A tiresome insistence on pre- and post-lapsarian states of grace will make auds wonder, "how much time do we want to spend with these peoples' neuroses?"
An unevenly realized evocation of the limbo world experienced by a young gay native caught between tribal life and the modernity of Manaus.
A young boy in a Kurdish village witnesses the joint traumas of waiting and loss in in this beautifully calibrated drama blending sweetness with melancholy.
Audience empathy will win out over significant flaws in musician turned helmer Alex Anwandter's unsatisfactory debut that aims to ask how a society can barely blink an eye when a young gay man is…
Conceived in real time, "Paris 05:59" is a bold, sexually explicit yet heart-warming story of two men who prove that it really does only take a second to fall in love.
A chill pervades everything about "United States of Love," a largely unforgiving though strikingly lensed look at four unhappy women eaten up with obsessions.
As much a cry of frustration at the cycle of hatred in Bosnia-Herzegovina as it is an expertly modulated hotel-set choral drama with an Altmanesque sense of multiple characters forming the body…
It's all here: the moral dilemma, the argument with the b.f., the sober conversations with doctors, but what's missing is anything that goes deeper than daytime talk shows.
A long-gestating project of profound weight and intricate sadness that grapples with loss in myriad forms, viewed through the prism of Cairo's siren-like cacophony.
Based on the epistles of Antonio Lobo Antunes, the pic uses the letters written to his pregnant wife to showcase the affectingly expressed love they shared, but too much voice-over weakens their…
As Egypt's dire political situation receives belated attention from Western media, festivals are beginning to look at a small number of films coming out of the country. But what are the criteria for…