"Paraiso" detonates its protag's restless energy amid the luxury haunts of the rich.
A celebrated San Francisco wordsmith's reluctant return home to New Mexico and his dying father.
Several plotlines arrive unannounced and collide onscreen.
Two boys form the dual focus of Fabrizio Lazzaretti and Paolo Santolini's finely crafted docu.
Combines plot elements from "Misery" and "Fatal Attraction" to somewhat underwhelming effect.
A gentle meditation on father/son bonding in the face of death, seems atypical, if not anticlimactic.
Largely sustains its emotional resonance throughout constant tonal gear shifts.
Russian youth circa 1973 slide toward disillusionment as the Soviet Union drifts toward dissolution.