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Best Foreign Movies around Christmas

On Christmas holiday, many people are willing to stay indoors more to have some indoor activities, such as watching movies with family. Here, a bunch of best foreign movies around Christmas can keep you occupied.

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There're many fantastic foreign language movies, such as Winter Sleep, the Golden Palm winner at the 67th Cannes Film Festival. Are there any great foreign movies around Christmas? When the foreign films, if any, are released in USA? And can I watch the foreign movies online or download them to my iPhone, iPad or other mobiles? All questions will be answered one by one.

No.1 Best Foreign Movie around Christmas - Die geliebten Schwestern(Beloved Sisters)

Country: Germany
Language: German
Director: Dominik Graf

Plot: Two sisters named Caroline and Charlotte vow to share everything. When both of them fall in love with Schiller, a controversial young poet and playwright, they decide to share their love with Schiller...
Watch it because: Its premiere is in the competition section of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival and it has been selected as the German entry to compete for Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards.

No.2 Best Foreign Movie around Christmas - Deux jours, une nuit (Two Days, One Night)

Country: Belgium, Italy & France
Language: French
Director: Luc Dardenne, Jean-Pierre Dardenne

Plot: A young mother Sandra discovers that her 16 co-workers have determined to make Sandra redundant to get monetary bonus. And then she must make use of a weekend to persuade her colleagues to reject the bonus and keep her job.
Watch it because: This is another entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards. And it once competed for the Golden Palm at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and won the Sydney Film Prize at the Sydney Film Festival.

No. 3 Best Foreign Movie around Christmas - Mommy

Country: Canada
Language: French
Director: Xavier Dolan

Plot: Diane Després is a windowed single mother. It is very difficult for her to raise her troubled and violent son until her mysterious neighbor Kyla comes to help.
Watch it because: This foreign movie won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Like the first two foreign movies, it is also one of the Best Foreign Language Film entrants at the 87th Academy Awards.

No. 4 Best Foreign Movie around Christmas - Song of the Sea

Country: Ireland
Language: Irish, English
Director: Tomm Moore

Plot: This animated movie follows young Ben and his little sister Saoirse on a fantastic journey. Saoirse is the last of the selkies. She holds the power to bring the ancient stories their mother told them to life. To keep these tales alive, Saoirse needs to find her voice, and Ben needs to overcome his deepest fears.
Watch it because: This foreign movie has received many highly positive reviews. According to Hollywood Reporter, "Song of the Sea is another satisfying smack in the face of computer-generated 3D animation from Irish director Tomm Moore, after his earlier, Oscar-nominated The Secret of Kells.

No. 5 Best Foreign Movie around Christmas - Zero Motivation

Country: Israel
Language: Hebrew
Director: Talya Lavie

Plot: A group of young female soldiers working at a remote desert base. Every day, they do chores and play computer games to pass the time. And all of them are looking forward to returning to civilian life.
Watch it because: Opinions to friendship, love and country are perfectly handled with humor and sharp-edged wit. And it has got 8 wins and 6 nominations at the Israeli Film Academy Award.


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Kaley Torres is a self-motivated, creative editor with eight years of marketing and SEO experience, specializing in writing on DVD, video, audio, images, new digital contents etc. With a partiality DVD collection, Kaley also enjoys digitizing DVD and is keen to share her DVD video conversion solutions as well as video sharing tips on social media.

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