HONG KONG — "Transit," a film about migrant workers in Israel, has been selected as The Philippines' contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. The film is the feature debut of…
HONG KONG – "Sightseers," a British film about a pair of serial killers who specifically target other happy couples, was named as the winner of the Puchon Choice award at South Korea's Puchon…
A gritty, convoluted but steadily engrossing crime thriller from Filipino genre maven Erik Matti.
PARIS — Samuel and Victor Hadida's Metropolitan Filmexport, a top distrib of U.S. indie pics in Gaul, went on a shopping spree at Cannes. The outfit nabbed Martin Scorsese's “Silence” as part of…
MADRID — Proving there is still an arthouse market in Spain, however contracted in size, Golem has tied down Spanish rights to Ari Folman's Cannes Directors' Fortnight opener "The Congress," Bertrand…
A worthy but faintly dull civics/history lesson directed by Stephen Frears at his most televisual.
“I don’t think I can hold on much longer,” groans a soldier in “Death March,” and his sentiment is likely to be echoed by the small audience for Adolfo Borinaga Alix Jr.’s gruelingly abstract and…
A film whose measured pace and minimal conflict seem better suited to pastoral living than arthouse viewing.
'The Arbor' helmer Clio Barnard's voice comes through loud and clear in this demanding but eminently distributable art film.
Siblings Hayden Christensen and Tove Christensen are launching Glacier Films with an 11-picture slate scheduled to shoot over the next three years. The venture was announced Thursday in Cannes with…
Destined to traumatize buyers and audiences, this accomplished but singularly unpleasant film plunges deep into Mexico's vicious cycle of drug-fueled violence.