Best-Reviewed Foreign Language Movies 2015

 

#1

Timbuktu (2015)
99%

#1
Adjusted Score: 102.809%
Critics Consensus: Gracefully assembled and ultimately disquieting, Timbuktu is a timely film with a powerful message.
Synopsis: Not far from the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, proud cattle herder Kidane (Ibrahim... [More]
Directed By: Abderrahmane Sissako

#2
Adjusted Score: 102.053%
Critics Consensus: On paper, GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem might seem less than thrilling, but on the screen, it delivers two hours of nonstop, tightly wound, brilliantly acted drama.
Synopsis: An Israeli woman (Ronit Elkabetz) seeking to finalize her divorce from her cruel and manipulative husband finds herself effectively put... [More]

#3

Phoenix (2015)
98%

#3
Adjusted Score: 102.018%
Critics Consensus: Tense, complex, and drenched in atmosphere, Phoenix is a well-acted, smartly crafted war drama that finds writer-director Christian Petzold working at peak power.
Synopsis: A spellbinding mystery of identity, illusion, and deception unfolds against the turmoil of post-World War II Germany in the stunning... [More]
Directed By: Christian Petzold

#4

About Elly (2015)
99%

#4
Adjusted Score: 100.843%
Critics Consensus: About Elly offers viewers performances as powerful as its thought-provoking ideas, and adds another strong entry to Asghar Farhadi's impressive filmography.
Synopsis: From the Academy Award winning director of A SEPARATION comes this gripping mystery set among a group of old friends... [More]
Directed By: Asghar Farhadi

#5
#5
Adjusted Score: 100.227%
Critics Consensus: The Look of Silence delivers a less shocking -- yet just as terribly compelling -- companion piece to Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act of Killing.
Synopsis: Through Joshua Oppenheimer's work filming perpetrators of the Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered... [More]
Directed By: Joshua Oppenheimer

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