A few days ago, The Philadelphia Inquirer‘s film critic, Carrie Rickey, wrote an article claiming that Americans are watching fewer and fewer foreign films — a fact that seems inconceivable following a year that brought us cinematic gems like Un Prophète and Fish Tank. To remedy this decline in international film viewing, we’ve put together a list of eight upcoming foreign films you’ll want to catch once they find their way to American art houses. Consider it your civic duty to bring a friend.
A woman is kidnapped. The ransom price is set. Alliances are made — then they are broken. In what looks to be a tightly woven thriller with few characters and several plot twists, The Disappearance of Alice Creed is set to be a film both critics and fans can agree on.