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Postby molly1216 » Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:52 pm

Netflix had flooded their instant watch with lots of foreign stuff i am unfamiliar with.

has anyone stumbled on anything as good as Korea's Memories of Murder or the scandinavian Insomnia?
basically your traditional murder detective non spy thriller.

the US hasn't been making many of them lately and I am feeling peckish.
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Re: foreign mysteries

Postby Dunnyman » Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:38 pm

Try Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries from Down Under, quite good....
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Re: foreign mysteries

Postby Burson_Fouch » Tue Sep 04, 2012 9:25 am

It may not be exactly what you're looking for but Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is a particularly entertaining bit of ancient Chinese hokum.
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Re: foreign mysteries

Postby molly1216 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:53 pm

Burson_Fouch wrote:It may not be exactly what you're looking for but Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is a particularly entertaining bit of ancient Chinese hokum.

i saw that on DVD...it was good. i liked it better than the books

regarding the streaming version...am i the only one who doesnt' get the subtitles when i try watching it?
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Re: foreign mysteries

Postby Burson_Fouch » Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:02 am

molly1216 wrote:
Burson_Fouch wrote:It may not be exactly what you're looking for but Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is a particularly entertaining bit of ancient Chinese hokum.

i saw that on DVD...it was good. i liked it better than the books

regarding the streaming version...am i the only one who doesnt' get the subtitles when i try watching it?


Had no issue with the subs streaming through my PS3.
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Re: foreign mysteries

Postby MovieAddict » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:24 pm

If you like Korean movies an interesting mystery is J.S.A.

A good British-French mystery - Swimming Pool

I'll assume you've seen Gosford Park??

Just for old time sake, pure American film greatness - The French Connection, not really a mystery but close enough...
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