The MoFo Top 100 Foreign Language Film Countdown

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Two animated films means I'm unlikely to have seen them. Two animated foregin films make it even less likely. Not seen either, don't care to see either, but I'm sure they're fine if you like that sort of thing.
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They are fine but I still only see two. Was #99 removed for some reason?
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They are fine but I still only see two. Was #99 removed for some reason?
Aye:

OK, this is embarrassing but I think I made a mistake on the list. There are so many ties that have to be broken manually and I'm afraid I have written down the wrong film at #99. I am going to triple check the ties and placements again, sorry!



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"How many of the top 100 will be animated movies?"

2
Oh! I thought the question was 'how many animated movies at the top of the 100 list?'

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101 & 100 looking perfect now on Brave.



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I'll agree to Porco Rosso being B-tier Ghibli/Miyazaki, but considering how good the A-tier is that's still very good. I'd certainly rank it fairly high in that regard even if it doesn't necessarily crack a top 25.

Paprika is definitely the better film and I get the feeling it's not going to be the only Kon film on the list, which would not be without reason. Still did not vote for it, though.
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57 points, 3 lists
99. Kiki's Delivery Service


Director

Hayao Miyazaki, 1989

Starring

Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma, Kappei Yamaguchi, Keiko Toda









57 points, 3 lists
98.The Return


Director

Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003

Starring

Vladimir Garin, Konstantin Lavronenko, Nataliya Vdovina, Ivan Dobronravov









57 points, 4 lists
97. Nights of Cabiria


Director

Federico Fellini, 1957

Starring

Giulietta Masina, Francois Perrier, Franca Marzi, Amedeo Nazzari






I've seen everything except for Nights of Cabiria so far and I've at least liked them all with my favorite of the bunch being Porco Rosso. Didn't vote for any of them.



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OK, sorry about the confusion yesterday. I had gone from the automated list which doesn't take account of ties, and there are actually 6 different films on 57 points.

Nights of Cabiria is now restored in its rightful place slightly higher at #97.

I wish I had got it right yesterday, I could have had you all wondering whether it was going to be an entirely animated countdown



Porco losing out to Kiki's is disappointing. Kiki's is good but I love Porco Rosso.



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I've seen Porco Rosso, Paprika and Kiki's Delivery Service. I didn't really like Paprika and don't really have strong feelings about the other two. I have never seen Nights of Cabiria but I'm not sure why. I am ashamed I've still never seen The Return although I have had the dvd for a number of years.



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I didn't vote for Kiki for the tourney, but our family loved it so much we named our Akita puppy Kiki a few years ago. It's a clear
.

The Return is Zvyagintsev's best, a tense, ominous tale of survival. I also rate it
.

Still no votes from me.
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Seen neither, voted for both neither

Seen: 1/4 (Own: 1/4)


Faildictions ((バージョン 1.0):
96. Le coup de foudre de Titfield (1953)
95. Ordet (1955)



Wyldesyde19
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Kiki’s Delivery Sevice is a surprise entrant. Good, not great, for me.
I haven’t watched The Return yet, but it is nominated for he Russian HOF I’m currently in, so I’ll be getting to it soon.

Surprise entrants so far, with Nights being the only one I really expected, although I figured Paprika had a shot.

3 out of 4 seen so far.



mark f
Bright light. Bright light. Uh oh.
Faildictions ((バージョン 1.0):
96. Le coup de foudre de Titfield (1953)
You have to get Titfield in every tourney.



You have to get Titfield in every tourney.
Hey, this is the special Google international version though



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The Return and N O Cabiria are 2 superb films. Really glad to see both in, especially The Return which is a nice surprise.

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