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Around the World in 100 Movies (Countries) : Part 1

Watching at least one movie from at least 100 countries ? Yes, I thought of this idea in around 2013 after having watched some movies from quite a number of countries before. Finally could manage to complete this mini-goal towards the end of 2014. The first foreign movie (read : Non-English and Non-Indian) which I watched was probably a French movie way back in the later part of the 1990s in Doordarshan (the national TV channel(s) network of India) when a special screening of foreign movies was happening. A girl and a guy initially was about to break-up their relationship but patched up later when they met in the airport. The guy didn’t take his flight as he wanted to stay with the girl. I don’t remember the name of the movie but the ethereal romantic nature of French movies remain etched in my mind forever. Maybe that’s when I fell in love with world cinema and try to explore the culture of countries through the medium of cinema! This blog (ie Part 1) lists a movie per …