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November 7, 2013 10:08 AM
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The Best Foreign Language Feature Films of 2013, According to Members of the Criticwire Network: 'No,' 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' And More

"The Hunt."

11. The Hunt (Film Page), directed by Thomas Vinterberg (2012 Cannes Film Festival; July 2013 theatrical release)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (59 grades)

12. Blancanieves (Film Page), directed by Pablo Berger (2012 Toronto International Film Festival; February 2013 theatrical release)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (39 grades)

12. Fill the Void (Film Page), directed by Rama Burshtein (2012 Venice Film Festival; May 2013 theatrical release)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (39 grades)

13. A Hijacking (Film Page), directed by Tobias Lindholm (2012 Venice Film Festival; June 2013 theatrical release)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (38 grades)

14. Lore (Film Page), directed by Cate Shortland (2012 Sydney Film Festival; February 2013 theatrical release)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (37 grades)

15. In the House (Film Page), directed by Francois Ozon (2012 Toronto International Film Festival; April 2013 theatrical release)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (36 grades)

15. War Witch (Film Page), directed by Kim Nguyen (2012 Berlinale; March 2013 VOD/theatrical release)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (36 grades) 

16. Our Children (Film Page), directed by Joachim Lafosse (2012 Cannes Film Festival; August 2013 theatrical release)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (28 grades)

17. I Killed My Mother (Film Page), directed by Xavier Dolan (2009 Cannes Film Festival; March 2013 theatrical release)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (25 grades)

18. Augustine (Film Page), directed by Alice Winocour (2012 Cannes Film Festival; May 2013 release date)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (19 grades)

18. The Broken Circle Breakdown (Film Page), directed by Felix Van Groeningen (2013 Berlinale; November 2013 release date)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (19 grades)

18. Hannah Arendt (Film Page), directed by Margarethe Von Trotta (2012 Toronto International Film Festival; May 2013 theatrical release)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (19 grades)

19. From Up On Poppy Hill (Film Page), directed by Gorō Miyazaki (2011 release (Japan); March 2013 release date (English-language version))

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (18 grades)

20. In the Fog (Film Page), directed by Sergei Loznitsa (2012 Cannes Film Festival; July 2013 release date)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (16 grades)

21. Graceland (Film Page), directed by Ron Morales (2012 Tribeca Film Festival; April 2013 release date)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (15 grades)

21. Night Across the Street (Film Page), directed by Raúl Ruiz (2012 Cannes Film Festival; July 2013 DVD release date)

Average Criticwire Rating: B+ (15 grades)

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4 Comments

  • BrazilianMovies | November 8, 2013 11:18 AMReply

    Paulina Garcia deserves the Oscar for her wonderful performance in Gloria.

  • guz | November 7, 2013 12:40 PMReply

    Good selection guys

  • J | November 7, 2013 12:31 PMReply

    What about the hunt?!

  • Eric | November 7, 2013 3:06 PM

    See page 2.