Nothing else is added to that, a certain favorite place or movie might come to mind, but nothing else.
Technically, foreign film does not mean the same as foreign language film, but the inference is that a foreign film is not only foreign in terms of the country of production, but also in terms of the language used.
As such, the use of the term foreign film for films produced in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada or other English-speaking countries would be uncommon within other English-speaking countries.
The combination of subtitles and minimal exposure adds to the notion that "World Cinema" has an inferred artistic prestige or intelligence, which may discourage less sophisticated viewers.
Additionally, differences in cultural style and tone between foreign and domestic films affects attendance at cinemas and DVD sales.