Our Top 200 Films

Since 1998, trigon-film brings outstanding movies from the south and the east to the cinemas. More than three million visitors experienced encounters with other cultures. The following list of our 200 most successful films shows the rich cultural experiences that trigon-film has made possible. Most of the movies are available on DVD and can be ordered online.

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La vida es silbar
La vida es silbar
Bab'Aziz
Bab'Aziz
Bodhi Dharma
Bodhi Dharma
El viaje
El viaje
  Film Directed by Country Admissions
1 La vida es silbar Fernando Pérez Cuba 121'687
2 Bodhi Dharma Yong-kyun Bae South Korea 105'780
3 El viaje Fernando Solanas Argentina 104'616
4 Lagaan Ashutosh Gowariker India 77'398
5 Sur Fernando Solanas Argentina 71'515
6 Le collier perdu Nacer Khemir Tunisia 64'513
7 Bab'Aziz Nacer Khemir Tunisia 63'042
8 Yi Yi - A One and a Two Edward Yang Taiwan 53'839
9 No te mueras sin decirme adónde vas Eliseo Subiela Argentina 52'093
10 A Separation Asghar Farhadi Iran 48'315
11 Shamt al kushur - Les silences du palais Moufida Tlatli Tunisia 45'557
12 Bombón - el perro Carlos Sorin Argentina 44'149
13 The Goddess of 1967 Clara Law Australia 41'000
14 Eu, tu, eles Andrucha Waddington Brazil 40'498
15 Suite Habana Fernando Pérez Cuba 40'165
16 TGV Moussa Touré Senegal 39'312
17 Un lugar en el mundo Adolfo Aristarain Argentina 39'221
18 Despabílate amor Eliseo Subiela Argentina 38'788
19 Like Father, Like Son Hirokazu KORE-EDA Japan 35'316
20 Pequeños milagros Eliseo Subiela Argentina 34'545
21 Nobody Knows - Dare mo shiranai Hirokazu KORE-EDA Japan 33'136
22 L'éternité et un jour Theo Angelopoulos Greece 32'581
23 Historias minimas Carlos Sorin Argentina 30'939
24 Life on a String - Bian zou bian chang Kaige Chen China 30'732
25 Que tan lejos Tania Hermida Ecuador 30'138
Yi Yi
Yi Yi
Le grand voyage
Le grand voyage
Bamako
Bamako
TGV
TGV
26 Timbuktu Abderrahmane Sissako Mali 29'581
27 To vlemma tou Odyssea Theo Angelopoulos Greece 29'468
28 Dunia - Kiss Me Not on the Eyes Jocelyne Saab Egypt 29'337
29 Conducta Ernesto Daranas Cuba 28'757
30 El lado oscuro del corazón Eliseo Subiela Argentina 26'285
31 Cinco dias sin Nora Mariana Chenillo Mexico 25'773
32 Russkij kovcheg - Russian Ark Alexander Sokurow Russia 23'943
33 Les gens de la rizière - Neak srê Rithy Panh Cambodia 23'798
34 Bal - Honey Semih Kaplanoglu Turkey 23'604
35 Topio stin omichli Theo Angelopoulos Greece 23'590
36 Satin Rouge Raja Amari Tunisia 23'241
37 Wara mendel - Dance of the Wind Rajan Khosa India 23'107
38 Grbavica Jasmila Zbanic Bosnia and Herz... 22'714
39 Gori Vatra - Fuse! Pjer Zalica Bosnia and Herz... 22'604
40 Domésticas, o filme Fernando Meirelles Brazil 22'171
41 Maboroshi no hikari Hirokazu KORE-EDA Japan 21'513
42 El abrazo partido Daniel Burman Argentina 21'414
43 Les baliseurs du désert - El Haimoune Nacer Khemir Tunisia 20'216
44 Pequeno dicionário amoroso Sandra Werneck Brazil 20'014
45 Le grand voyage Ismaël Ferroukhi Morocco 19'886
46 Le pas suspendu de la cigogne Theo Angelopoulos Greece 18'896
47 El baño del Papa Enrique Fernández & César Charlone Uruguay 18'720
48 El entusiasmo Ricardo Larraín Chile 18'554
49 Dao ma tse - Dao ma zei Zhuangzhuang Tian, Peicheng Pan China 18'526
50 Journey to the Sun - Günese Yolculuk Yesim Ustaoglu Turkey 18'425
Dôlè
Dôlè
Die Tunisreise
Die Tunisreise
Be With Me
Be With Me
Birdwatchers
Birdwatchers
51 Our Little Sister - Umimachi Diary Hirokazu KORE-EDA Japan 18'245
52 Bamako Abderrahmane Sissako Mali 17'870
53 Beijing Bicycle - Shiqi Sui De Danche Xiaoshuai Wang China 17'398
54 La Estrategia del caracol Sergio Cabrera Colombia 17'246
55 Intervention divine - Yadon ilaheyya Elia Suleiman Palestine 17'087
56 Bab el-Oued City Merzak Allouache Algeria 17'080
57 Whisky Pablo Stoll & Juan Pablo Rebella Uruguay 16'950
58 Memoria del saqueo Fernando Solanas Argentina 16'764
59 Congo River - Beyond Darkness Thierry Michel Democratic Repu... 16'276
60 Nemuru otoko - Sleeping Man Kohei OGURI Japan 16'075
61 Winter Sleep Nuri Bilge Ceylan Turkey 15'862
62 Madagascar Fernando Pérez Cuba 15'713
63 Una noche Lucy Mulloy Cuba 15'548
64 Quiéreme y verás Daniel Díaz Torres Cuba 15'473
65 El abrazo de la Serpiente Ciro Guerra Colombia 15'445
66 Mossane Faye Safi Senegal 15'407
67 Ouaga Saga Dani Kouyaté Burkina Faso 15'037
68 Die Tunisreise - Le voyage à Tunis Bruno Moll Tunisia 14'941
69 L'enfant endormi Yasmine Kassari Morocco 14'761
70 Je chanterai pour toi Jacques Sarasin Mali 14'210
71 Un Barrage contre le Pacifique Rithy Panh Cambodia 14'160
72 Todas las azafatas van al cielo Daniel Burman Argentina 14'004
73 Be With Me Eric Khoo Singapore 13'839
74 Pandora's Box - Pandoranin kutusu Yesim Ustaoglu Turkey 13'832
75 La saison des hommes - Maussim al-riyal Moufida Tlatli Tunisia 13'750
Kekexili - Mountain Patrol
Kekexili - Mountain Patrol
Elsewhere
Elsewhere
Mille Mois
Mille Mois
Pizza Bethlehem
Pizza Bethlehem
76 La teta asustada Claudia Llosa Peru 13'744
77 Birdwatchers Marco Bechis Brazil 13'668
78 La nube Fernando Solanas Argentina 13'628
79 Twilight Samurai - Tasogare Seibei Yoji Yamada Japan 13'587
80 Rusalka - Mermaid Anna Melikian Russia 13'581
81 Nostalgie de la campagne Dang Nhat Minh Vietnam 13'423
82 Barakah Meets Barakah Mahmoud Sabbagh Saudi Arabia 13'358
83 Eleni Theo Angelopoulos Greece 13'319
84 Dôlè Imunga Ivanga Gabon 13'297
85 Madeinusa Claudia Llosa Peru 12'939
86 O Thiasos - O Thiassos Theo Angelopoulos Greece 12'870
87 Na putu - On the Path Jasmila Zbanic Bosnia and Herz... 12'849
88 Casa de areia - The House of Sand Andrucha Waddington Brazil 12'761
89 West Beyrouth Ziad Doueiri Lebanon 12'744
90 Worlds Apart Christopher Papakaliatis Greece 12'688
91 Beshkempir Aktan Abdykalykow - Arym Kubat Kyrgyzstan 12'548
92 Rashomon Akira KUROSAWA Japan 12'492
93 Un amor Paula Hernández Argentina 12'459
94 Salvador Allende Patricio Guzmán Chile 12'290
95 Nicotina Hugo Rodríguez Mexico 12'271
96 Gizli yüz Ömer Kavur Turkey 12'217
97 El botón de nácar Patricio Guzmán Chile 12'123
98 Medianeras Gustavo Taretto Argentina 12'105
99 After Life - Wandafuru Raifu Hirokazu KORE-EDA Japan 11'477
100 Las aventuras de Dios Eliseo Subiela Argentina 11'415
Dôlè
What Time is it There?
Comment j'ai fêté la fin du monde
Die Comment j'ai fêté la fin du monde
Euphoria
Euphoria
The Man Who Copied
The Man Who Copied
101 Uttara Buddhadeb Dasgupta India 11'396
102 Tokyo Godfathers Satoshi Kon Japan 11'159
103 Lumumba Raoul Peck Democratic Repu... 11'078
104 En attendant le bonheur - Heremakono Abderrahmane Sissako Mauritania 10'977
105 Nostalgia de la luz Patricio Guzmán Chile 10'959
106 Once Upon A Time in Anatolia Nuri Bilge Ceylan Turkey 10'951
107 Mendiants et orgueilleux Asma El Bakri Egypt 10'800
108 Pizza Bethlehem Bruno Moll Switzerland 10'744
109 Durak Juri Bykow Russia 10'637
110 Martín (Hache) Adolfo Aristarain Argentina 10'477
111 Charachar Buddhadeb Dasgupta India 10'386
112 El nido vacío Daniel Burman Argentina 10'384
113 Soy Cuba Michail Kalatosow Cuba 10'289
114 The Light Thief - Svet-Ake Aktan Abdykalykow - Arym Kubat Kyrgyzstan 10'208
115 Mama Africa - Miriam Makeba Mika Kaurismäki South Africa 10'136
116 Kosh ba kosh Bachtiar Chudonasarow Tajikistan 10'042
117 Still Walking - Aruitemo, aruitemo Hirokazu KORE-EDA Japan 9'968
118 Amandla! Lee Hirsch South Africa 9'888
119 Kekexili - Mountain Patrol Chuan LU China 9'829
120 Ndeysaan - Le prix du pardon Mansour Sora Wade Senegal 9'699
121 Madrigal Fernando Pérez Cuba 9'589
122 Nha Fala Flora Gomes Guinea-Bissau 9'255
123 Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Apichatpong Weerasethakul Thailand 9'233
124 A Peck on the Cheek Mani Ratnam India 9'151
125 Una casa con vista al mar Alberto Arvelo Venezuela 9'051
Turistas
Turistas
Dance of the Wind
Dance of the Wind
Gatos Viejos
Gatos Viejos
I Love Beijing
I Love Beijing
126 The Puppetmaster - Hsimeng rensheng Hsiao-hsien Hou Taiwan 8'938
127 Ixcanul Jayro Bustamante Guatemala 8'923
128 The Man Who Copied - O homem que copiava Jorge Furtado Brazil 8'919
129 Love Island Jasmila Zbanic Croatia 8'846
130 Daratt - Dry Season Mahamat-Saleh Haroun Chad 8'788
131 Sanjuro - Tsubaki Sanjûrô Akira KUROSAWA Japan 8'699
132 Salt Of This Sea - Milh hadha al-bahr Annemarie Jacir Palestine 8'590
133 Les méduses - Meduzot Etgar Keret Israel 8'531
134 Djomeh Hassan Yektapanah Iran 8'218
135 Turistas Alicia Scherson Chile 8'138
136 Cheval de vent - Aoud rih Daoud Aoulad Syad Morocco 8'105
137 Theeb - Wolf Naji Abu Nowar Jordan 7'890
138 Heavenly Nomadic Mirlan Abdykalykow Kyrgyzstan 7'874
139 Elsewhere Nikolaus Geyrhalter Namibia 7'817
140 Tokyo Sonata Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japan 7'775
141 Días de Santiago Josué Méndez Peru 7'752
142 What Time is it There? - Ni na bian ji dian Ming-liang Tsai Taiwan 7'719
143 Les yeux bleus de Yonta Flora Gomes Guinea-Bissau 7'684
144 Lamb Yared Zeleke Ethiopia 7'661
145 I Love Beijing - Xiari Nuanyangyang Ying Ning China 7'613
146 Ein blutroter Morgen - Xuese qing chen Shaohong Li China 7'514
147 Piravi Shaji N. Karun India 7'458
148 Gatos Viejos Sebastian Silva Pedro Peirano Chile 7'378
149 Moi et mon blanc S. Pierre Yameogo Burkina Faso 7'294
150 The Train of Salt and Sugar Licínio Azevedo Mozambique 7'218
Barroco
Barroco
Air_Doll
Air Doll
Extrano
Extraño
Delwende
Delwende
151 El corazón de Jesús Marcos Loayza Bolivia 7'056
152 Ilo ilo Anthony Chen Singapore 7'042
153 Comment j'ai fêté la fin du monde Catalin Mitulescu Romania 7'039
154 Romeo And Juliet Get Married Bruno Barreto Brazil 6'961
155 Okhotnik - The Hunter Serik Aprimov Kazakhstan 6'939
156 Au revoir Taipei - Yi ye Tai bei Arvin Chen Taiwan 6'910
157 Po di sangui Flora Gomes Guinea-Bissau 6'866
158 Et la vie continue - Zendegi edamé dârad Abbas Kiarostami Iran 6'850
159 Mille mois - Alf Chahr Faouzi Bensaidi Morocco 6'632
160 Tokyo Family Yoji Yamada Japan 6'411
161 Yeelen Souleymane Cissé Mali 6'349
162 Mohenjo Daro Ashutosh Gowariker India 6'342
163 Pure Coolness - Boz Salkyn Ernest Abdyjaparov Kyrgyzstan 6'327
164 Ejforija - Euphoria Ivan Vyrypaev Russia 6'242
165 Frontier Blues Babak Jalali Iran 6'212
166 Season of the Horse - Jifeng Zhong De Ma Cai NING Mongolia 6'167
167 Al Leil Mohamed Malas Syria 6'141
168 Modest Reception - Paziraie Sadeh Mani Haghighi Iran 6'055
169 Fatma Khaled Ghorbal Tunisia 5'966
170 Melaza Carlos Lechuga Cuba 5'960
171 Saratan Ernest Abdyjaparov Kyrgyzstan 5'883
172 The Seven Samurai - Shichinin no samurai Akira KUROSAWA Japan 5'860
173 I was born, but - Umarete wa mita keredo Yasujiro OZU Japan 5'801
174 Silent Souls - Ovsyanki Aleksei Fedorchenko Russia 5'793
175 Lluvia Paula Hernández Argentina 5'765
WWW___What_a_Wonderful_World
WWW - What a Wonderful World
Un_homme_qui_crie
Un homme qui crie
Yuma
La Yuma
Urga
Urga
176 Ajami Scandar Copti, Yaron Shani Israel 5'733
177 Dignidad de los nadies, La Fernando Solanas Argentina 5'701
178 Okaeri Makoto Shinozaki Japan 5'642
179 Honeymoons - Medeni Mesec Goran Paskaljevic Serbia 5'563
180 As I Open My Eyes Leyla Bouzid Tunisia 5'516
181 Un soir après la guerre Rithy Panh Cambodia 5'514
182 Las vidas posibles Sandra Gugliotta Argentina 5'504
183 Swaham Shaji N. Karun India 5'427
184 Tanna Martin Butler Bentley Dean Australia 5'394
185 Hello Hemingway Fernando Pérez Cuba 5'280
186 Class Enemy - Razredni Sovraznik Rok Biček Slovenia 5'275
187 Wolf and Sheep Shahrbanoo Sadat Afghanistan 5'264
188 Lugares comunes Adolfo Aristarain Argentina 5'236
189 Teza Haile Gerima Ethiopia 5'143
190 La mirada invisible Diego Lerman Argentina 5'116
191 Stalker Andrei Tarkowski Russia 5'010
192 Snijeg - Snow Aida Begic Bosnia and Herz... 4'959
193 L'intrepido Gianni Amelio Italy 4'862
194 The Woman in the Dunes - Suna no onna Hiroshi TESHIGAHARA Japan 4'768
195 Tokyo monogatari - Tokyo Story Yasujiro OZU Japan 4'751
196 Lola Brillante Mendoza Philippines 4'732
197 Night Train - Ye che Yinan Diao China 4'679
198 Barroco Paul Leduc Mexico 4'629
199 My Name is Salt Farida Pacha India 4'622
200 Mr. Kaplan Álvaro Brechner Uruguay 4'612