|The Intouchables (France)|
An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust, and human possibility. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicapped millionaire and his street-smart ex-con caretaker, The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common.
|Benda Bilili! (Congo)|
A mother desperately tries to overturn her son's murder conviction, find the killer who set him up, and have him released from prison. MPAA Rating: R; for language, some sexual content, violence and drug use.
An arrogant British Army captain forces a bet on a group of farmers. If they can win a cricket match against the army team, they will not have to pay the tax called lagaan for three years.
|Schultze Gets the Blues (Germany)|
What foreign films have you enjoyed?
And in case you DO want to check on the Best Books of 2014, here are links to the lists:
New York Times
Wall Street Journal
What do you think of the 2014 best books lists? DO you have a favorite book from 2014 that you want to share?