An upright judge's hands are tied when a colleague tries him for prostituting and maltreating his S&M-happy wife in "Tied Together," a soberly shot but captivating debut by Belgian writer-helmer Erik…
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A tour of duty in Afghanistan by both her husband and her brother leaves a Dutch wife with lots of unanswered questions in "Stella's War."
A wayward son's standoffish attitude toward his ex-con father leads to a sour harvest in "Father's Acre," a lean, mean debut feature by Magyar writer-director Viktor Oszkar Nagy.
Dare bests truth at each turn in "Cherrybomb," a zippy if over-schematic teen pic from tyro helmers Lisa Barros D'Sa and Glenn Leyburn.
A Swiss-German slacker realizes something must have gone horribly wrong at home while he was enjoying a holiday in the Maldives in "A Thousand Oceans," the sophomore effort of Swiss helmer Luki…
The film debut of Catalan theater director Ferran Audi, "The Frost" is a contempo Norway-set update of Ibsen's play "Little Eyolf."
The existentialist crisis of a jazz musician makes for confusing and finally soporific drama in "Sleeping Songs."
Bleak present-day realities clash with dreams of a brighter future in docu "The Wondrous World of Laundry," which examines the drab but dignified lives of several femme workers at an industrial…
Punk is far from dead in "Dorfpunks," Teuton filmmaker Lars Jessen's enjoyable if somewhat uneven bigscreen adaptation of the eponymous youth novel.
With her sophomore effort "The Milk of Sorrow," Peruvian director Claudia Llosa ("Madeinusa") bolsters her reputation as one of the most interesting femme helmers working in the Americas today.
Stark and archaic story of vindictive journey of wronged woman.