An atmospheric, at times impressionistic drama of a Moroccan windsurfer whose friendship with European tourists adds a highly-charged pull to the already palpable draw of departure.
Busan Film Festival
Scattered through dozens of clips are entertaining stories from key figures including actor George Rudy, helmer Ackyl Anwari , Rapi Films honcho Gope T. Samtani and veteran stuntman Jerry Yess, who…
Saman Salour's compassion for these damaged characters ultimately carries the day.
The biggest challenge for offshore audiences will be understanding hwatu, the Korean card game around which the life of every character revolves.
In every department, from casting to cinematography, "Gangster Pay Day" taps into the spirit of the 1980s and '90s golden age of Hong Kong crime movies.
What emerges is a coming-of-age tale in which William and Bundit speak with remarkable clarity and understanding of their place in the world and what they hope the future might hold.
Most auds are likely to feel well rewarded by the time daylight breaks and life-changing events in the characters' lives have played out.
The idea that a human could become a kind of "zombie whisperer" is one of the bright new touches that "Wyrmwood" brings to a familiar scenario.
A disturbing yet compassionate drama centered around the tightly coiled psyches of three uniquely tormented individuals.
A gripping psychological drama set in the seediest quarters of Mumbai, the pic cleverly weaves fantasy and reality so that neither can be taken at face value.