The ancient Kyrgyz custom of bride kidnapping, still practiced in some rural areas, underpins the atmospheric but uneven comedy-drama "Pure Coolness."
Now that New York-based gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello fills venues accommodating thousands and charismatic founder-frontman Eugene Hutz has the lead in Madonna's "Filth and Wisdom," the days when…
Two bourgeois Swedish couples find a dinner-party discussion about adultery leads to serious repercussions in Danish helmer Simon Staho's "Heaven's Heart."
Practical aspects of Koran-sanctioned polygamy play out in a small Iranian village in "Four Wives -- One Man."
Casting a rueful eye on the naive ideals and narcissistic excesses of the flower-power era, Gudny Halldorsdottir's period drama "The Quiet Storm" examines a miscarriage of justice and exhumes some…
A woman previously devoted to work and family takes time to pursue her private passion, writing.
Helmer Manijeh Hekmat returns with a strong, naturalistic drama about Iranian women searching for their roots amid questions about their country's heritage.
Family bonds are stretched to the breaking point in Swedish helmer Miko Lazic's slick, soap opera-like thriller "Iscariot."