A dispiritingly bad Breton soccer team gets an assist from several washed-up sports stars in "The Dream Team," a mixed-bag attempt at mainstream comedy from Gallic director Olivier Dahan ("La Vie en…
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A Hollywood couple is stranded in more ways than one in "Dark Blood," the resuscitated 1993 feature by Dutch director George Sluizer that was abandoned after the sudden death of star River Phoenix.
Gentle, unhurried portrait of a middle-aged man somewhat clumsily trying to make amends doesn't have quite enough meat on its bones to become a breakout arthouse hit, but might be a catch for fests…
Italo thesp-turned-helmer Michele Placido ("Vallanzasca") crosses the border into France for "The Lookout," a gritty cops-and-crooks caper in which the bad guys are in cahoots with a sniper.
A Briton village under siege by Julius Caesar sends a one-man, kilt-wearing embassy to a hamlet in Gaul in "Asterix & Obelix: God Save Britannia," the fourth live-action adaptation of the French…
A father's love for his adult son takes rather extreme forms in the dour Romanian pic "Rocker," the sophomore feature of director Marian Crisan ("Morgen," Palme d'Or-winning short "Megatron").
A fish-out-of-the-water story that juxtaposes realism with surreal touches, "Silent City" recounts the experiences of a young Dutchwoman who travels to Tokyo to master the art of filleting fish.
Initially a sweetly entertaining Franco-Jewish family saga set in the drab 1980s, writer-director Carine Tardieu's "The Dandelions" slowly slides from dramedy into full-on drama.
Though it marks a return to Swedish filmmaking after 25 years of English-language features, Lasse Hallstrom's gruesome thriller "The Hypnotist" feels like a rather awkward fit for the director of…
Pasolini's "Teorema" is successfully transplanted to Dutch suburbia in the effective tragicomedy "The Deflowering of Eva van End."
A genre mashup that keeps auds amused from beginning to end, French-Canadian film "Liverpool" is entertaining, but lacks the memorable characters or ripostes that might have made it a classic.