Americatown" unfolds in an archetypal small burg that surreally encompasses virtually every national landmark.
A bleak zero-budgeter from Turkish helmer Inan Temelkuran, "Bornova Bornova" traces parallel downward spirals: the moral decline of a generation without hope and the dissolution of a once-cohesive…
"Love in Another Language" incorporates all manner of serious subjects without skipping an upbeat.
The arrival of a traveling cinema of Soviet propaganda films in a remote Romanian village signals a cultural invasion of a particularly unwelcome kind.
An aging sad-sack actor prefers fantasy to reality, neglecting his wife and work to stare out the window and fabricate stories about the people below.
A first-year teacher from the city assigned to a one-room schoolhouse in an out-of-the-way Kurdish settlement in Turkey.
A disaffected thirtysomething translator and an alienated schoolgirl make an oddly simpatico couple in tyro scribe-helmer Roman Karimov's witty, offbeat romantic comedy "Inadequate People."
Offering a smorgasbord of violence with liberal sprinklings of sex, Russian import "Alien Girl" delivers wearisome brutality but little finesse.
Mannered, bloodless and appallingly thesped filmization of Hemingway's posthumous novel.
Irresistible combination of cute woodland creatures and cutthroat geopolitics.
Three cab drivers of assorted ages and genders provide unique perspectives on the profound changes wrought by preparations for the 2008 Olympic Games in "Beijing Taxi."