Perhaps groundbreakingly, and certainly daringly, "Soul Carriage" was shot by a debutante English helmer, in Mandarin, in China. But however well-intentioned, this minimalist item rises only…
San Sebastian Film Festival
The first five minutes of "Daisy Diamond" feature a smack injection and a rape -- then, things only get bleaker.
So self-consciously hip it hurts, "Reclaim Your Brain" has "cool" written all over it.
Handsome but minor sophomore work from Max Lemcke ("Fantastic World") presents a world of sexist and dissatisfied colleagues divided between ambitious cutthroats and passive nonplayers, but this is…
The politics heavily outweigh the thrills in "Kill Them All," about a lone femme lawyer taking on a corrupt government.
"Aurora Boreal" is unsubtle, half-baked fare short of a couple major rewrites.
A winsome if wobbly concept is given winsome if wobbly treatment in "Nonna's Trip."
A divorced cop abducts his young son and suffers all the dramatic and psychological consequences in "Echo."
An understated distaff drama about the fallout from the death of a billiard hall owner.
"The Blue Hour" is a well-turned, melancholy item set on and around the Los Angeles River.
Wayne Wang's "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers" was the biggest winner at the 55th San Sebastian festival, taking the top Golden Shell for best pic, plus best actor for Henry O.