A homeless young hairdresser agrees to bear an older woman's child in exchange for enough money to start her own, long dreamt-of salon In Belgian helmer Bernard Bellefroid's "Melody,"
Mexican helmer Luiz Urquiza's debut feature, "Perfect Obedience," examines the pedophilic relationship between the spiritual leader of a Catholic seminary and the comely, naive young lad he selects…
The erosion of the family caused by a parent leaving to work elsewhere in an endless chain of abandonment, a major theme of recent Latin American cinema, assumes archetypal, quasi-mythical dimensions…
Taking a figure who normally garners little sympathy, particularly in the West, in China's "Factory Boss" creates a complex character virtually impossible not to identify with, at least partially.
The unlikely pairing of an obsessive-compulsive chambermaid and an androgynous dominatrix proves oddly liberating in Ingo Haeb's intimate Teutonic two-hander, "The Chambermaid Lynn."
Sam Fuller's daughter Samantha made a wise decision to utilize passages from her father's autobiography as the soundtrack for her documentary "A Fuller Life."
In Michael Walker's highly atmospheric psychological thriller "The Maid's Room," obsessive curiosity propels the exploration of a gated Hamptons estate by a newly hired Columbian maid.
Hwang Jeong-min's high-octane performance powers this tightly scripted, sensationally directed actioner.
An adaptation of Kazuki Sakuraba's controversial bestseller about the quasi-incestuous relationship between an orphaned young girl and the distant relative who adopts her.
The third and final installment in the "Overheard" franchise boasts a timely, intriguing subject: the corruption and controversy surrounding the real-estate development of Hong Kong's New…