German humor is a distinctly conflicted concept in "Hedi Schneider is Stuck," an improbably wry, compassionate character comedy about that least chucklesome of topics: clinical depression.
Berlin Film Festival
An arrestingly broken-backed story structure offers more surprises than the story itself in "Zurich," Dutch helmer Sacha Polak's grim but glisteningly crafted sophomore feature.
The 2015 Berlin Film Festival wasn't an auspicious one for the storied veterans of the 1970s New German Cinema, and that downward trend continued apace with Margarethe Von Trotta's "The Misplaced…
Beautifully lensed scenes testify to the master's 55 years in the director's chair, yet this unexpected return to features lacks the fullness of vision that graced "The Profession of Arms."
Jean-Gabriel Periot's welcome transition to feature-length docus offers a thought-provoking look at the Baader-Meinhof group, seen through the prism of Germany's nascent understanding of democracy.
Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Jafar Panahi’s “Taxi” on the heels of the film winning the Golden Bear and the Fipresci International Critic’s Prize at the Berlin Film Festival…
Death and dipsomania get equally lifeless treatment in Taiwanese auteur Chang Tso-chi's muddled gay drama.
Savvy, socially conscious, crowdpleaser showcases an indelible star turn from Brazilian thesp Regina Case.
A cultivated sense of calm — no more or less than you'd expect from a study of Buddhist practice — permeates "Golden Kingdom," an impressively disciplined, occasionally transporting debut feature…
MADRID — Described by Variety's Scott Foundas as "a transporting, hypnotically beautiful debut feature" and "downright Herzogian (far more Herzogian than Herzog's own 'Queen of the Desert'),"…