The spotlight is on foreign films in the last decade as new filmmakers broke through international film competitions. Moreover, cinephiles eyed for more daring filmmaking beyond Hollywood which paved way for more international films to be appreciated.

As we've just rounded up the best films of 2010s, check as well the critically-acclaimed foreign (non-english) films of the last decade that opened our eyes to new perspectives.

1. Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Producers: Simon Field, Keith Grifith, Charles de Meaux, Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Screenplay: Phra Sripariyattiweti (inspired by the book of Apichatpong Weerasethakul)

2. Amour (2012)

Director: Michael Haneke
Producers: Margaret Ménégoz, Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka, Michael Katz
Screenplay: Michael Haneke

3. La Vie d'Adèle - Chapitres 1 & 2 (2013) 

Also titled as: Blue is the Warmest Colour
Director: Abdellatif Kechiche
Producers: Abdellatif Kechiche, Brahim Chioua, Vincent Maraval
Screenplay: Abdellatif Kechiche, Ghalia Lacroix
Based on: Julie Maroh's Blue Is The Warmest Colour

4. Winter Sleep (2014)

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Producers: Zeynep Özbalur Atakan
Screenplay: Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Ebru Ceylan

5. Dheepan (2015)

Director: Jacques Audiard
Producers: Pascal Caucheteux, Jacques Audiard (uncredited)
Screenplay: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, Noé Debré

6. The Handmaiden (2016)

Director: Park Chan-wook
Producers: Park Chan-wook, Syd Lim
Screenplay: Park Chan-wook, Chung Seo-kyung
Based on: Sarah Waters' Fingersmith

7. The Square (2017)

Director: Ruben Östlund
Producers: Erik Hemmendorff, Philippe Bober
Screenplay: Ruben Östlund

8. Shoplifters (2018)

Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda
Producers: Matsuzaki Kaoru, Yose Akihiko, Taguchu Hijiri
Screenplay: Hirokazu Kore-eda

9. Roma (2018)

Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Producers: Alfonso Cuarón, Gabriela Rodríguez, Nicolás Celis
Screenplay: Alfonso Cuarón

10. Parasite (2019)

Director: Bong Joon-ho
Producers: Kwak Sin-ae, Moon Yang-kwon
Screenplay: Bong Joon-ho, Han Jin-won

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