Experiment Awards: Foreign – Best of the 2000s

Film Featuring Food

  1. Barking Dogs Never Bite
  2. Let the Right One In
  3. Nonchan Noriben
  4. Okuribito
  5. Taxidermia

Film Featuring Sex

  1. The Dreamers
  2. Love Exposure
  3. Lucia y el Sexo
  4. Lust, Caution
  5. Oldboy
  6. Pantaleon y las Visitadoras
  7. SM Judge
  8. Y Tu Mama Tambien

Animated Film


  1. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
  2. Mary and Max
  3. Millennium Actress
  4. Mind Game
  5. My Life as McDull
  6. Oseam
  7. Paprika
  8. Persepolis
  9. The Secret of Kells
  10. Summer Wars
  11. Spirited Away
  12. Tekkonkinkreet
  13. The Triplets of Belleville
  14. Waltz with Bashir
  15. Winter Days

Young Performer


  1. Anaïs Reboux (14) – À ma Soeur!
  2. Ashwin Chitale (?) – Shwaas
  3. Ayaka Wilson (11) – Paco and the Magical Book
  4. Ayesha Kapoor (11) – Black
  5. Chao Yo Hsuan (?) – No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti
  6. Hee Yeon Kim (?) – Treeless Mountain
  7. Ivana Baquero (12) – Pan’s Labyrinth
  8. Jiao Xu (11) – CJ7
  9. Jodelle Ferland (12) – Tideland
  10. Keisha Castle-Hughes (12) – Whale Rider
  11. Lina Leandersson (13) – Let the Right One In
  12. Miyazaki Aoi (17) – Harmful Insect
  13. Phoebe Kut (11) – Eve and the Fire Horse
  14. Cast of All About Lily Chou Chou
  15. Yuya Yagira (14) – Nobody Knows


YAM Magazine editor, photographer, blogger, translator and part-time web designer. Film junkie, music junkie… and lately series (a.k.a. TV) junkie.

8 Responses

  1. City of Life and Death is a devastating viewing experience. Pair it with the harrowing Soviet movie Come and See (Idi i smotri) and you might not want to watch WWII movies for a long time.

    heheh putting Let the Right One In for Food.

  2. beeline says:

    More movie suggestions. Yes, I know it is Asian films: Kisaragi (2007), Fish Story (2009), Owl and the Sparrow (2007), Chocolate (2008), House of Flying Daggers (2004), Shaolin Soccer (2001), Waiting in the Dark (2006), 13 Beloved (2006), Linda Linda Linda (2005), Dorm (2006), Citizen Dog (2004), I Not Stupid (2002), Last Life In the Universe (2003), The Great Yokai War (2005), Phobia 2 (2009), Hansel and Gretel (2007)

    • amy says:

      Linda Linda did make it to my Best Comedy Film category, but thank you for all the title suggestions~ But other than Flying Daggers (for which I didn’t care much for) Shaolin Soccer, or Hansel and Gretel (heard and pedning but not seen), I hadn’t heard of most.

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