For all its grubbiness, "Motel Mist" often achieves an undeniable sleazy charm — it's too silly to feel properly exploitative.
Rotterdam Film Festival
A 16-year-old coltish beauty from suburban Denmark as she tries to break into the big time modeling world in Paris, where predators with power are ready to prey on the naïve and uninformed.
The traveling theater troupe depicted in the colorful French drama "Ogres" idolizes the breaking down of conventional boundaries, presenting Chekhov in cabaret format nightly in different locations.
A brief synopsis barely hints at the intensity with which Mexican shocker "We Are the Flesh" unleashes its joyously demented portrait of humanity.
Rarely leaving the claustrophobic offices of a San Francisco-based Persian specialty radio station, Iranian writer-director Babak Jalali's soph feature "Radio Dreams" is a low-key, witty exercise in…
As an introspective study of man's place in nature, Pablo Lamar's film has its merits, but as a mournful reverie on age and death, the film emptily grasps at transcendence.
Non-fiction elements hold considerably more emotional weight than scripted parts, though the premise of mixing a stranger with real small town locals is intriguing.
A doctor in his 40s becomes obsessed with a hedonistic young woman in this potent cautionary tale of age knowing its place.
A young Dutch geologist loses his way and his reason in this elliptical tale contrasting the protag's instability with the immutability of Mother Nature, Norwegian style.
Turkish novelist and Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk makes his second major foray into writing for cinema with "Innocence of Memories," this time in partnership with British director Grant Gee.
FiGa/Br, the Brazilian operation of Miami-based FiGa Films, will bring on to the market at Rotterdam "A cidade onde envelheco" (Where I Grow Old), the first fiction feature from Brazil's Marilia…