Mathieu Roy's semi-autobiographical gloomfest wallows in existential angst as two grown sons deal with their aged father's worsening Alzheimer's disease.
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Bojan Vuk Kosovcevic's triptych is a despairingly effective vision of hell on the homefront, not for the faint of heart.
Ali Jaberansari's debut feature approaches the conflict between tradition and Westernization in Iran with sly satire and humor.
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Pascale Ferland's debut narrative feature is a likably low-key slice of life that explores depressing lives in a depressed small town.
Juliette Binoche plays a photojournalist caught in a war zone in this gripping, emotionally resonant drama from director Erik Poppe.
Danni Reisfeld's film about a young man's attempts to rise above his crime-ridden ghetto life is rough, formulaic but effective.
Opposites attract and little life lessons are learned in this innocuous but thin romantic comedy set during a tour of a college campus.
Finnish director Ulrika Bengts effectively downplays familiar themes and narrative beats in this handsome drama.
Costa Rican writer-director Gustavo Fallas' agreeable first feature is an unassuming slice of modern neorealism.
Danish director Simon Staho's latest feature is an odd duck that neither quite convinces nor emotionally satisfies.
Opera is the subject, medium and language of Jiri Menzel's inventive if overstretched comedy.