Yes, movies got sold at Berlin, especially a brace of star-studded actioners and high-profile art pics. But the most striking sign of vitality in the international independent biz today came from…
A tale of a femme Robinson Crusoe with evergreens instead of palms and mountain peaks instead of sandy beaches, "The Wall" reps another showcase for the mesmerizing face of thesp Martina Gedeck.
An account of a Russian soldier trying to retrieve some stolen money, helmer Alexei Mizgiriov's turgid "The Convoy" reps a serious disappointment after "Buben Baraban."
Maya International has closed multiple territory deals for comedy "Ass Backwards" during the Berlin market.
Displaying little in the way of wily self-assurance, charisma or gravitas, the "Twilight Saga" heartthrob doesn't exactly invigorate this flailing English-language adaptation of Guy de Maupassant's…
An account of a girl soldier struggling to survive in a conflict-torn central African state, "War Witch" offers the sort of harrowing experience one would expect given its abominable subject matter.
On one level, "Cherry" is just another story about a girl from the sticks who comes to the big city and becomes a star, except that here the chosen field of endeavor is porn.
As somber as a funeral procession, "White Deer Plain" is a plodding 175-minute family saga that offers a microcosm of the collapse of the agrarian feudal system in turn-of-the-century China.
"Mercy" is a forbiddingly austere title for German helmer Matthias Glasner's polished, accessible moral melodrama, which is less about the eponymous virtue than assorted states of guilt.
Helmer Nikolaj Arcel reaches back to 18th-century Denmark to spin a real-life tale of intrigue, power, money, sex, love and betrayal in the handsome, character-driven historical drama "A Royal…
Inspired by real events, Magyar auteur Bence Fliegauf's spare, naturalistic drama puts a human face on the victims of racially motivated violence.