HeyUGuys brings you the latest in World Cinema film trailers in association with Film Dates UK.

Each week we’ll be showcasing some of most anticipated foreign releases as well as highlighting a few hidden gems which may have fallen off your radar. It’s no surprise that Hollywood has turned to World Cinema for inspiration in recent years with the number of remakes getting more and more popular.

Whilst it remains to be seen how many of these remakes go on to succeed or stay true to their original story counterparts, we decided it was high-time we turned the spotlight onto the next wave of foreign films to grace our screens.

This week we have 8 new trailers for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!

3-D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy

UK Cinema Release Date: Friday 2nd September 2011

Synopsis: As a conceited scholar of the Ming Dynasty, Wei Yangsheng believes that since life is short, one should pursue the ultimate sexual pleasure as time allows. Wei Yangsheng encounters Tie Fei the Taoist priest’s daughter, Tie Yuxiang, on an occasion. With the former’s talent and the latter’s beauty, they fall in love at first sight, and Wei Yangsheng is later married into the Tie’s family. Yuxiang is elegant and courteous under the influence of her father’s faith, though her lack of passion cannot fully satisfy Wei Yangsheng’s sexual needs. His disappointment is no less than his affection for her.

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UK Cinema Release Date: Friday 2nd September 2011

Synopsis: Attenberg is about Marina, a young woman living in a small coastal town who is infatuated with synth-pop band Suicide and the documentaries of Richard Attenborough. Despite help from her father and close friend Bella she struggles to understand the rituals of human interactions, attempting to make sense of her relationships with the same detached manner demonstrated by her favourite naturalist. Filled with playful set pieces, deadpan humour and unexpected poignancy Attenberg frequently defies categorisation making it a standout film and a likely future cult classic.

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UK Cinema Release Date: Wednesday 31st August 2011

See our review here.

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UK Cinema Release Date: Tuesday 30th August 2011

Synopsis: BOL is a roller coaster of emotions, yet carries subtleties that make your heartbeat stop. Based in the heart of Lahore, the story takes place in a house full of daughters, with vibrancy of life, yet restrictions on blooming. It questions the worth of a human being, may it be a woman or a person born with a birth defect. It questions the authority of reproducing human beings into this world without taking responsibility of acknowledging their worth. BOL takes you through a journey into the life of this family experiencing their troubles, sufferings, resolves and high points. As family members take decision to solve their problems they step into deeper troubles. The complexity of their circumstances becomes a struggle of life and death.

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George The Hedgehog (Je? Jerzy)

UK Cinema Release Date: Monday 29th August 2011

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UK Cinema Release Date: Wednesday 31st August 2011

Synopsis: Superstar of Tamil cinema Ajith plays Vinayak Mahadevan, a leading member of the gang who may or may not be an undercover cop! He also gets to perform plenty of stunts and car chases. Action king Arjun has a crucial role in the plot, while the rest of the strong ensemble cast includes Trisha as love interest Sanjana. Yuvan Shankar Raja’s rocking music has already been making waves – especially the song ‘Vilayadu Mankatha’, which is set in a Bangkok nightclub and was shot over four consecutive days. The rest of this top-notch entertainer was filmed on location in Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Macau.

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Mystification (Mistyfikacja)

UK Cinema Release Date: Thursday 1st September 2011

Synopsis: Film about the mysterious supposed suicide of Polish artist Stanislaw ‘Witkacy’ Witkiewicz in 1939. In 1988 an exhumation proved that the supposed body of the painter and writer was actually the remains of a 30-year-old woman, and several new works of art attributed to Witkacy, as well as letters dated after his death, kept appearing over the years.

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The Hedgehog (Le hérisson)

UK Cinema Release Date: Friday 2nd September 2011

Synopsis: Paloma is a serious, but deeply bored 11-year old, who has decided to kill herself on her twelfth birthday. Fascinated by art and philosophy, she questions and documents her life and immediate circle, drawing trenchant and often hilarious observations on the world around her. But as her appointment with death approaches, Paloma finally meets some kindred spirits, in her building’s grumpy concierge, and an enigmatic, elegant neighbor, both of whom inspire Paloma to question her rather pessimistic outlook on life.

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Check back next week for more trailers!