International Movies Every Photographer Must Watch -Part 1

We are just too pumped to present to you a list of 120 best international movies every photographer must watch and you should add to your watchlist right now! Through generations, Cinema has inspired our lives to dream, to think, create, to inspire, to entertain, to guide, to influence, and even bring a revolution. Since the time of its inception, Cinema has been in our emotions. Films are our love, our refuge, our escape. Lay your hands on this super-awesome selection of the most brilliant films ever made that will inspire you to be an amazing photographer.

Here’s Part 1, from our collection of international movies every photographer must watch not in a particular order. This selection contains some fabulous films from the fiction genre. ( Honestly, this is a treasure trove, so bookmark this post! )

Let this extraordinary journey begin.

1. Ida ( Spanish )

Poland, 1962. Anna, an orphan brought up by nuns in the convent, is a novice. She has to see Wanda, the only living relative, before she takes her vows. Wanda tells Anna about her Jewish roots. Both women start a journey not only to find their family’s tragic story, but to see who they really are and where they belong. They question what they used to believe in.
Director: Pawel Pawlikawski
Production Companies: Panel+Polska , Danish Film institute , Eurimages
Cinematographers: Lukasz Zal, Ryszard Lenczewski

2. El Sur ( Spanish )

The movie tells a melancholic story of a little girl who is living in a city in the north of Spain. She is fascinated by the secrets of the south which seem to be hidden in the personality of her father. One of our most favorite International movies that every photographer must watch.
Director: Victor Erice
Producer: Elias Querejeta
Cinematographer: Jose Luis Alcaine

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3. Barry Lyndon ( English )

In the eighteenth century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry (Ryan O’Neal) is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady (Gay Hamilton). When Nora gets engaged to British Captain John Quin (Leonard Rossiter), Barry challenges him to a duel of pistols. He wins and escapes to Dublin, but is robbed on the road. Without an alternative, Barry joins the British Army to fight in the Seven Years War. He deserts and is forced to join the Prussian Army, where he saves the life of his Captain and becomes his protégé and spy of Irish gambler Chevalier de Balibari (Patrick Magee). He helps Chevalier and becomes his associate until he decides to marry the wealthy Lady Lyndon (Marisa Berenson). They move to England and Barry, in his obsession of nobility, dissipates her fortune and makes a dangerous and revengeful enemy. 
Director : Stanley Kubrick
Production Companies: Hawk Films , Peregrine Productions
Cinematographer: John Alcott

4. Love ( English )

Murphy is an American cinema school student, living in Paris. He had a French girlfriend, called Electra, whom he dated for two years. One day, they met and had a no-strings-attached threesome with another woman, a young blonde Danish teenager named Omi, as a way to add some excitement to their love life. But later, he had sex with her behind Electra’s back, as a result of which Omi became pregnant. This unplanned pregnancy ended the relationship between Murphy and Electra on a horrible note, and it forced Murphy to marry Omi. In one morning, Electra’s mother, Nora, phones him to ask if he’s heard from Electra, because she hasn’t heard from her for three months, and given her daughter’s suicidal tendencies. For the rest of this day, he recalls his past two years with Electra in a series of fragmented, nonlinear flashbacks; how they first met in Paris, their quick hookup, and their lives over the next two years which is filled with drug abuse, rough sex and tender moments. One of our most favorite International movies that every photographer must watch.
Director: Gasper Noe
Production Companies : RT Pictures , Wild Bunch, Rectangle Productions, Les Cinemas De La Zone
Cinematographer: Benoit Debie

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5. Portrait of a Lady on Fire ( French/Italian)

In 18th century France a young painter, Marianne, is commissioned to do the wedding portrait of Héloïse without her knowing. Therefore, Marianne must observe her model by day to paint her portrait at night. Day by day, the two women become closer as they share Héloïse’s last moments of freedom before the impending wedding.
Director : Celine Sciamma
Production Companies: Lilies Films
Cinematographer : Claire Mathon

6. Blade Runner 2049 ( English )

Thirty years after the events of Blade Runner (1982), a new Blade Runner, L.A.P.D. Officer “K” (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former L.A.P.D. Blade Runner, who has been missing for thirty years. One of our most favorite International movies that every photographer must watch.
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Production Companies: Alcon Entertainment
Cinematographer : Roger Deakins

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7. Only Lovers Left Alive ( English )

Adam (Tom Hiddleston), an underground musician, reunites with his lover for centuries (Tilda Swinton) after he becomes depressed and tired with the direction human society has taken. Their love is interrupted and tested by her wild and uncontrollable little sister (Mia Wasikowska). One of our most favorite International movies that every photographer must watch.
Director: Jim Jarmusch
Production Companies: Recorded Picture Company , Pandora Film
Cinematographer: Yorick Le Saux

8. Maborosi ( Japanese )

A young woman’s husband apparently commits suicide without warning or reason, leaving behind his wife and infant. Yumiko remarries and moves from Osaka to a small fishing village, yet continues to search for meaning in a lonely world.
Director: Hirokadu Kore-ada
Producer: Naoe Gozu
Cinematographer: Masao Nakabori

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9. The Tree of Life ( English )

The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father (Brad Pitt). Jack (played as an adult by Sean Penn) finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith. 
Director: Terence Mallick
Production Companies : RiverRoad Entertainment , Plan B Entertainment
Cinematography : Emmanuel Lubezki

10. The Scent of Green Papaya ( Vietnamese )

A little girl, Mui, went to a house as a new servant. The mother still mourns the death of her daughter, who would have been Mui’s age. In her mind she treated Mui as her daughter. 10 years later Mui (now a young woman) was sent to another family, a young pianist and his fiancee. The musician fell in love with the peasant, he taught her literacy, and they eventually married. A movie about a girl’s life. One of our most favorite International movies that every photographer must watch.
Director: Tran Anh Hung
Producer: Christophe Rossignon
Cinematography : Benoit Delhomme

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11. Landscape in the Mist ( Greek )

Road movie about two children (Voula and Alexandre) searching for their father who is supposed to live in Germany. Their obsession for this father figure will take them to the boundaries between childhood and adolescence. One of our most favorite International movies that every photographer must watch.
Director : Theo Angelopoulos
Production Companies: Th. Angelopoulos , Paradis Films , ET1, Basicinematografica
Cinematography : Giorgos Arvanitis

12. Persona ( Swedish )

A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma speaks to Elisabeth constantly, never receiving any answer. Alma eventually confesses her secrets to a seemingly sympathetic Elisabeth and finds that her own personality is being submerged into Elisabeth’s persona. 
Director: Ingmar Bergman
Production Company: ‎AB Svensk Filmindustri
Cinematography : Sven Nykvist

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13. Paris,Texas ( English )

A man wanders out of the desert after a four year absence. His brother finds him, and together they return to L.A. to reunite the man with his young son. Soon after, he and the boy set out to locate the mother of the child, who left shortly after the man disappeared. One of our most favorite International movies that every photographer must watch.
Director: Wim Wenders
Production Companies: Road Movies , Argos Films S.A. , Filmproduktion GmbH
Cinematography : Robby Muller

14. Birdman ( English )

Former cinema superhero Riggan Thomson is mounting an ambitious Broadway production that he hopes will breathe new life into his stagnant career. It’s risky, but he hopes that his creative gamble will prove that he’s a real artist and not just a washed-up movie star. As opening night approaches, a castmate is injured, forcing Riggan to hire an actor who is guaranteed to shake things up. Meanwhile, Riggan must deal with his girlfriend, daughter, and ex-wife.
Director: Alejandro G. Inarritu
Production Companies: Regency Enterprises, New Regency, M Productions, Le Grisbi Productions, TSG Entertainment, Worldview Entertainment
Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki

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15. Holy Motors ( English/French/Mandarin)

From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar.
Director: Leos Carax
Production Companies: Pierre Grise Productions , Théo Films, Arte France Cinema , Pandora Film , WDR/Arte , Soficinéma 8 , Wild Bunch
Cinematographers : Caroline Champetier , Yves Cape

16. The Color of Pomegranate ( Armenian/Georgian/Azerbaijani)

One of the greatest masterpieces of the 20th century, Sergei Parajanov‘s “Color of the Pomegranate,” a biography of the Armenian troubadour Sayat Nova (King of Song) reveals the poet’s life more through his poetry than a conventional narration of important events in Sayat Nova‘s life. We see the poet grow up, fall in love, enter a monastery and die, but these incidents are depicted in the context of what are images from Sergei Parajanov’s imagination and Sayat Nova’s poems, poems that are seen and rarely heard. Sofiko Chiaureli plays 6 roles, both male and female, and Sergei Parajanov writes, directs, edits, choreographs, works on costumes, design and decor, and virtually every aspect of this revolutionary work. One of our most favorite International movies that every photographer must watch.
Director: Sergei Parajanov
Production Company: Armen Film
Cinematography: Suren Shakhbazyan

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17. Pina ( English, Spanish, French, Korean, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Croatian)

In modern dance since the 1970s, few choreographers have had more influence in the medium than the late Pina Bausch. This film explores the life and work of this artist of movement while we see her company perform her most notable creations where basic things like water, dirt, and even gravity take on otherworldly qualities in their dancing.
Director: Wim Wenders
Producers: Wim Wenders , Gian Piero Ringel
Cinematographers: Hélène Louvart , Jorg Widmer

18. Midsommar ( English )

Dani (Florence Pugh) and Christian (Jack Reynor) are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his friends on a trip to a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival in a remote Swedish village. What begins as a carefree summer holiday in a land of eternal sunlight takes a sinister turn when the insular villagers invite their guests to partake in festivities that render the pastoral paradise increasingly unnerving and viscerally disturbing.  One of our most favorite International movies that every photographer must watch.
Director : Ari Aster
Production Companies: Square Peg , B-Reel Films
Cinematography: Pawel Pogorzelski

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19. El Conformista ( Italian/French/English)

This story opens in 1938 in Rome, where Marcello has just taken a job working for Mussollini and is courting a beautiful young woman who will make him even more of a conformist. Marcello is going to Paris on his honeymoon and his bosses have an assignment for him there. Look up an old professor who fled Italy when the fascists came into power. At the border of Italy and France, where Marcello and his bride have to change trains, his bosses give him a gun with a silencer. In a flashback to 1917, we learn why sex and violence are linked in Marcello’s mind.
Director : Bernardo Bertolucci
Production Company: Mars Film Produzione , Marianne Productions ,Maran Film
Cinematography : Vittorio Storaro

20. The Grand Budapest Hotel ( English)

This movie recounts the adventures of M. Gustave (Ralph Fiennes), a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori), the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune – all against the backdrop of a suddenly and dramatically changing continent. One of our most favorite International movies that every photographer must watch.
Director : Wes Anderson
Production Companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Cinematographer: Robert Yeoman

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21. Amelie ( French/English/Russian)

Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Production Companies: Canal+, France 3 Cinema, UGC
Cinematographer: Bruno Delbonnel

22. Hugo ( English )

Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running. The only thing that he has left that connects him to his dead father is an automaton (mechanical man) that doesn’t work without a special key. Hugo needs to find the key to unlock the secret he believes it contains. On his adventures, he meets George Melies, a shopkeeper, who works in the train station, and his adventure-seeking god-daughter. Hugo finds that they have a surprising connection to his father and the automaton, and he discovers it unlocks some memories the old man has buried inside regarding his past. One of our most favorite International movies that every photographer must watch.
Director : Martin Scorsese
Production Company : GK Films , Infinitum Nihil
Cinematography: Robert Richardson

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23. Mysteries of Lisbon ( English/ French/Portuguese)

Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.
Director : Raul Ruiz
Producer : Paulo Branco
Cinematographer : Andre Szankowski

24. Never Rarely Sometimes Always (English)

Inseparable best friends and cousins Autumn and Skylar precariously navigate the vulnerability of female adolescence in rural Pennsylvania. When Autumn mysteriously falls pregnant, she’s confronted by conservative legislation without mercy for blue-collar women seeking an abortion. With Skylar’s unfailing support and bold resourcefulness, money to fund the procedure is secured and the duo board a bus bound for New York state to find the help Autumn needs.
Director: Eliza Hitman
Production Companies: BBC Films, Pastel, Tango Entertainment, Mutressa Movies, Cinereach
Cinematographer: Helene Louvart

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25. The Neon Demon ( English )

The sixteen year-old aspiring model Jesse arrives in Los Angeles expecting to be a successful model. The aspirant photographer Dean takes photos for her portfolio and dates her. Jesse befriends the lesbian makeup artist Ruby and then the envious models Gigi and Sarah at a party. Meanwhile, the agency considers Jesse beautiful with a “thing” that makes her different and she is sent to the professional photographer Jack. Jesse attracts the attention of the industry and experiences a successful beginning of her career. Ruby, Gigi, and Sarah, however, will do whatever is necessary to get this “thing” for themselves.
Director : Nicolas Winding Refn
Production Companies: Wild Bunch , Gaumont , Space rocket Nation , Vendian Entertainment , Bold Films , Danish Film Institute
Cinematographer: Natasha Braier

26. Beanpole ( Russian )

1945, Leningrad. World War II has devastated the city, demolishing its buildings and leaving its citizens in tatters, physically and mentally. Although the siege – one of the worst in history – is finally over, life and death continue their battle in the wreckage that remains. Two young women, Iya and Masha, search for meaning and hope in the struggle to rebuild their lives amongst the ruins. 26-year-old Kantemir Balagov follows TESNOTA, winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, with a powerful period drama.
Director : Kantemir Balagov
Production Company : Nonstop Production
Cinematographer : Ksenia Sereda

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27. Call Me By Your Name ( English/Italian/French )

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, is a sensual and transcendent tale of first love, based on the acclaimed novel by André Aciman. It’s the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet), a precocious 17-year-old young man, spends his days in his family’s 17th-century villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading, and flirting with his friend Marzia (Esther Garrel). Elio enjoys a close relationship with his father (Michael Stuhlbarg), an eminent professor specializing in Greco-Roman culture, and his mother Annella (Amira Casar), a translator, who favor him with the fruits of high culture in a setting that overflows with natural delights. While Elio’s sophistication and intellectual gifts suggest he is already a fully-fledged adult, there is much that yet remains innocent and unformed about him, particularly about matters of the heart. One day, Oliver (Armie Hammer), a 24-year-old American college graduate student working on his doctorate, arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio’s father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of the setting, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.
Director : Luca Guadagnino
Production Companies: Frenesy Film Company, La Cinéfacture, RT Features, M.Y.R.A. Entertainment, Water’s End Productions
Cinematography: Sayombhu Mukdeeprom

28. Ad Astra ( English )

Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.
Director: James Gray
Production Companies: Regency Enterprises, Bona Film Group, New Regency, Plan B Entertainment, RT Features, Keep Your Head Productions, Mad River Pictures, TSG Entertainment
Cinematography: Hoyte Van Hoytema

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29. The Dreamers ( English/French)

Paris, spring of 1968. While most students take the lead in the May ‘revolution’, a French poet’s twin son Theo and daughter Isabelle enjoy the good life in his grand Paris home. As film buffs, they meet and ‘adopt’ modest, conservatively educated Californian student Matthew. With their parents away for a month, they drag him into an orgy of indulgence of all senses, losing all of his and the last of their innocence. A sexual threesome shakes their rapport, yet only the outside reality will break it up.
Director : Bernardo Bertolucci
Production Company : Peninsula Films, Recorded Picture Company
Cinematography : Fabio Ciancetti

30. Swallow ( English )

Against the backdrop of insufferable domestic ennui, the soft-spoken former saleswoman and newlywed housewife, Hunter, is struggling to stretch the bars of her gilded cage, a lavish and immaculate modernist villa in New York, even though she seems to have it all. But, more and more, as sad Hunter tries, unsuccessfully, to meet her controlling family’s expectations, compliance turns into submission, obedience transforms into obsession, and pica, a compulsive eating disorder, starts to take over. Now, swallowing non-nutritive objects and engaging in increasingly impossible tasks becomes Hunter’s dangerous newfound addiction, and there’s no telling how far she’ll go to maintain a false and fleeting sense of power. Who can save Hunter from herself?
Director: Carlo Mirabella-Davis
Production Company: Charades, Logical Pictures, Stand Alone Productions, Syncopated Films
Cinematographer: Katelin Arizmendi

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31. Ema ( Spanish )

A couple deals with the aftermath of an adoption that goes awry as their household falls apart.
Director : Pablo Larraín
Production Company : Fabula
Cinematographer: Sergio Armstrong

32. House of Tolerance ( French )

Life in an elegant Parisian brothel in the early twentieth century. The madam essentially owns the women: their expenses exceed earnings, they are in debt. They face problems of pregnancy, opium, age, and violent clients. One reads sociology at her peril. Occasionally, a client talks of marriage. There are also friendships and affection among women. The madam is in a dispute with her landlord and calls on influential clients to help. There’s a picnic one summer day, awake, and an evening in masks.
Director: Bertrand Bonello Production Company: Les Films du Lendemain, My New Picture
Cinematographer : Josée Deshaies

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33. The Fall ( English )

At a Los Angeles hospital in the 1920s, Alexandria is a child recovering from a broken arm. She befriends Roy Walker, a movie stunt man with legs paralyzed after a fall. At her request, Roy tells her an elaborate story about six men of widely varied backgrounds who are on a quest to kill a corrupt provincial governor. Between chapters of the story, Roy inveigles Alexandria to scout the hospital’s pharmacy for morphine. As Roy’s fantastic tale nears its end, Death seems close at hand.
Director : Tarsem Singh Production Company : Radical Media , Absolute Entertainment
Cinematography : Colin Watkinson

34. Perfume ( English )

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw) came into the world unwanted, expected to die, yet born with an unnerving sense of smell that created alienation, as well as talent. Of all of the smells around him, Grenouille is beckoned to the scent of a woman’s soul, and spends the rest of his life attempting to smell her essence again by becoming a perfumer, and creating the essence of an innocence lost.
Director :  Tom Tykwer
Production Company: Bernd Eichinger
Cinematography : Frank Griebe

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35. The Turin Horse ( Hungarian )

1889. German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche witnessed the whipping of a horse while traveling in Turin, Italy. He tossed his arms around the horse’s neck to protect it then collapsed to the ground. In less than one month, Nietzsche would be diagnosed with a serious mental illness that would make him bed-ridden and speechless for the next eleven years until his death. But whatever did happen to the horse? This film, which is Tarr’s last, follows up this question in a fictionalized story of what occurred. The man who whipped the horse is a rural farmer who makes his living taking on carting jobs into the city with his horse-drawn cart. The horse is old and in very poor health, but does its best to obey its master’s commands. The farmer and his daughter must come to the understanding that it will be unable to go on sustaining their livelihoods. The dying of the horse is the foundation of this tragic tale.
Director:  Béla TarrÁgnes Hranitzky Production Company: ‎T. T. Filmműhely Cinematographer:  Fred Kelemen

36. Ray & Liz ( English )

Photographer Richard Billingham returns to the squalid council flat outside of Birmingham where he and his brother were raised, in a confrontation and reconciliation with parents Ray and Liz.
DirectorRichard Billingham
Production Company: Sam Movie Inc
Cinematography: Daniel Landin

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37. The Painted Bird ( Interslavic/Czech/Russian/German)

In an unidentified area of war-torn Eastern Europe, a young boy is sent by his parents to live in safety with his aunt. But she dies unexpectedly, so he sets off on a journey to return home. He roams alone in a wild and hostile world in which only local rules, prejudices and superstitions apply. His struggle for virtually physical survival after the war turns into a battle of a different type. A battle that he doesn’t even realize, a fight with himself, a fight for his soul, for his future.
Director:  Václav Marhoul
Production Company: Pub Res, Silver Screen
Cinematographer : Vladimír Smutný

38. The Handmaiden ( Korean/Japanese)

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1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help him seduce the Lady to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.
Directer: Park Chan-Wook
Production Companies: Moho Film, Yong Film
Cinematographer: Chung Chung-Hoon

39. Bab Aziz ( Tunisic Arabic/ Persian)

Bab’Aziz – The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul is the story of a blind dervish named Bab’Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar. Together they wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years. With faith as their only guide, the two journey for days through the expansive, barren landscape. To keep Ishtar entertained, Bab’Aziz relays the ancient tale of a prince who relinquished his realm in order to remain next to a small pool in the desert, staring into its depths while contemplating his soul. As the tale of the prince unfolds, the two encounter other travelers with stories of their own–including Osman, who longs for the beautiful woman he met at the bottom of a well, and Zaid, who searches for the ravishing young woman who fled from him after being seduced by his songs. A fairytale-like story of longing and belonging, filmed in the enchanting and ever-shifting sandscapes of Tunisia and Iran. 
Director: Nacer Khemir
Production Company: Behnegar
Cinematography: Mahmoud Kalari

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40. Jonaki ( English/Bengali )

Film poster of Jonaki by Aditya Bikram Sengupta

Jonaki (Firefly) is a 2018 Bengali-language psychological drama film directed by Aditya Vikram Sengupta, while Jonaki, an 80-year-old woman, searches for love in a strange world of decaying memories, her lover, now old and grey returns to a world she is leaving behind. Production.
Director: Aditya Vikram Sengupta
Production Company: ‎Magic Hour Films
Cinematography‎: ‎Aditya Vikram Sengupta‎ , Mahendra Shetty.

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