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MORE FOREIGN GREATS

A short-list of more foreign greats that may have got past you. I hope you enjoy.

OMAR

In 2005 I watched a film called “Paradise Now”. The story of two best friends who were recruited to carry out a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv. To say the film was good would be an understatement. The film was remarkable and I can easily say it’s in my top movies of all time. So this is a new film from “Paradise Now” director Henry Abu-Assad.

The film deals with the relationship between two people in a war-torn country.

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THE ATTORNEY

I noticed this movie a few weeks ago when I was checking the Korean box-office. This was number one and was beating huge films such as “Lord Of The Rings”.

I am a huge fan of Korean cinema but I can honestly say that I’ve never watched any sort of courtroom drama. If the reviews are anything to go by , I don’t have a doubt in my mind that this will be one of the finest films of 2014.

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A HIJACKING

Ok, so first things first: Somali pirates have kidnapped and taken hostage more people than Captain Phillips. The first thing I thought when I saw the trailer for this was that it really looked like “Captain Phillips”. I thought that I was looking at a carbon copy. Then I realised that this film was released before. Anyway, I enjoyed Captain Phillips but I was very much aware d I was watching no other than a Hollywood adaptation of actual events. “A Hijacking” has got universal praise and I’m sure if you liked “captain phillips” (which was great) then I’d highly recommend hunting this one out.

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