò, Jim Caviezel, Navid Negahban, Ali Pourtash, David Diaan, Vida Ghahremani
Director
Director
Cyrus Nowrasteh
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Iran, Farsi Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Malèna on DVD Malèna
Synopsis
When 12-year-old Renato catches a glimpse of beautiful new bride Malèna, his heart skips a beat. But when jealous town busybodies begin spreading vile rumors about her, Renato must incorporate those falsehoods with what he knows to be true.
Cast
Cast
Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, Luciano Federico, Matilde Piana, Pietro Notarianni, Gaetano Aronica, Gilberto Idonea, Angelo Pellegrino, Gabriella Di Luzio, Pippo Provvidenti
Director
Director
Giuseppe Tornatore
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Drama, Foreign Dramas, Italian Language, Italy
Rent Under the Same Moon on DVD Under the Same Moon
Synopsis
In this tale illuminating the plight of illegal aliens, Kate del Castillo plays Rosario, a woman working illegally in the United States to provide a better life for her son Carlitos (Adrian Alonso), who remains at home in Mexico. Longing for his mother, Carlitos stows away on a van that's headed for the border. But an already treacherous journey becomes even more so when Carlitos is separated from his smugglers (Jesse Garcia and America Ferrera).
Cast
Cast
Adrian Alonso, Kate del Castillo, Eugenio Derbez, Maya Zapata, Carmen Salinas, Angelina Pelaez, Gabriel Porras, America Ferrera, Jesse Garcia, María Rojo
Director
Director
Patricia Riggen
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Spanish Language, Mexico
Rent Battle Royale on DVD Battle Royale
Synopsis
When even schoolchildren begin to abuse a system on the verge of social collapse, the Japanese government introduces a strict new punishment whereby randomly chosen students are taken to a deserted island and forced to fight each other to the death.
Cast
Cast
Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano, Chiaki Kuriyama, Sôsuke Takaoka, Takashi Tsukamoto, Yukihiro Kotani, Masanobu Andô, Ko Shibasaki
Director
Director
Kinji Fukasaku
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Action Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Thrillers, Japan, Japanese Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
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 Sophie Scholl: The Final Days on DVD Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
Synopsis
Arrested for participating in the White Rose resistance movement, anti-Nazi activist Sophie Scholl (Julia Jentsch) is subjected to a highly charged interrogation by the Gestapo, testing her loyalty to her cause, her family and her convictions. Based on true events, director Marc Rothemund's absorbing Oscar-nominated drama explores maintaining human resolve in the face of intense pressure from a system determined to silence whistle-blowers.
Cast
Cast
Julia Jentsch, Fabian Hinrichs, Gerald Alexander Held, Johanna Gastdorf, André Hennicke, Florian Stetter, Maximilian Brückner, Johannes Suhm, Lilli Jung, Jorg Hube
Director
Director
Marc Rothemund
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Germany, Foreign Dramas, German Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Babette's Feast on DVD Babette's Feast
Synopsis
Philippa and Martina turn down a chance to leave their town, instead staying to care for their father. Decades later, Philippa and Martina take in a French woman who prepares a grand feast in gratitude -- a lavish meal eclipsed only by her secret.
Cast
Cast
Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle, Jean-Philippe Lafont, Bibi Andersson, Ghita Nørby, Asta Esper Hagen Andersen , Thomas Antoni, Gert Bastian, Viggo Bentzon, Vibeke Hastrup, Therese Hojgaard Christensen
Director
Director
Gabriel Axel
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Danish Language, Scandinavia, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Shaolin Soccer on DVD Shaolin Soccer
Synopsis
A down-on-his-luck ex-soccer player, injured during a rigged match, joins forces with a former monk to assemble an unlikely team of players -- the monk's awkward Shaolin brothers -- harnessing the discipline and power of kung fu.
Cast
Cast
Stephen Chow, Man Tat Ng, Wei Zhao, Yin Tse, Hui Li, Cecilia Cheung, Karen Mok, Vincent Kok, Yut Fei Wong, Kai Man Tin, Chi Chung Lam
Director
Director
Stephen Chow
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Action Comedies, Martial Arts, Soccer, Foreign Action & Adventure, Foreign Comedies, Cantonese Language, Hong Kong
Rent The Crime of Padre Amaro on DVD The Crime of Padre Amaro
Synopsis
Painting a portrait of moral hypocrisy and corruption in the Catholic Church, this provocative drama follows a recently ordained priest who finds his lofty ideals tested when he begins a sexual relationship with a pretty teenage parishioner.
Cast
Cast
Gael García Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancón, Sancho Gracia, Angélica Aragón, Luisa Huertas, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Gastón Melo, Damián Alcázar, Andres Montiel
Director
Director
Carlos Carrera
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Mexico, Spanish Language, Steamy Romance
Rent The Story of the Weeping Camel on DVD The Story of the Weeping Camel
Synopsis
This unique documentary follows a Mongolian camel that's rejected her newborn white colt. Now, all hope lies with two young shepherd boys, who must travel across the Gobi desert to find a healing musician. Will the violinist's ritual do the trick? This Oscar-nominated film moves beyond its narrative structure to offer a keenly observed portrait of nomadic herders who are preserving an ancient way of life.
Cast
Cast
Janchiv Ayurzana, Chimed Ohin, Amgaabazar Gonson, Zeveljamz Nyam, Ikhbayar Amgaabazar, Odgerel Ayusch
Director
Director
Byambasuren Davaa, Luigi Falorni
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Documentaries, Germany
Rent Last Tango in Paris on DVD Last Tango in Paris
Synopsis
An American expatriate living in Paris is still reeling from his estranged wife's suicide. While searching for an apartment, he encounters an equally despondent Frenchwoman, and the couple embarks on an anonymous, no-strings-attached sexual liaison.
Cast
Cast
Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Maria Michi, Giovanna Galletti, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Massimo Girotti, Gitt Magrini, Catherine Allégret, Luce Marquand, Marie-Hélène Breillat
Director
Director
Bernardo Bertolucci
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Steamy Romance, Foreign Steamy Romance, Classic Dramas, Foreign Classic Dramas, French Language, France
Rent 8 1/2 on DVD 8 1/2
Synopsis
Dog-tired movie director Guido Anselmi retreats to thoughts of yesteryear when his producers, his wife and his mistress all pressure him to start making another movie in director Federico Fellini's rumination on the joys and rigors of filmmaking.
Cast
Cast
Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Rossella Falk, Anouk Aimée, Sandra Milo, Barbara Steele, Caterina Boratto, Edra Gale, Guido Alberti
Director
Director
Federico Fellini
Genres
Genres
Classics, Foreign, Foreign Classic Dramas, Showbiz Dramas, Classic Dramas, Italy, Foreign Classics, Italian Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions, The Criterion Collection
Rent The Raid: Redemption on DVD The Raid: Redemption
Synopsis
When an elite SWAT team goes after a drug lord holed up in Jakarta's most notorious tenement building, they find themselves trapped and forced to fight their way out through brutal gangsters loyal to the kingpin they were trying to assassinate.
Cast
Cast
Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, Doni Alamsyah, Yayan Ruhian, Pierre Gruno, Ray Sahetapy, Tegar Satrya, Iang Darmawan
Director
Director
Gareth Evans
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Crime Action, Action Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Martial Arts, Southeast Asia
Rent Irreversible on DVD Irreversible
Synopsis
When a woman is brutally violated, her angered boyfriend and ex-boyfriend team up to track down the rapist and take justice into their own hands. This French thriller chronicles the unspeakable horror of rape and the aftermath of revenge.
Cast
Cast
Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia, Philippe Nahon, Stephane Drouot, Jean-Louis Costes, Michel Gondoin, Mourad Khima
Director
Director
Gaspar Noé
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Thrillers, France, French Language, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
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 The Class on DVD The Class
Synopsis
In an inventive adaptation of his novel about his experiences working in one of the roughest neighborhoods in Paris, François Bégaudeau stars as a replica of himself -- a passionate teacher who presides over a classroom of diverse young minds.
Cast
Cast
François Bégaudeau, Nassim Amrabt, Laura Baquela, Cherif Bounaïdja Rachedi, Arthur Fogel, Burak Özyilmaz, Boubacar Toure, Esmeralda Ouertani, Agame Malembo-Emene, Carl Nanor, Dalla Doucoure, Eva Paradiso, Justine Wu
Director
Director
Laurent Cantet
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Indie Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book, 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 High Tension on DVD High Tension
Synopsis
Students Marie (Cécile de France) and Alex (Maïwenn Le Besco) have no idea of the horrors that await them when they head off to a remote country home to study for their upcoming exams and a psychopathic stranger attacks, tying up Alex and taking her away. It's up to Marie to save her friend -- but first, she must figure out what's really going on. Philippe Nahon co-stars in this twisty-turny tale of terror.
Cast
Cast
Cécile De France, Maïwenn Le Besco, Philippe Nahon, Franck Khalfoun, Andrei Finti, Oana Pellea, Marco Claudiu Pascu, Jean-Claude de Goros, Bogdan Uritescu, Gabriel Spahiu
Director
Director
Alexandre Aja
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Horror, France, Slashers and Serial Killers, French Language
Rent The Host on DVD The Host
Synopsis
In Seoul's River Han, a giant mutant creature has developed as a result of toxic chemical dumping. When the squidlike monster scoops up the teenage granddaughter of humble snack-bar owner Hie-bong, he races to track down the murderous beast.
Cast
Cast
Kang-ho Song, Hie-bong Byeon, Hae-il Park, Doona Bae, Ah-sung Ko, Dal-su Oh, David Joseph Anselmo, Pil-sung Yim, Paul Lazar, Scott Wilson
Director
Director
Joon-ho Bong
Genres
Genres
Horror, Foreign, Foreign Horror, Asian Horror, Creature Features, Sci-Fi Horror, Sci-Fi Thrillers, Korean Language, Korea
Rent District 13 on DVD District 13
Synopsis
In this stylized action-thriller, the Parisian government has sealed off the city's ghettos, the most dangerous of which is District B13. Joining forces to infiltrate the sector, an elite-unit cop and a former thug attempt to retrieve a stolen nuke.
Cast
Cast
Cyril Raffaelli, David Belle, Tony D'Amario, Bibi Naceri, Dany Verissimo, Francois Chattot, Nicolas Woirion
Director
Director
Pierre Morel
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Action Thrillers, Crime Action, Foreign Action & Adventure, French Language, France
Rent The Protector on DVD The Protector
Synopsis
Tony Jaa stars as Kham, a young Thai fighter who sets off for Sydney, Australia, to reclaim his family's prized pachyderms. When a nefarious Chinese gang shoots his father and makes off with two beloved elephants, Kham vows to settle the score.
Cast
Cast
Tony Jaa, Petchtai Wongkamlao, Bongkoj Khongmalai, Xing Jing, Nathan Jones, Johnny Nguyen, Lateef Crowder, Jon Foo, Damian de Montemas, David Asavanond
Director
Director
Prachya Pinkaew
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Foreign, Martial Arts, Action Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Thai Language, Thailand
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 Jean de Florette / Manon of the Spring on DVD Jean de Florette / Manon of the Spring
Synopsis
Claude Berri directs this pair of award-winning dramas that tell the story of a farmer who falls victim to a cruel scheme by his neighbors, and the comeuppance later delivered by the man's daughter. In Jean de Florette, two men (Yves Montand and Daniel Auteuil) block the water source that a new farmer (Gérard Depardieu) needs for his crops. In Manon of the Spring, Jean's grown daughter (Emmanuelle Beart) goes after the two men with a vengeance.
Cast
Cast
Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu, Margarita Lozano, Ernestine Mazurowna, Armand Meffre, Emmanuelle Béart, Hippolyte Girardot
Director
Director
Claude Berri
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Art House, Foreign Dramas, France, French Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Yojimbo on DVD Yojimbo
Synopsis
Masterless samurai Sanjuro Kuwabatake (Toshiro Mifune) finds himself in a feud-torn Japanese village in legendary director Akira Kurosawa's darkly comic film, which served as the prototype for Clint Eastwood's A Fistful of Dollars. As two factions of ruthless crime lords battle, Kuwabatake secretly convinces each side to hire him as protection against the other. When they discover his ruse, he's sent to prison, but his master plan is already underway.
Cast
Cast
Toshirô Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa, Isuzu Yamada, Daisuke Katô, Seizaburô Kawazu, Takashi Shimura, Hiroshi Tachikawa, Yosuke Natsuki, Eijirô Tôno
Director
Director
Akira Kurosawa
Genres
Genres
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Rent Central Station on DVD Central Station
Synopsis
Dora (Fernanda Montenegro), who writes letters for illiterate people at Rio de Janeiro's central railroad station, feels compelled to help 9-year-old Josué (Vinicius De Oliveira) locate his estranged father after the child's mother dies in a car accident. This Oscar-nominated drama follows the interplay between Dora and the boy during their journey to Brazil's remote Northeast region, their bond growing ever stronger with each mile logged.
Cast
Cast
Fernanda Montenegro, Marília Pêra, Vinícius de Oliveira, Soia Lira, Othon Bastos, Otávio Augusto, Stela Freitas, Matheus Nachtergaele, Caio Junqueira
Director
Director
Walter Salles
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, Brazil, Portuguese Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent Ong Bak 2: The Beginning on DVD Ong Bak 2: The Beginning
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Tien, the son of Lord Sihadecho -- a murdered nobleman -- is taken under the wing of Chernang, a renowned warrior and leader of the Pha Beek Krut who teaches Tien a variety of deadly fighting styles.
Cast
Cast
Tony Jaa, Sarunyu Wongkrachang, Sorapong Chatree, Primrata Det-Udom, Nirut Sirichanya, Santisuk Promsiri, Patthama Panthong, Supakorn Kitsuwon
Director
Director
Tony Jaa, Panna Rittikrai
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Action & Adventure, Foreign, Martial Arts, Action Thrillers, Foreign Action & Adventure, Thai Language, Thailand
Rent Ma Vie En Rose on DVD Ma Vie En Rose
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Convinced he's a girl trapped in a boy's body, 7-year-old Ludovic (Georges Du Fresne) expresses his true self by regularly donning girls' clothing, putting a strain on his perplexed family -- and, of course, sending shockwaves among his bigoted neighbors. But Ludovic innocently carries on, oblivious to the chaos he's creating. This whimsical Belgian comedy was an international film festival smash and received a Best Foreign Film Golden Globe.
Cast
Cast
Michèle Laroque, Jean-Philippe Ecoffey, Hélène Vincent , Georges Du Fresne, Daniel Hanssens, Laurence Bibot, Jean-Francois Gallotte, Caroline Baehr, Julien Riviere, Marie Bunel
Director
Director
Alain Berliner
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Dramas, French Language, Belgium
Rent Nine Queens on DVD Nine Queens
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Two small-time grifters (Ricardo Darin and Gastón Pauls) endure a series of tense negotiations when they attempt to sell a sheet of counterfeit stamps for a hefty sum, but the process is made more stressful when one of the con men's estranged sister (Leticia Bredice) becomes involved. Fans of American writer David Mamet will appreciate the twists in this Argentinean caper from writer-director Fabián Bielinsky.
Cast
Cast
Ricardo Darín, Gastón Pauls, Leticia Brédice, Jorge Noya, Ignasi Abadal, Tomás Fonzi, Alejandro Awada, Antonio Ugo, Elsa Berenguer, Oscar Nuñez
Director
Director
Fabian Bielinsky
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Foreign, Crime Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Mobster, Foreign Dramas, Spanish Language, Argentina
Rent 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days on DVD 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
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In the last days of communism in Romania, college student Gabita wants to end her unplanned pregnancy. With help from best friend and fellow student Otilia, Gabita seeks an abortion -- which is illegal under the oppressive Ceausescu regime.
Cast
Cast
Anamaria Marinca, Laura Vasiliu, Vlad Ivanov, Alexandru Potocean, Luminita Gheorghiu, Adi Carauleanu
Director
Director
Cristian Mungiu
Genres
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Drama, Foreign, Social Issue Dramas, Indie Dramas, Foreign Dramas, Eastern Europe, Foreign Languages
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 Flowers of War on DVD The Flowers of War
Synopsis
In 1937, as the Japanese army brutally invades the Chinese city of Nanking, an American mortician is trapped inside a western cathedral and vows to protect a group of young schoolgirls and 13 courtesans who are seeking refuge from the soldiers.
Cast
Cast
Christian Bale, Xinyi Zhang, Ni Ni, Tony Dawei, Atsuro Watabe, Paul Schneider, Tianyuan Huang, Shawn Dou, Kefan Cao, Dawei Tong
Director
Director
Yimou Zhang
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, 20th Century Period Pieces, Foreign Dramas, China, Mandarin Language
Rent The Skin I Live In on DVD The Skin I Live In
Synopsis
Brilliant plastic surgeon Robert Ledgard seeks to overcome the grief of his late wife's disfigurement in a fiery car crash by inventing skin that's impervious to injury. But his experiments on a living woman hasten his descent into madness.
Cast
Cast
Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, Jan Cornet, Roberto Alamo, Eduard Fernández, José Luis Gómez, Blanca Suárez, Susi Sánchez
Director
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Thrillers, Foreign Thrillers, Psychological Thrillers, Spanish Language, Spain
Rent Cheeky! on DVD Cheeky!
Synopsis
Italian director Tinto Brass has often been compared to American auteur Russ Meyer for his artfully erotic sex romps, but unlike Meyer, who's obsessed with breasts, Brass focuses his attention on another part of the female anatomy -- the derriere. When the lovely (and scantily clad) Carla (Yuliya Mayarchuk) arrives in London to look for a flat to share with her Venetian boyfriend, men and women alike fall for her considerable charms.
Cast
Cast
Yuliya Mayarchuk, Jarno Berardi, Francesca Nunzi, Max Parodi, Mauro Lorenz, Leila Carli, Vittorio Attene, Antonio Salines, Chiara Gobbato, Remo Pizzaroni, Mauro Sangiorgi, Alberto Passone
Director
Director
Tinto Brass
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign Comedies, Italian Language, Italy
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