Grief seeks relief in beautifully mounted, but ponderous, mood piece from Japan's Naomi Kawase.
Cannes Film Festival
The message is diluted by the medium in Denys Arcand's "Days of Darkness (The Age of Ignorance)." Satirical swipe at the inanity, dehumanization and fascistic bureaucracy of modern-day life is…
"California Dreamin' (Endless)" was inspired by a Kosovo war incident.
Iranian officials have protested the Cannes Film Festival's decision to award the jury prize to Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis."
The Cannes Film Festival's presentation of its actress award to Jeon Do-yeon for her role in "Secret Sunshine" has electrified South Korea, with immediate results expected at the box office as well…
Film reps a ponderous, self-indulgent cri de coeur from its helmer.
Several high-profile Cannes titles found distribution across Europe as the fest ended. In Germany, Concorde Filmverleih picked up Cristian Mungiu's Palme d'Or winner, "4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days."…
Faux metaphysical snoozeroo is pure fest fare for the long-take, minimalist crowd.
Strikingly composed but listless tale of a court bailiff's life in industrial China will be embraced by crix and fests.
Cristian Mungiu's "4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days," a stark, trenchant drama about a woman's experiences receiving an abortion in the waning days of Romania's communist era, won the Palme d'Or at the…