ROME — U.S. actor-director Matt Ross's "Captain Fantastic," starring Viggo Mortensen as a survivalist super dad who takes his kids to the woods, is the winner of the BNL People's Choice at the Rome…
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Gordian Maugg is more interested in Dan Brown style mythologizing than in truth, and his b&w pseudo bio pic of Fritz Lang is a fictionalized mess.
A damning vision of Israel targeting the socialization of children in a battle-focused nation where animalistic alpha male posturing creates a society marked by cold-blooded cruelty.
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Two women on parallel tracks struggle to make full lives for themselves in this well-meaning yet not quite believable drama.
Adriana Barraza gives a strong performance as a benumbed bureaucrat, representative of a society that makes its women feel disassociated from civil society.
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Yves Angelo's engrossing though exaggerated psychological noir excels in creating fascinating characters, though the pic suffers from an overextended middle.
Philippe Claudel offers no surprises after establishing the initial set up of lonely child and irresponsible white trash adults in eastern France, though the Chicago jury gave the pic several prizes.
A two-bit criminal loser stumbles upon his powers Toxic Avenger style and learns to care about humanity thanks to a traumatized woman convinced he's the Japanese manga character Steel Jeeg.