The River Used to Be a Man" fits loosely in the tradition of past solo-survival tales from "The Naked Prey" through "Into the Wild" and "127 Hours," but with a more detached, cerebral approach that…
A youth from a poverty-stricken village in central Poland tries to deal with his bitter "Heritage" in this powerful albeit meandering epic of searing social realism from vet helmer Andrzej Baranski.
A Ukrainian femme agrees to rent out her womb for a gay Moscow couple in the uneven but not uninteresting drama "Bedouin."
Those chroniclers of northern climes, Anastasia Lapsui and Markku Lehmuskallio, address the forced assimilation of Siberia's indigenous Nenets people in their docufiction "Pudana -- Last of the Line."
Gallic media folk are itching to get their hands on Jean-Marie Messier's "My True Diary," which hits French bookstands Thursday.