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
Locarno Film Festival
"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.
Martin Scorsese is thanked in the opening credits of "Bombay Velvet," but that's far from the last time this splashy Bollywood gangster spectacular pays its respects.
An acclaimed filmmaker is the object of diffident female attention from multiple sources, leading to an innocuous array of misunderstandings and romantic missteps.
While strolling through the woods, a self-questioning law student chances upon a sparrow dangling by a string and, obsessed with its significance, begins an inquiry into the interrelatedness of…
Though true-crime character study "Jack" has the nerve to call notorious Austrian killer-turned-literary-sensation Jack Unterweger by his first name, writer-director Elisabeth Scharang never lets…
Manhood-measuring contests — in every imaginable sense of the phrase — are taken to brazenly literal extremes in "Chevalier," the long-awaited third feature from Greek multi-tasker Athina Rachel…
In Canada, the power to declare war lies squarely in the hands of the Cabinet. In "Monsieur Lazhar" director Philippe Falardeau's latest, that responsibility falls to a single Member of Parliament.
LOCARNO – Women comprise a third of screenwriters and directors in Switzerland, a report has found. Swiss female screenwriters and helmers represented 34% of the total, while males were at 66% in the…
Nomadas co-founder Santiago de la Paz, one of anew generation of Latin American producers rapidly emerging in Mexico, is developing Sumie Garcia Hirata’s second-chance woman’s drama "Low Season."…
LOCARNO— "The Love of Men" (“L'Amour des hommes”), a new project from Tunisian Mehdi Ben Attia, has been pitched the last several days days at Locarno's co-production lab Open Doors. The main…