An octogenarian biodynamic farmer battles bureaucracy in his quest to preserve Danish Red dairy cattle, and to practice crop and animal husbandry in a respectful manner, in the inspiring…
In fascinating Swedish docu "Every Face Has A Name," helmer Magnus Gertten tracks down and interviews survivors from German concentration camps seen in a 35mm archival film reel showing their arrival…
Debuting helmer-writer Sanna Lenken brings some humor and charm to a difficult issue before her pic ultimately spirals into moralistic Afterschool Special territory.
Whatever one’s feelings about the right to die with dignity, it’s not easy to watch even a fictional character commit assisted suicide in excruciating detail, and this difference will likely color…
A raw look at a retired Romany boxer who goes back into the ring in the hopes of keeping his family together.
An unhappily married young woman who can't quite bring herself to change her life finds that fate takes over in "The Gulls."
Serious treatments of weighty issues took the main awards at this year's Goteborg Film Festival, running Jan. 23 to Feb. 2, the first under the leadership of new artistic director Jonas Holmberg. …
Last spring at the Cannes Film Festival, nearly all the projects in competition hailed from directors already well-known on the Croisette. And then there was "Wild Tales."
With its breathtaking landscapes, dazzling cinematography, bloody battles and unique cultural traditions, the pic provides a fetching piece of exotica for Western festival audiences.
What makes "Happy Times" stand out, and lends it considerable charm, is that it also acknowledges how contradictory human beings and their relationships can be.