When David Puttnam receives the Grand Prix of the Americas at the Montreal World Film Festival, the award will come as part honor, part vindication for the veteran Oscar-winning producer. "I retired…
Montreal World Film Festival
As it marks its 39th year, the Montreal World Film Festival mirrors the tenacious, even pugnacious spirit of its founder and director, Serge Losique. Launched in 1977, the Montreal fest was conceived…
A joyous proletarian commedia dell'arte in the tradition of Renoir's "Golden Coach" or Fellini's "8 1/2."
An Italian homefront melodrama is transported to a combat zone as a Sicilian widow ventures into Iraq to seek revenge on the family of the suicide bomber who blew up her husband.
Pierre Courrege's sly, spirited, vastly entertaining dissection of a presidential campaign disguises its true import under a barrage of bon mots and clever stratagems, as a marvelously Machiavellian…
A homeless young hairdresser agrees to bear an older woman's child in exchange for enough money to start her own, long dreamt-of salon In Belgian helmer Bernard Bellefroid's "Melody,"
Taking a figure who normally garners little sympathy, particularly in the West, in China's "Factory Boss" creates a complex character virtually impossible not to identify with, at least partially.
The unlikely pairing of an obsessive-compulsive chambermaid and an androgynous dominatrix proves oddly liberating in Ingo Haeb's intimate Teutonic two-hander, "The Chambermaid Lynn."
TLA Releasing has acquired the U.K., Poland and French-speaking European rights to Venezuelan gay family drama "Blue and Not So Pink," the directorial debut of actor-turned-director Miguel Ferrari…
Director Alain Chartrand revisits the roiling political landscape of his youth in this capably crafted flashback to 1969 Quebec.
An admirable if not completely successful attempt to update George Buchner's much-adapted play "Woyzeck."