An innocent love story between two English teens gets nipped in the bud by an ugly and rather generic tale of revenge in "The Butterfly Tattoo." Low-budget adaptation of a contempo novel by "Golden…
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A devil-may-care adventurer and three vastly different gals emigrate from the Low Countries to New Zealand in the romantic epic "Bride Flight," a glossy European meller that switches between the…
Dumping someone causes the same amount of heartache as being dumped in "The Man Who Loves," helmer Maria Sole Tognazzi's exploration of metrosexual mores, which is at pains to prove that heterosexual…
A decent lefty politico undergoing a midlife crisis rises in the polls when he starts echoing the folksy, right-wing sentiments of his prospective in-laws in political satire "Vox Populi."
An actress, actor-director and crew member go Dutch, emotionally, in Robert Jan Westdijk's light-hearted puzzle pic "In Real Life," where a love triangle being played out in a semi-improvised movie…
A circus artiste tries to juggle love, desire and her dead sister's job in Dutch verite-fiction hybrid "Calimucho."
First incursion by helmer Diane Bertrand ("The Ring Finger") into more comedic fare could do reasonably well with Francophone career women but has little crossover potential either at home or abroad.
Two gal pals (one Muslim, one Jewish) in Nazi-occupied Tunis try to cling to each other despite their differences in "The Wedding Song."
An explosive performance by Johanna Wokalek gives some relief to an otherwise long and humdrum series of characters, blow-'em-ups and prison locations in German terrorist drama "The Baader Meinhof…
Austere effort by scribe-helmer Mirko Locatelli zooms in on a meek geek-turned-browbeater who forces a closeted classmate to blanket the school in tell-all graffiti.