Academy Awards: Best Foreign Language Film - Blu-ray Movie Awards

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Award Year: 2014

The Broken Circle Breakdown (2012)

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Elise is a tattoo artist and religiously devout, while Didier is an atheist banjo player in a bluegrass band, but the two fall instantly in love. Years later, when their daughter becomes ill, the crisis brings new challenges to their relationship.

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The Hunt (2012)

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The Hunt 2013-12-10 2013-12-10 2014-01-09

A 2014 Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, this story centers on Lucas, a beloved teacher who faces unfounded pedophilia accusations from a student -- and the venom of his community.

a.k.a. Die Jagd
Jagten
La caza
La Chasse
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The Missing Picture (2013)

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In the film version of his harrowing memoir, director Rithy Panh uses ceramic figures to represent the Cambodian masses murdered in the 1970s. Panh's painful memories include the loss of his parents and sisters in one of history's darkest episodes.

a.k.a. L'Image manquante
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Omar (2013)

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With his girlfriend, Nadia, living on the other side of an Israeli-built boundary wall, young Palestinian Omar regularly scales it to visit her. But he faces even greater obstacles after a lethal confrontation with an Israeli soldier.

a.k.a. عمر
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Award Year: 2013


Kon-Tiki (2012)

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Kon-Tiki 2013-08-27 2013-08-27 2013-10-26

No (2012)

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In this engaging drama from Chile, Gael García Bernal portrays René Saavedra, a hot-shot ad executive who creates a controversial media campaign opposing military dictator Augusto Pinochet during the referendum on his presidency in 1988.

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A Royal Affair (2012)

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A Royal Affair 2013-03-26 2013-03-26 2013-04-25

In 18th-century Denmark, the unstable King Christian VII neglects his young queen, Mathilde, who falls in love with his German physician, Struensee, an intellectual whose advocation of reform transforms the country but brings about his own downfall.

a.k.a. Die Königin und der Leibarzt
En kongelig affære
Liaison royale
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Award Year: 2012

Bullhead (2011)

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Bullhead 2012-06-26 2012-06-26 2012-07-26

Tortured by his past and despairing of his stultifying present life, Belgian cattle farmer Jacky becomes entangled in a violent web of deceit involving local mobsters and determined policemen after he uses illegal growth hormones on his herd.

a.k.a. Rundskop
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Footnote (2011)

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Long-buried tensions erupt in this witty drama, which follows the strained relationship between a reserved Talmudic scholar and his ambitious son -- both professors at the same university -- when the father wins a prestigious award the son covets.

a.k.a. Hearat Shulayim
הערת שוליים
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In Darkness (2011)

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Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

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Monsieur Lazhar 2012-08-28 2012-08-28 2012-10-27

When an Algerian immigrant seeking asylum in Montreal takes a job replacing an elementary school teacher who committed suicide, he finds that his own secret, tragic background enables him to help the children deal with their loss.

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A Separation (2011)

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An Iranian husband and wife split up over his decision to stay and care for his aging father instead of leaving the country with his family. But his fateful choice to hire a stranger to do most of the caretaking breeds unexpected consequences.

a.k.a. Jodaeiye Nader az Simin
Nader und Simin - Eine Trennung
Nader y Simin, una separación
Une séparation
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Award Year: 2011


Dogtooth (2009)

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Dogtooth 2011-03-29 2011-01-25 2012-07-25

Homeschooled siblings who grow up cut off from society create an idyllic alternate universe, which is shattered when their father lets in an outsider.

a.k.a. Kynodontas
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In a Better World (2010)

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With his father working abroad, bullied Elias finds solace in a budding friendship with a volatile new student. But the boys' shared revenge only seems to invite more violence in this drama about the interplay between two dysfunctional families.

a.k.a. Hævnen
In einer besseren Welt
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Incendies (2010)

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When their mother's will implores them to deliver letters to the father they thought was dead and a brother they never knew about, twins Jeanne and Simon journey to the Middle East and attempt to reconstruct their family's hidden history.

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Outside the Law (2010)

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Outside the Law 2011-08-02 2011-08-02 2011-08-02

Award Year: 2010

Ajami (2009)

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Ajami 2010-08-24 2010-08-24 2012-05-04

Five stories highlight the gritty reality of life in Jaffa, Israel, where differences in ethnicity and religion constantly threaten to boil over.

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The Milk of Sorrow (2009)

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The Milk of Sorrow - 2010-12-07 2011-01-25

Always protecting her sexuality, Fausta has a pathological fear contracted from her mother's breast milk. She embarks on a journey that may free her.

a.k.a. La teta asustada
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A Prophet (2009)

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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.

a.k.a. Un prophète
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The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

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The White Ribbon (2009)

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A year before World War I, a series of strange and brutal pranks threaten to shatter a northern German town's orderly existence. But the residents' response may have even more disturbing implications for the future. Celebrated Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke helms this Golden Globe-winning, sumptuously photographed black-and-white drama that stars Susanne Lothar, Ulrich Tukur and Theo Trebs.

a.k.a. Das weisse Band
Il nastro bianco
Le Ruban blanc
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Award Year: 2009



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