David Charhon's "On the Other Side of the Tracks" is an efficient Gallic buddy-cop movie that's so eager to please it's almost endearing.
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A cast of beloved comedian adds a glow of human warmth to this feather-light story from Gallic scribe and occasional helmer Eric Besnard.
Appropriately shambolic yet finally too unfocused, "Pirate TV" follows an idealistic country bumpkin who joins a rebellious DIY television station in Paris.
A pregnant Dutchwoman is caught between two very different brothers in "The Family Way," another well-acted, glossy mainstream romantic comedy from helmer Joram Lursen, thesp-scribe Kim van Kooten…
A rock star's literature-inclined daughter faces loss and imminent motherhood.
Two young men lose themselves in the cold Parisian night only to find themselves again in nature in "Atomic Age," from tyro scribe-helmer Helena Klotz (daughter of helmer Nicolas and the pic's…
An intense religious drama set during the Pinochet regime and based on a true story, "The Passion of Michelangelo" reps an ambitious sophomore fiction feature for Chilean writer-director Esteban…
A femme Gallic country cook is elevated to the rank of the president's personal chef in scribe-helmer Christian Vincent's "Haute Cuisine," an airy comedy-drama whose preparation, with its conspicuous…
An Italo woman comes across a rotary telephone that can call into the past in "Discovery at Dawn," the second feature from thesp-helmer Susanna Nicchiarelli ("Cosmonaut").
Continuing down the path suggested by her previous films, Flemish auteur Fien Troch again explores the big mysteries of life in oblique if beautifully staged fashion in "Kid."