Asghar Farhadi, who nabbed the Berlin Golden Bear and an Oscar for 2011’s "A Separation," has won the international film prize at the Munich Film Festival with his latest pic, Cannes competition…
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"The Have-Nots" deserves praise for revealing an often transparent truth: that the ties that bind us to each other are irrevocably influenced by events over which we have no control.
An elegantly disquieting investigation into the interrelation of faith, violence and sexual degradation, held together by a rivetingly sure-footed performance by German star Martina Gedeck.
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A Moldovan country girl's coming of age is rendered in slow but absorbing and unpatronising detail in Ana Felicia Scutelnicu's second feature. A patient portrait, which brings to vivid life an…
MUNICH — Florian Eichinger won best director at the German Cinema New Talent Awards, which took place Friday at the Munich Film Festival, with his second feature, "Hands of a Mother." The film’s…
The Munich Film Festival kicks off June 23 with some 180 feature films, documentaries and TV movies, including Maren Ade's Cannes competition title "Toni Erdmann," which opens this year's event…
The director behind Kosovo's second-ever entry in the foreign-language Oscar race is himself a debutant. Germany-based, Kosovo-born writer-helmer Visar Morina's feature bow, "Babai," burst onto the…
Once the extreme strobing and techno thrashing of the opening reel lets up, the pic settles into a flat, fairly conventional "Twilight Zone" episode about an anxious party girl and the goblin-like…
Since when did it become cute to be suicidal? The latest in a long line of "Harold and Maude"-lin coming-of-agers to feature a misfit adorably determined to call it quits, "Coconut Hero" looks and…
The pic's poignant subject matter trumps its stolid, sometimes clunky execution.
KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — “Babai,” which has its international premiere in competition at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival this week, was the big winner at the Munich Film Festival’s German Cinema…