Norwegian helmer Hisham Zaman's poignant ensemble drama about Kurdish refugees makes a poignant appeal for human rights.
An informative and entertaining look at Ingmar Bergman's legacy as told by the great filmmakers he influenced.
A strong, jittery social drama that captures the frustrations of Iran's younger generation.
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…
Zrinka Cvitesic burst on the Croatian film scene in 2005 at age 26 in "What Is a Man Without a Moustache," playing a young widow who helps a priest, and falls in love with him.
For Anthony Chen, who won Cannes' Camera d'Or prize for his debut "Ilo Ilo," the support didn't end on the Croisette.