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Travel Around the World through Film

AFAR's Around the World in International Films | Enjoy this list of 18 international films that will take you around the world, one film at a time.

We know that many of you are itching to plan your next trip! In the mean time, check out thess lists of travel movies and shows from AIFS to get some inspiration.

usf world staff foreign film favorites (organized by language)

Chinese (Mandarin / Cantonese)

  • The Wandering Earth
  • The Legend of Drunken Master
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Storm Riders


  • Close-Up


  • Amélie or Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
  • Blue is the Warmest Color
  • The City of Lost Children
  • The African Doctor


  • The Lives of Others or Das Leben der Anderen


  • Spirited Away
  • Dreams
  • The Returner
  • In This Corner of the World


  • Parasite or Gisaengchung
  • The Host


  • Caramel


  • City of God


  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown or Mujeres al Borde de un Ataque de Nervios
  • Roma
  • Pan’s Labyrinth or El Laberinto del Fauno
  • Abre Los Ojos (Spanish version of Vanilla Sky)
  • Toc Toc


  • The Square