Last Updated on 11 March 2024

1956-present: Wikipedia

2023The Zone of Interest (United Kingdom)
2022All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany)
2021Drive My Car (Japan)
2020Another Round (Denmark & Sweden)
2019Parasite (South Korea)
2018Roma (Mexico)
2017A Fantastic Woman (Chile)
2016The Salesman (Iran)
2015Son of Saul (Hungary)
2014Ida (Poland)
2013The Great Beauty (Italy)
2012Amour (Austria)
2011A Separation (Iran)
2010In a Better World (Denmark)
2009The Secret in Their Eyes (Argentina)
2008Departures (Japan)
2007The Counterfeiters (Austria)
2006The Lives of Others (Germany)
2005Tsotsi (South Africa)
2004The Sea Inside (Spain)
2003The Barbarian Invasions (Canada)
2002Nowhere in Africa (Germany)
2001No Man’s Land (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
2000Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Taiwan)
1999All About My Mother (Spain)
1998Life Is Beautiful (Italy)
1997Character (Netherlands)
1996Kolya (Czech Republic)
1995Antonia’s Line (Netherlands)
1994Burnt by the Sun (Russia)
1993Belle Époque (Spain)
1992Indochine (France)
1991Mediterraneo (Italy)
1990Journey of Hope (Switzerland)
1989Cinema Paradiso (Italy)
1988Pelle the Conqueror (Denmark)
1987Babette’s Feast (Denmark)
1986The Assault (Netherlands)
1985The Official Story (Argentina)
1984Dangerous Moves (Switzerland)
1983Fanny and Alexander (Sweden)
1982To Begin Again (Spain)
1981Mephisto (Hungary)
1980Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (Soviet Union)
1979The Tin Drum (West Germany)
1978Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (France)
1977Madame Rosa (France)
1976Black and White in Color (Ivory Coast)
1975Dersu Uzala (Soviet Union)
1974Amarcord (Italy)
1973Day for Night (France)
1972The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (France)
1971The Garden of the Finzi Continis (Italy)
1970Investigation of a Citizen Above Susicion (Italy)
1969Z (Algeria)
1968War and Peace (Soviet Union)
1967Closely Watched Trains (Czechoslovakia)
1966A Man and a Woman (France)
1965The Shop on Main Street (Czechoslovakia)
1964Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (Italy)
1963 (Italy)
1962Sundays and Cybele (France)
1961Through a Glass Darkly (Sweden)
1960The Virgin Spring (Sweden)
1959Black Orpheus (France)
1958Mon Oncle (France)
1957Nights of Cabiria (Italy)
1956La strada (Italy)