Friday, Jun 11, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by Empire
Empire (11 June 2010)

“As the World Cup kicks off in South Africa, now’s the time to celebrate the great breadth of world cinema out there. From Brazil to Japan to France and Senegal, from Neo-Realism to Dogme to J-horror, we’ve compiled a list of the very best films not in the English language (note: features, not documentaries). So rustle up some sushi, strike up a gauloise and make sure you’ve locked your bicycle as we count down the top 100…”

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