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The best non-English language films of 2019

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  1. tomf
    Check the detail for a full listing with links, plot, etc. Its silly to have a list like this broken up over four pages. Parasite (기생충) (2019) - All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take...
    Check the detail for a full listing with links, plot, etc. Its silly to have a list like this broken up over four pages.
    • Parasite (기생충) (2019) - All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident. (KO (한국어/조선말), Comedy, Drama, Thriller)
    • Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) - On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman. (FR (Italiano, Français), Drama, Romance)
    • Aniara (2018) - A spaceship carrying settlers to Mars is knocked off course, causing the consumption-obsessed passengers to consider their place in the universe. (SV (svenska), Drama, Sci-Fi)
    • Too Late to Die Young (Tarde para morir joven) (2018) - Democracy comes back to Chile during the summer of 1990. In an isolated community, Sofía (16), Lucas (16) and Clara (10), face their first loves and fears, while preparing for New Year's ... (ES (Español), Drama)
    • Platform, The (El hoyo) (2019) - A vertical prison with one cell per level. Two people per cell. One only food platform and two minutes per day to feed from up to down. An endless nightmare trapped in The Pit. (ES (Español), Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller)
    • Transit (2018) - A man attempting to escape Nazi-occupied France falls in love with the wife of a dead author whose identity he has assumed. (DE (Deutsch, Français), Drama, Sci-Fi)
    • I Lost My Body (J’ai perdu mon corps) (2019) - A story of Naoufel, a young man who is in love with Gabrielle. In another part of town, a severed hand escapes from a dissection lab, determined to find its body again. (FR (Français), Animation, Drama, Fantasy)
    • Asako I & II (寝ても覚めても) (2018) - Asako lives in Osaka. She falls in love with Baku, a free-spirit. One day, Baku suddenly disappears. Two years later, Asako now lives in Tokyo and meets Ryohei. He looks just like Baku, but has a completely different personality. (JA (日本語), Drama, Romance)
    • Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð) (2018) - Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers. (IS (English, Íslenska, Español, Український), Adventure, Comedy, Drama)
    • Ash Is Purest White (江湖儿女) (2018) - A story of violent love within a time frame spanning from 2001 to 2017. (ZH (普通话), Crime, Drama, Romance)
    • Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) (2018) - During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture. (ES (Español, English), Crime, Drama)
    • Atlantics (2019) - In a popular suburb of Dakar, workers on the construction site of a futuristic tower, without pay for months, decide to leave the country by the ocean for a better future. Among them is Souleiman, the lover of Ada, promised to another. (FR (English, Français, Wolof), Drama)
    • Incredible Shrinking Wknd, The (El increíble finde menguante) (2018) - It's not a loop, it's a countdown: Alba is trapped in her weekend, forced to relive it over and over again, but each repetition gets a bit shorter. (ES (Español), Drama)
    • Monos (2019) - On a remote mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow. (ES (English, Español), Drama, Thriller)
    • Sharks, The (Los tiburones) (2019) - Two young lovers embark on a relationship while a rumor of sharks at the beach has everyone talking. (ES (Español), Drama)
    • Varda by Agnès (2019) - Agnès Varda, photographer, installation artist and pioneer of the Nouvelle Vague, is an institution of French cinema. Taking a seat on a theatre stage, she uses photos and film excerpts to provide an insight into her unorthodox oeuvre. (FR (Français), Documentary, Biography)
    • Mystery of the Night (Misterio de la Noche) (2019) - 1900 colonial Philippines. During the time of Spanish tyranny and oppression, a woman raised in the enchanted woods by nymphs experiences love for the first time from a man from town. When she is later betrayed and experiences heartbreak, hell hath no fury indeed like a woman scorned as she transforms into the mythical aswang out to avenge her pain and let the man suffer forever. (EN (English), Fantasy, Horror)
    • Belonging (Aidiyet) (2019) - A man reconstructs the murder of his future mother-in-law. Acting on the wishes of her daughter, his lover, he hired a contract killer to murder her because she opposed their relationship. (TR (Türkçe), Crime, Drama, Romance)
    • Sunset (Napszállta) (2018) - A young girl grows up to become a strong and fearless woman in Budapest before World War I. (HU (Magyar), Drama, Mystery)
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