To watch films from around the world expose you to world cinema. In addition, the epidemic has limited our ability to travel worldwide and engage with people from various cultures, but movies provide a fantastic escape for anyone willing to turn on the subtitles. In addition to this, Amazon Prime Video has helped to watch films worldwide.
Below are some stunning foreign films that are available on Amazon Prime Video.
1. Portrait Of A Lady On Fire (2019)
Director- Celine Sciamma
Marianne is hired to paint Hélose, a young woman who has recently left the convent, for her wedding portrait in 1760 France. Marianne arrives under the idea of the company to observe Hélose during the day and surreptitiously paint her by firelight at night because she is a reluctant bride-to-be. Attraction and intimacy emerge between the two ladies as they enjoy Hélose’s first moments of freedom. Hélose’s portrait quickly becomes a collaborative expression of affection and a monument to their relationship.
2. A Separation (2011)
Director- Asghar Farhadi
Simin wants the family to go overseas so that their lone daughter, Termeh, has better opportunities in life. Nader, on the other hand, is adamant about staying in Iran to care for his Alzheimer’s-affected father. The pair is left with only one option: divorce. However, the implications may be far worse than they could have imagined.
3. Burning (2018)
Director- Lee Chang-Dong
Jongsu, a deliveryman, is on his way to work when he bumps across Haemi, a girl who used to reside in his neighborhood. She asks him to care about her cat while she goes on a trip to Africa. When she returns, she introduces Jongsu to Ben, an enigmatic young guy she met on her vacation. Ben tells Jongsu about his strangest interest one day.
4. Amour (2012)
Director- Michael Haneke
Georges and Anne are retired music professors in their nineties who are enjoying life. However, Anne suffers a stroke while eating breakfast, and their lives will never be the same again. As Georges tries to care for Anne at home as she wishes, that incident begins Anne’s harrowingly precipitous bodily and mental deterioration. Even when their lives and careers bear fruit, the couple’s ambitions for dignity prove a dispiriting fight, especially as their daughter becomes involved in the conflict. In the end, George is forced to make some key decisions for them both, with his love struggling against his own exhaustion and diminished prospects on top of Anne’s.
5. City Of God (2002)
Director(s)- Fernando Meirelles, Katia Lund
“City of God,” set in a lawless slum in Rio de Janeiro, follows the story of Rocket, an ambitious photographer waiting for his big break so he may finally leave the dangerous area. Rocket’s life as a young boy, from dealing with his law-breaking brother and his gang to his teen years as a pseudo hippie, is chronicled in the film. As the degree of crime rises, Rocket realizes that his specialization as a photographer is his only way of remaining honest. Rocket’s job will take him on his most dangerous mission yet, with a psychopathic criminal named “Lil Ze” attempting to take over the slum.
6. Incendies (2010)
Director- Denis Villeneuve
When Jeanne and Simon, twin siblings, are called before a notary for the reading of their mother Nawal’s will, long-buried secrets are about to be revealed. Suddenly, Jeanne is required to send a sealed letter to a father she has never met, somewhere in the Middle East; similarly, Simon is required to convey an equally vital message to an unknown brother the twins are unaware of. One is adamant about discovering the truth, while the other is hesitant. However, a promise is a promise, and the siblings will never find peace unless they journey to their mother’s birthplace.