A widescreen black-and-white genre thrill ride navigating a stylized 1960s Sofia underworld, "Zift," from Bulgarian theater vet and first-time helmer Javor Gardev, stakes out a style somewhere…
A naive, between-the-wars French painter is brought to vivid life in the satisfying fact-inspired drama "Seraphine."
A journey by van from Spain to Morocco reveals the plight of the African migrant in the social-issue drama "Return to Hansala."
An ingratiating opposites-attract comedy cursed with an anticlimactic third act, "My Mother, My Bride and I" tells of a forlorn gas station proprietor who juggles his manipulative nurturer and a…
An incendiary anonymous diary describing Russian soldiers raping and pillaging during the final days of World War II -- and an against-all-odds relationship that emerged from that -- become a…
A strong, perceptive, old-school arthouse pic with solid legs in all media.
French-born vet Tsilla Chelton gives a remarkable performance as an Alzheimer's-afflicted country matriarch juggled among a trio of urban Istanbul siblings in the confident, satisfying drama…
Denizens of a downtown apartment building grapple with happiness and life's meaning in the stop-motion, adult-pitched animated curio "$9.99."
Unchecked histrionics overrun vivid ballistics in the Canadian World War I meller "Passchendaele" (pronounced "passiondale.").
Charts the rise and fall of legendary 1970s pic production-distribution co-operative Filmverlag der Autoren.
A failed cellist connects with his inner undertaker, his rural hometown and his newly deceased father in the tonally eccentric, lushly scored meller "Departures."