HKIFF to give tributes to Roy Andersson, Paul Clipson, and investigate German and Israeli cinema
Restored, color versions of "Daughters, Wives and a Mother," and "Scattered Clouds" are among highlight the HKIFF tribute to Japanese giant Mikio Naruse.
The whole is largely equal to the sum of its parts in "10+10," a collection of 20 five-minute shorts by 10 established helmers and 10 emerging talents on the "uniqueness of Taiwan."
A (deliberately) abstruse melange of romantic memory and time-shifting elements.
Teenage friendship and true love are given a Taiwanese test in low key, but sure-footed, gay-themed meller "Eternal Summer." Sensitive and unsensational in tone, pic reps an unusual follow-up for…
Great cast chemistry, sharp dialogue, and a free-for-all pile-on of ethnic stereotypes make this a comedy of multicultural errors. A rare look at middle-aged love and cross-border shopping, as well…
Sylvia Chang's performance as the mother of an HIV victim brings dignity and some substance to "Forever and Ever," a well meaning but flawed disease-of-the-week pic. It's a wobbly directorial debut…
A saga of love and music spanning more than 300 years, Canadian director Francois Girard's follow-up to his well-regarded "Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould" is nothing if not ambitious…