Even-keeled in execution but highly eventful in content, this clever social satire has accrued numerous prizes on the fest circuit
Locarno Film Festival
The Locarno Film Festival has picked Poland, which is currently an Eastern European cinematic hotbed, for its First Look sidebar dedicated to works-in-progress. Between five and seven Polish pics in…
ROME – The Locarno Film Festival will put early postwar West German cinema in the spotlight with a retrospective on this obscure period in film history organised in tandem with the Deutsches…
Montreal-based filmmaker Anne Emond's sophomore effort is a sensitive and arresting drama about family ties and unwanted legacies.
Marquee letter placers won't be the only ones profoundly unnerved by "The Sky Trembles and the Earth is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers," the latest mind-muddling meditation from singular…
The lighter side of euthanasia — if such a thing can be said to exist — is explored with more grace and good humor than might be expected in "La vanite," an amiably off-kilter new feature from Swiss…
This project originally conceived for the internet still plays as the series of disconnected pranks and whimsies it began as, refusing to coalesce into any focused whole.
Unfolding in the same moral gray area as "Michael Clayton," where ethical compromises resonate louder than gunshots, Nicolas Pariser's "The Great Game" suggests how a sophisticated French helmer…
An ominous storm cloud materializes over Switzerland, stopping at the country's borders while threatening its residents with potentially catastrophic effects.
For anyone who still remembers 1999's antiseptic Meryl Streep vehicle "Music of the Heart," Brazilian classroom drama "The Violin Teacher" may sound discouragingly familiar
"Right Now, Wrong Then," a bittersweet romantic comedy by Hong Sang-soo, has taken the coveted Golden Leopard prize at the 68th edition of the Locarno Film Festival.