World Cinema has, well, a world of film to offer you. English language films are all well and good but to enjoy the full wealth and variety of cinema you need broad horizons. Here you'll find all our World Cinema films organised by country and region, each with an introduction and recommended DVDs.
Pawel Pawlikowski, 2013
Pawel Pawlikowski directs this award-winning Polish drama set in a convent in the 1960s. When Ann...
Ingmar Bergman, 1966
Persona is for many Bergman's finest moment. In it, he explores the tense, competitive relationsh...
Jean-Luc Godard, 1963
Le Mepris is a stately, elegant and seductive tale of ideals and compromise. Fritz Lang wants to ...
Paolo Sorrentino, 2001-13
Five films from the Italian director: The Great Beauty (2013), Il Divo (2008), Th...
Claude Berri, 1986
A pairing of Claude Berri's two famed adaptations from Marcel Pagnol's story of g...
Robert Bresson, 1959
An undisputed masterpiece of cinema from Robert Bresson in which a young man is driven by his sel...
François Truffaut, 1983
Collection of eight films directed by François Truffaut. In 'Shoot the Pianist' (...
Michelangelo Antonioni, 1960
The landmark first film in a loose trilogy which also comprises La Notte and L'Eclisse. A woman g...
Roberto Rossellini, 1949
Roberto Rossellini's 1950 classic of neo-realism, Stromboli stars Ingrid Bergman as Karin, a disp...
Jacques Tati, 1971
Trafic was Jacques Tati's final outing as the bumbling, amiable Monsieur Hulot, one of cinema’s m...
Jules Dassin, 1955
Jules Dassin's classic French film noir, acknowledged as the inspiration for many modern-day crim...
Edgar Reitz, 1984
Five years in the making, Heimat is one of the most compelling and highly praised...