Ups and downs are constantly juxtaposed in "The Broken Circle Breakdown," a bluegrass-infused Flemish meller about two lovers who lose their little daughter to cancer.
A middle-aged former Miss Brittany needs more than a cigarette break in "On My Way," a road movie from actress and occasional helmer Emmanuelle Bercot that's constructed entirely around a tender…
A terrific docu from Gallic nonfiction filmmaker Nicolas Philibert, "La Maison de la radio" adds revealing images to sounds that will be familiar to millions of French public-radio listeners.
Though not quite a train wreck (the tech package is pedestrian rather than bad), Bille August's "Night Train to Lisbon" feels like a relic of the good ol' Europudding days.
Auds for this extended pre-coital conversation and subsequent collection of money shots will be confined to sprocket operas or Internet downloads.