In the final shot of "Jeune femme," a brittle yet unbreakable young lady named Julia stares directly into the camera, peering out through two differently colored eyes, one brilliant green, the other…
Jasmine Trinca delivers an over-sized, nervy performance but the material is so flawed that it's hard to truly say whether it's exceptional acting.
CANNES — The 70th anniversary Cannes Film Festival has wrapped, culminating with an unconventional awards ceremony in which Pedro Almodóvar and his jury bestowed a couple unexpected bonus prizes…
For those wondering where director Zambrano's sympathies lie, it's not with the terrorist: Lamberti is a complex character yet his overriding trait is egotism.
With excellent Critics’ Week opener “Sicilian Ghost Story” and now Leonardo di Constanzo’s Directors’ Fortnight title “The Intruder,” the Cannes 2017 sidebars have launched a mini-trend of Italian…
In an evenly matched competition, guessing what Pedro Almodovar's jury will honor is even trickier than usual.
Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof's "Lerd" won the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival this evening.
CANNES — Robin Campillo's "BPM (Beats Per Minute)," Kantemir Balagov's "Closeness" and Pedro Pinho's "The Nothing Factory" won International Critics' Prizes Saturday afternoon at the Cannes Festival…
It's hard to talk about Roman Polanski's "Based on a True Story" without revealing the twist, although it's much harder trying to imagine anyone actually falling for it. A thin psychological…
Producer Uri Singer launched Passage Pictures in 2016, taking its drama 'Marjorie Primes," starring Jon Hamm and Lois Smith, to Sundance earlier this year. That film was picked up by FilmRise…
Roberto De Paolis' debut is a story of marginalized youth whose unlikely meeting on the periphery of Rome starts a process of self-questioning that leads to both liberation and pain.