A shrill yet dirge-like compendium of atrocities whose good intentions are overwhelmed by sledgehammer content and execution.
Inspired by the 1976 prostitution scandal that led straight to the heart of the Swedish government, helmer Mikael Marcimain's masterful feature debut, "Call Girl," is a meaty, never-sensationalistic…
Underscoring the growing popularity of German soaps, Santa Monica-based Aid and Abet has acquired rights to a gay storyline in pubcaster ARD's hit sudser "Verbotene liebe" (Forbidden Love).
Scripter Maggie Peren makes a chucklesome if not laugh-out-loud funny debut as a feature helmer with "Special Escort," a warmly observed ensembler about five male losers who market themselves as…
Repping a strong sophomore showing for helmer Aleksi Salmenpera, the ironically titled "Man's Job" takes a potentially salacious topic and wisely turns it into a more stripped-down character study.
Director-writer Jarmo Lampela's "The River" (Joki) nabbed five Jussis, the Finnish film awards, Sunday night.
"Bad Luck Love," the third feature film made by fireman-turned-filmmaker Olli Saarela, invites the viewer to celebrate the seemingly miraculous redemption of a nihilistic and awesomely violent thug.
"Beck" is the first of a planned 16 new films about fictional Stockholm policeman Martin Beck, created by novelists Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo. Stylistically inspired by "Seven," it's an efficient…