Cannes Film Festival 2012

cannes film festival 2012The 65th Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) runs from 16th – 27th May 2012. Cannes is a glamorous and trendy resort on the Côte d’Azur, France. The annual Cannes Film Festival is a local film festival and one of the biggest and most prestigious showcases of the world’s best film-making.

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Cannes Film Festival 2011

Cannes Film Festival 2011The 64th Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) runs from 11th – 22nd May 2011. Cannes: not your average seaside resort but a beautiful, trendy resort on the Cote d’Azur, France no less. The Cannes Film Festival: not your average local film festival, but one of the biggest and most prestigious showcases of the world’s best film-making. [Read more…]

Lions at the Venice Film Festival

The ‘Lions’ will come out again at the 66th Venice Film Festival (La Biennale di Venezia) in Italy between 2 and 12 September 2009. The ‘Lions’ are the Lion Awards given to the films within different categories at this prestigious film event. The Golden Lion is given for Best Film.  [Read more…]

Montreal Film Festival 2009

The Montreal Film Festival in Canada takes place between 27th August and 7th September 09.  

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The BAFTA Awards 2009

The BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) are major awards in Great Britain given to those within the film and television industry.   On a very cold London night on Sunday 8 February 2009, the highly-acclaimed film Slumdog Millionaire directed by Danny Boyle won Best Film, Best Director, Best Adapated Screenplay, Best Music, Best Cinematography, Best Editing and Best Sound. [Read more…]

World Cinema

Watching a foreign language movie is a great way to learn a new language, improve existing language skills and to find out about a foreign country and its culture. Buy a DVD in a foreign language and you can choose both the language you watch in and the language of the subtitles. You’ll be amazed at how much you can already understand. Film is a great language learning resource and makes a great gift too. Motivate yourself with a movie!


Our top 10 foreign language films

01 Downfall German
02 House of the Flying Dagger Chinese
03 Motorcycle Diaries Spanish
04 Amelie French
05 Il Postino Italian
06 Life is Beautiful Italian
07 Y Tu Mama Tambien Spanish
08 Delicatessen French
09 Spirited Away Japanese
10 Manon des Sources French


Foreign language movies by language

We have selected the most popular foreign language movies for you:

Chinese language movies
English language movies
French language movies
German language movies
Hindi language movies
Italian language movies
Japanese language movies
Spanish language movies
Other foreign language movies


Foreign language film reviews

This is where we tell you what we really think about foreign language films on language advantage! We’ve picked out a selection of our favourite foreign language movies and written a short review of each. They are all very different, but excellent viewing – and of course will motivate you to get the language advantage.

Chinese language film reviews
French language film reviews
German language film reviews
Hindi language film reviews
Italian language film reviews
Japanese language film reviews
Spanish language film reviews
Film reviews in other languages


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