Foreign-Language Oscar Winners

Foreign-Language Oscar Winners

25 Episodes

A cross section of the last seven decades of international cinema, this lineup of past winners of the Academy Award for best foreign-language film includes masterpieces by titans like Akira Kurosawa, Federico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman, and Luis Buñuel; high-water marks of the Czechoslovak New Wave; a Soviet epic of unparalleled scale; and, of course, a handful of left-field surprises (it is the Academy Awards, after all). 

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Foreign-Language Oscar Winners
  • The Great Beauty

    Episode 1

    Directed by Paolo Sorrentino • 2013 • Italy
    Starring Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli

    For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome. Since the legendary success of his only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in t...