These strong, modern, sexually active women, living independently in the center of Tel Aviv, away from their families and the weight of tradition, struggle to be true to themselves when confronting…
San Sebastian Film Festival
A dysfunctional father-son relationship unexpectedly improves after the teenager commits an atrocious crime and turns to dad for help in Fernando Guzzoni's striking second feature, "Jesús." The…
While unique, this lumbering crossbreed never truly gains melodramatic traction, and seems unlikely to get very far outside its homeland.
What means to be a sympathetic reflection on the desire for faith is weakened by a calculated solemnity that pushes away an empathic response.
Terrific editing, an evocative score by Sigur Ros, and an impressive selection of archival footage combine to capture the varied emotions of circus spectacles, from wonder to unease and back again.
An engrossing though predictable drama that excels at capturing the sensation of being trapped in both a dead-end location and within the bosom of the family.
Sebastian Brahm's compassionate script grants his characters and his audience a refreshing maturity in this intimate woman-focused drama.
Directed with arresting yet subtle flair by Svetla Tsotsorkova, the film combines chamber piece elements with sensitivity to landscape, light, and the ways people observe each other.
A pleasant but slight pic buoyed by adolescents newcomers who aren't to know that ineffectual teachers, invisible parents, and cool kids vs. nerds are all yawningly standard-issue fare.
Disturbing Swedish drama "Granny's Dancing On The Table," from writer-helmer Hanna Skold, uses live action and stop-motion animation with voiceover narration to trace familial dysfunction and abuse…
SAN SEBASTIAN – Following up pre-TIFF deals to the U.K. (Metrodome) and Spain (Festival Films) and a Magnolia Pictures U.S. pick-up at Toronto, Fortissimo Films has clinched further sales at San…
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