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Below you can find my analysis on a few international films, not particularly well-known ones, that have spawned renowned Hollywood successes (whether critical or commercial). Maybe I can get you to watch either or both of them, and then get you to ask if the Hollywood remake added to the existing film it was indeed necessary.
You can find them here:
Oldboy (2003): https://amzn.to/365Sbjg
Oldboy (2013): https://amzn.to/351fkSn
La Jetée (1962): https://amzn.to/36fHhrn
Twelve Monkeys (1995): https://amzn.to/365rL0T
Wings of Desire (1987): https://amzn.to/356uVjA
City of Angels (1998): https://amzn.to/39mNpQs
Internal Affairs (2002): https://amzn.to/37jHvxo
The Departed (2006): https://amzn.to/2sjsVYh