An ironically titled, coolly damning portrait of French NGO workers embroiled in the overseas adoption trade.
Toronto Film Festival
Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to psychological thriller “The Ones Below.” The story of a suburban couple’s standoff with new tenants in the apartment below them marks the feature film…
Composed of black-and-white images shot by eight cameramen in St. Petersburg in 1991, "The Event" vividly captures the shift from bewilderment to empowerment as the people became ever emboldened in…
The sins of the past force a painful reckoning in the present in "Magallanes," a quietly gripping Peruvian thriller about old political wounds and the elusive quest for redemption.
Forthright but dignified, British doc "The Hard Stop" grapples sincerely with the cultural context of a wave of riots that broke out across England in the summer of 2011, in the wake of the fatal…
Things take a dive in the second half of "Angry Indian Goddesses" when the enjoyable femme-centric stereotype bashing gets overwhelmed by too many of-the-moment subthemes.
The third in a trilogy about Kazakh identity after "Kelin" and "The Old Man," "Stranger" offers characters that are more emblematic than flesh and blood, which makes it difficult to take a rooting…
Montreal-based filmmaker Anne Emond's sophomore effort is a sensitive and arresting drama about family ties and unwanted legacies.
An old family estate reveals a fresh family scandal when a globe-trotter decides to revisit the house where he grew up in Jean-Paul Rappeneau's "Families."
Delicate performances by Anthony LaPaglia and Julia Blake go a long way toward making the trite plotting seem sophisticated from moment to moment, but commercial prospects are as mild as the movie…
IFC Films has bought North American rights to Matthew Brown's “The Man Who Knew Infinity,” starring Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons. The film, written and directed by Brown and based on Robert Kanigel's…