Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will star in his first American film, "The Great Gatsby," playing Meyer Wolfsheim. Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan will also act in an upcoming American movie, portraying Dr. Ratha in "The Amazing Spider-Man."
With these Indian stars coming to the States, what are some foreign films starring American actors?
Ron Perlman, 'City of Lost Children'
Before Steampunk was "cool" there was the French film "The City of Lost Children." Perlman plays a man named One who visits a strange mechanical world run by a cult in order to rescue his kidnapped brother. "City of Lost Children" relies on imagination and plenty of makeup to create a fantasy world unlike any other. It is certainly one of Perlman's best films, although little-known to movie fans.
Richard Gere, 'Rhapsody in August'
Gere has a small but important role in the Japanese film "Rhapsody in August," one of Akira Kurosawa's last projects. The film focuses on human relationships and how people deal with life's toughest moments.
Gere plays an American-born cousin to the Japanese family in the film. He visits them to try to persuade them to move to the United States, but the bombing of Nagasaki prevents them from relocating, their perception of America tarnished by the devastating WWII event.
Candace Bergen, 'Vivre Pour Vivre'
Candace Bergen plays the "other woman" in the French film "Vivre Pour Vivre," a title that translates to "live for life." The movie won a Golden Globe and earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign-Language Film.
It's difficult to find this one, so Bergen fans might not have been aware of the foreign-language flick.
Peter Falk, 'Wings of Desire'
Acting in the French/German film "Wings of Desire" wasn't too difficult for Peter Falk; he played a fictionalized version of himself. Viewers learn that Falk was once an angel who decided to become human, a decision that influences the main character.
Emma Roberts and Anton Yelchin, 'Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac'
The Japanese film "Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac," based on the book of the same name, takes place at an international school in Japan. Naturally, that means some American students attend the school.
"Memoirs" tells the story of a girl who falls down the stairs and loses her memory. Roberts and Yelchin play minor characters in the movie, reserving the main roles for well-known Japanese actors.
John Malkovich, French and Portuguese films
Malkovich has a substantial list of film credits, including several foreign efforts. He has starred in the French films "Time Regained" and "Savage Souls." His Portuguese roles include "The Convent" and "A Talking Picture." His latest film, "The Lines of Wellington," is a French and Portuguese collaboration.
Jodie Foster, 'A Very Long Engagement'
The French film "A Very Long Engagement" stars French actress Audrey Tautou, but Jodie Foster makes an appearance in the WWI epic, too. Foster's minor role is notable because she speaks French fluently, although many of her U.S. fans might not have known that. The actress attended a French school as a child, and the language stuck.
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