A new Blogathon…in a different language…

…I was going to announce the “foreign language” blogathon but then “foreign” is all relative, isn’t it? So…I’ve had to rethink this a bit and I’ll call it “The non-English Film Blogathon” instead……yep…I’d like to hear about films in which the main spoken language is not English (and movies dubbed into a different language from the original English obviously don’t count). There are so many wonderful works out there from a multitude of countries. You could also write about an actor, actress or even director who’s main repertoire of work is not in English…if that makes sense…

Let’s read about all your wonderful entries on the 27th and 28th July 2018.

Just tell me in the comments below what topic you’d like to write about and I’ll add you to the roster. Then grab a banner from the bottom of this post (or make your own) and link back to my site on the big day(s) when you post your choice.

La liste des participants…ok fine…The Roster:

Thoughts All Sorts – TBC (probably La reine Margot (Queen Margot))

MovieRobLa cage aux folles (1978)

MovieRob – Fanny och Alexander (Fanny and Alexander) (1982)

Realweegiemidget ReviewsIncubus (1966)

Realweegiemidget ReviewsSinkkulaiva (2013 – 2014)

Mini Media ReviewsTaeksi woonjunsa (A Taxi Driver) (2017)

Maddy Loves Her Classic FilmsGion no shimai (Sisters of the Gion) (1936)

Maddy Loves Her Classic FilmsJeux interdits (Forbidden Games) (1952)

The Stop ButtonShichinin no samurai (Seven Samurai) (1954)

Cinematic Scribblings – Aruitemo aruitemo (Still Walking) (2008)

dbmoviesblogWo bu shi Pan Jin Lian (I am not Madame Bovary) (2016)

Moon in GeminiAguirre, der Zorn Gottes (Aguirre, the Wrath of God) (1972)

The Wonderful World of CinemaNuit Américaine (Day for Night) (1973)

Silver Screen Classics – Du rififi chez les hommes (Rififi) (1955)

Silver Screenings – La Règle du Jeu (The Rules of the Game) (1939)

MovieMovieBlogBlogLa historia oficial (The Official Story) (1985)

The Midnite Drive-InM – Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder (M) (1931)

WadsWordsLe Million (1931)

In the Good Old Days of Classic HollywoodAscenseur pour l’échafaud (Elevator to the Gallows) (1958)

Cinema Essentials Ladri di biciclette (Bicycle Thieves) (1948)

Amelie_LamguageBlogathon2

Lolarennt_LanguageBlogathon2

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CTHD_LanguageBlogathon2

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115 comments

    1. Ooh, thank you. Will add it in right now.
      This sounds like a good one. And one that, as a parent, will probably make it even more intense. Looking forward to watching this especially with it being a 1931 German movie – curious to see it.

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  1. Hi! Can I submit something I’ve written already? I have been watching my way through the “1001 movies to see before you die” (although actually, since I’ve been watching every movie that has EVER been on any edition of the list, it’s now up to 1,199 movies), and there are a couple of films I’ve already reviewed that were quite fun and I want to see get more attention:

    “A Nous, La LIberte” or “Le Million””, French, 1931
    “Vampyr”, 1932, German
    “The Goddess”, 1934, Chinese

    Thanks!

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          1. thanks! …now….I understand that I post the banner linking to you, but when do you want the link that links you to me? (The post already exists, should I just wait to the 27th to send you the link?)

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    1. Hi Crystal. Absolutely no problem – I totally understand that some movies are just not always easy to get hold of. You take your time – no stress.

      And yip, saw your Blogathon annoucement yesterday – just thinking of a topic. Will get back to you as soon as I have one in mind.

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  2. Awesome definitely going to jump into this one!! 😀 I’ll have to have a closer look and see what film to pick, though it’ll probably be Umberto D. If not, it’ll be Playime or Trafic as I haven’t seen a single Tati film! The shame, the shame…

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            1. Oooh! Yes….totally forgot about that (I’ll just pretend I sent it for your Birthday…hee hee). Anyway…Happy Birthday. Hope you had a wonderful day so far and have a great one further. Will let you know once those delicious ones from you arrive…can’t wait. Maybe the postman also thought they were delicious….

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    1. Oh absolutely Maddy…so many to pick from…I’m struggling to decide what I want to pick.
      Go for it re the previously published…I’m open to that.
      Looking forward to reading all about these two – they sound really good (says she as she adds yet another two to her To Watch list 😉 )

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  3. Hello! Great idea, so.. after raiding the cupboard – as has to really be a Finnish speaking film doesn’t it gone for – Matti (Hell is for Heroes) (2006), all the details on it here!I I did review a dating TV show from here a while back (not entered for a blogathon if you want me to add that too – its called Sinkkulaiva. Both are on imdb.

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