Three Teuton siblings go on a physical trip as well as a jaunt down memory lane in "My Sisters," helmer Lars Kraume's thankfully uncloying but still somewhat predictable meller.
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An intimate portrait of one of Gaul's first, and classiest, transsexuals.
After "Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man," Los Angeles-based Aussie helmer Lian Lunson tackles another of Montreal's great songwriters in the concert-film-with-extras format in "Sing Me the Songs That Say…
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.
A Greek Weird Wave entry of sorts that makes up for its formally less striking execution with a more accessible story, "The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas" follows an aging morning talkshow…
Two ex-convicts and lovers try to get back to normal in the Canuck backwoods in the oddball offering "Vic + Flo ont vu un ours."
If it weren't for the luminous face of Belgian actress Pauline Etienne ("Restless"), this plodding adaptation of Diderot's anti-clerical novel would be a snoozefest of epic proportions.