The Grump is both an old school Everyman and a force of nature; when he is not happy, his is not the only day that is ruined.
A group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home construct a machine for self-euthanasia in order to help a terminally ill pal in the poignant, provocative dramedy "The Farewell Party" from Israeli…
Clearly a work of passion and scholarship, docu "Night Will Fall" is both time capsule and teaching tool.
A mild-mannered dreamer's absurd plan to spur tourism in his dying village goes spectacularly awry in Darko Lungulov's "Monument to Michael Jackson."
"Paris of the North" is a small but appealing, character-driven dramedy about emotionally handicapped men.
The village dramedy is a perennial staple of the Czech cinema, and in "Nowhere in Moravia," noted thesp and theater director Miroslav Krobot puts his own darkly humorous stamp on the genre.
A talented young sprinter risks her career by resisting the "special care" program designed to boost her competition times in the solid, well-acted drama "Fair Play."
A former kebab-shop employee and an out-of-work horoscope writer are at the center of this droll shaggy-dog story.
Tender and surprising, "Afterlife" is a low-key, absurdist coming-of-age tale that explores the relationship between an anxious twentysomething guy and his controlling father
Boasting a narrative of extraordinary complexity and density, stuffed with irony, humor and tales-within-tales, the imaginative animated memoir "Rocks in My Pockets" merges a mini-history of…