A woman caught between cultures struggles to find love and acceptance in Iram Haq's assured but not always likable debut.
No special knowledge is necessary to empathize with the plucky heroine in Parviz Shahbazi's tense, resonant drama.
Norwegian helmer Hisham Zaman's poignant ensemble drama about Kurdish refugees makes a poignant appeal for human rights.
Georgian helmer Tinatan Kajrishvili makes an atmospheric but overly vague debut.
'CIRCLE' OF ATTENTION Although Antwerp-born Veerle Baetens (pronounced VERE-luh BAH-tuns) was already on the radar of most European casting directors for her work in TV and film, her incandescent…
To sample a smorgasbord of new Scandinavian cinema, there is no better place than the annual Goteborg Film Festival. In addition to hosting well-endowed competitions for best Nordic film and best…
An unhappy bulimic goes on the lam with a sexually confused Mormon drifter in "Somewhere Slow," a mediocre journey of self-discovery from indie helmer-writer Jeremy O'Keefe.
CLAIM TO FAME Westerners know the intense and charismatic Chang Chen for his portrayal of Dark Cloud, the brigand who captures the heart of Zhang Ziyi in "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," but he's…