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
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1 La vida es silbar Fernando Pérez Cuba 121'537
2 Bodhi Dharma Yong-kyun Bae South Korea 105'576
3 El viaje Fernando Solanas Argentina 104'432
4 Lagaan Ashutosh Gowariker India 77'398
5 Sur Fernando Solanas Argentina 71'080
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 44'119
13 The Goddess of 1967 Clara Law Australia 40'979
14 Eu, tu, eles Andrucha Waddington Brazil 40'498
15 Suite Habana Fernando Pérez Cuba 40'145
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 35'045
20 Pequeños milagros Eliseo Subiela Argentina 34'545
21 Nobody Knows - Dare mo shiranai Hirokazu KORE-EDA Japan 32'968
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 29'461
27 To vlemma tou Odyssea Theo Angelopoulos Greece 29'448
28 Dunia - Kiss Me Not on the Eyes Jocelyne Saab Egypt 29'337
29 Conducta Ernesto Daranas Cuba 28'640
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 23'782
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 Rajan Khosa India 22'907
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 19'856
46 Le pas suspendu de la cigogne Theo Angelopoulos Greece 18'796
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 Bamako Abderrahmane Sissako Mali 17'870
52 Our Little Sister - Umimachi Diary Hirokazu KORE-EDA Japan 17'759
53 Beijing Bicycle - Shiqi Sui De Danche Xiaoshuai Wang China 17'324
54 La Estrategia del caracol Sergio Cabrera Colombia 17'220
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... 16'242
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 Mossane Faye Safi Senegal 15'407
66 El abrazo de la Serpiente Ciro Guerra Colombia 15'175
67 Ouaga Saga Dani Kouyaté Burkina Faso 15'037
68 Die Tunisreise - Le voyage à Tunis Bruno Moll Tunisia 14'874
69 L'enfant endormi Yasmine Kassari Morocco 14'761
70 Un Barrage contre le Pacifique Rithy Panh Cambodia 14'160
71 Je chanterai pour toi Jacques Sarasin Mali 14'130
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 13'810
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 Eleni Theo Angelopoulos Greece 13'319
83 Dôlè Imunga Ivanga Gabon 13'297
84 Madeinusa Claudia Llosa Peru 12'939
85 O Thiasos - O Thiassos Theo Angelopoulos Greece 12'870
86 Na putu - On the Path Jasmila Zbanic Bosnia and Herz... 12'779
87 Casa de areia - The House of Sand Andrucha Waddington Brazil 12'761
88 West Beyrouth Ziad Doueiri Lebanon 12'744
89 Beshkempir Aktan Abdykalykow - Arym Kubat Kyrgyzstan 12'548
90 Un amor Paula Hernández Argentina 12'459
91 Salvador Allende Patricio Guzmán Chile 12'290
92 Nicotina Hugo Rodríguez Mexico 12'271
93 Gizli yüz Ömer Kavur Turkey 12'217
94 Rashomon Akira KUROSAWA Japan 12'172
95 Medianeras Gustavo Taretto Argentina 12'105
96 El botón de nácar Patricio Guzmán Chile 11'842
97 After Life - Wandafuru Raifu Hirokazu KORE-EDA Japan 11'477
98 Las aventuras de Dios Eliseo Subiela Argentina 11'415
99 Uttara Buddhadeb Dasgupta India 11'396
100 Tokyo Godfathers Satoshi Kon Japan 11'159
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 Lumumba Raoul Peck Democratic Repu... 11'078
102 En attendant le bonheur - Heremakono Abderrahmane Sissako Mauritania 10'977
103 Once Upon A Time in Anatolia Nuri Bilge Ceylan Turkey 10'951
104 Nostalgia de la luz Patricio Guzmán Chile 10'902
105 Barakah Meets Barakah Mahmoud Sabbagh Saudi Arabia 10'806
106 Mendiants et orgueilleux Asma El Bakri Egypt 10'800
107 Pizza Bethlehem Bruno Moll Switzerland 10'684
108 Durak Juri Bykow Russia 10'567
109 Martín (Hache) Adolfo Aristarain Argentina 10'477
110 Charachar Buddhadeb Dasgupta India 10'386
111 El nido vacío Daniel Burman Argentina 10'384
112 The Light Thief - Svet-Ake Aktan Abdykalykow - Arym Kubat Kyrgyzstan 10'208
113 Soy Cuba Michail Kalatosow Cuba 10'139
114 Mama Africa - Miriam Makeba Mika Kaurismäki South Africa 10'066
115 Kosh ba kosh Bachtiar Chudonasarow Tajikistan 10'042
116 Still Walking - Aruitemo, aruitemo Hirokazu KORE-EDA Japan 9'968
117 Amandla! Lee Hirsch South Africa 9'888
118 Kekexili - Mountain Patrol Chuan LU China 9'829
119 Ndeysaan - Le prix du pardon Mansour Sora Wade Senegal 9'699
120 Madrigal Fernando Pérez Cuba 9'536
121 Nha Fala Flora Gomes Guinea-Bissau 9'255
122 Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Apichatpong Weerasethakul Thailand 9'233
123 A Peck on the Cheek Mani Ratnam India 9'151
124 Una casa con vista al mar Alberto Arvelo Venezuela 9'051
125 The Puppetmaster - Hsimeng rensheng Hsiao-hsien Hou Taiwan 8'938
Turistas
Turistas
Dance of the Wind
Dance of the Wind
Gatos Viejos
Gatos Viejos
I Love Beijing
I Love Beijing
126 The Man Who Copied - O homem que copiava Jorge Furtado Brazil 8'919
127 Love Island Jasmila Zbanic Croatia 8'790
128 Daratt - Dry Season Mahamat-Saleh Haroun Chad 8'788
129 Ixcanul Jayro Bustamante Guatemala 8'616
130 Les méduses - Meduzot Etgar Keret Israel 8'531
131 Salt Of This Sea - Milh hadha al-bahr Annemarie Jacir Palestine 8'498
132 Sanjuro - Tsubaki Sanjûrô Akira KUROSAWA Japan 8'475
133 Djomeh Hassan Yektapanah Iran 8'218
134 Turistas Alicia Scherson Chile 8'122
135 Cheval de vent - Aoud rih Daoud Aoulad Syad Morocco 8'105
136 Theeb - Wolf Naji Abu Nowar Jordan 7'840
137 Elsewhere Nikolaus Geyrhalter Namibia 7'817
138 Tokyo Sonata Kiyoshi Kurosawa Japan 7'775
139 Días de Santiago Josué Méndez Peru 7'752
140 What Time is it There? - Ni na bian ji dian Ming-liang Tsai Taiwan 7'719
141 Les yeux bleus de Yonta Flora Gomes Guinea-Bissau 7'684
142 I Love Beijing - Xiari Nuanyangyang Ying Ning China 7'613
143 Heavenly Nomadic Mirlan Abdykalykow Kyrgyzstan 7'553
144 Ein blutroter Morgen - Xuese qing chen Shaohong Li China 7'514
145 Piravi Shaji N. Karun India 7'458
146 Gatos Viejos Sebastian Silva Pedro Peirano Chile 7'378
147 Moi et mon blanc S. Pierre Yameogo Burkina Faso 7'294
148 Lamb Yared Zeleke Ethiopia 7'199
149 El corazón de Jesús Marcos Loayza Bolivia 7'056
150 Comment j'ai fêté la fin du monde Catalin Mitulescu Romania 7'039
Barroco
Barroco
Air_Doll
Air Doll
Extrano
Extraño
Delwende
Delwende
151 Romeo And Juliet Get Married Bruno Barreto Brazil 6'961
152 Okhotnik - The Hunter Serik Aprimov Kazakhstan 6'939
153 Au revoir Taipei - Yi ye Tai bei Arvin Chen Taiwan 6'910
154 Po di sangui Flora Gomes Guinea-Bissau 6'866
155 Ilo ilo Anthony Chen Singapore 6'861
156 Et la vie continue - Zendegi edamé dârad Abbas Kiarostami Iran 6'800
157 Mille mois - Alf Chahr Faouzi Bensaidi Morocco 6'632
158 Tokyo Family Yoji Yamada Japan 6'411
159 Yeelen Souleymane Cissé Mali 6'349
160 Pure Coolness - Boz Salkyn Ernest Abdyjaparov Kyrgyzstan 6'327
161 Ejforija - Euphoria Ivan Vyrypaev Russia 6'242
162 Frontier Blues Babak Jalali Iran 6'212
163 Season of the Horse - Jifeng Zhong De Ma Cai NING Mongolia 6'167
164 Al Leil Mohamed Malas Syria 6'066
165 Mohenjo Daro Ashutosh Gowariker India 6'042
166 Modest Reception - Paziraie Sadeh Mani Haghighi Iran 5'993
167 Fatma Khaled Ghorbal Tunisia 5'966
168 Melaza Carlos Lechuga Cuba 5'960
169 The Train of Salt and Sugar Licínio Azevedo Mozambique 5'960
170 Saratan Ernest Abdyjaparov Kyrgyzstan 5'883
171 Silent Souls - Ovsyanki Aleksei Fedorchenko Russia 5'793
172 Lluvia Paula Hernández Argentina 5'765
173 Ajami Scandar Copti, Yaron Shani Israel 5'733
174 Dignidad de los nadies, La Fernando Solanas Argentina 5'701
175 Okaeri Makoto Shinozaki Japan 5'642
WWW___What_a_Wonderful_World
WWW - What a Wonderful World
Un_homme_qui_crie
Un homme qui crie
Yuma
La Yuma
Urga
Urga
176 The Seven Samurai - Shichinin no samurai Akira KUROSAWA Japan 5'546
177 Honeymoons - Medeni Mesec Goran Paskaljevic Serbia 5'533
178 Las vidas posibles Sandra Gugliotta Argentina 5'504
179 Un soir après la guerre Rithy Panh Cambodia 5'479
180 Swaham Shaji N. Karun India 5'427
181 Hello Hemingway Fernando Pérez Cuba 5'280
182 Class Enemy - Razredni Sovraznik Rok Biček Slovenia 5'275
183 Lugares comunes Adolfo Aristarain Argentina 5'236
184 As I Open My Eyes Leyla Bouzid Tunisia 5'177
185 Teza Haile Gerima Ethiopia 5'143
186 La mirada invisible Diego Lerman Argentina 5'116
187 Snijeg - Snow Aida Begic Bosnia and Herz... 4'959
188 I was born, but - Umarete wa mita keredo Yasujiro OZU Japan 4'908
189 L'intrepido Gianni Amelio Italy 4'862
190 Lola Brillante Mendoza Philippines 4'732
191 The Woman in the Dunes - Suna no onna Hiroshi TESHIGAHARA Japan 4'695
192 Night Train - Ye che Yinan Diao China 4'679
193 Barroco Paul Leduc Mexico 4'629
194 My Name is Salt Farida Pacha India 4'622
195 Mr. Kaplan Álvaro Brechner Uruguay 4'612
196 Sonhos de Peixe Kirill Mikhanovsky Brazil 4'604
197 Flower Island - Ggot seom Il-gon Song South Korea 4'563
198 Air Doll - Kûki ningyô Hirokazu KORE-EDA Japan 4'537
199 Tokyo monogatari - Tokyo Story Yasujiro OZU Japan 4'477
200 L'autre monde Merzak Allouache Algeria 4'446