An amusing, at times rousing tribute to a guy called the Ed Wood of Afghanistan, a man more suited to being in front of the camera than behind it.
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“I’ll screw your mother, Taliban,” jeers a surly 17-year-old through straggly pink ombré highlights to a brown-skinned catcaller in Stephan Lacant’s provocative and propulsive sophomore feature…
An elegant thriller with unusual psychological resonance that serves as a strong calling-card for German writer-director Oliver Kienle.
The past is indeed a foreign country, which means it’s often filmed as such, with an eye for the exotic otherness that makes it an alien realm. But Sonja Kröner’s quietly assured, gently…
The spirit of rebellion will be in the air at the Munich Film Festival, which will be occupied by movies focusing on young people protesting against how their societies are run and seeking out a new…
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…
"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.
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…
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