The fragile nuclear family comes under harrowing inspection by writer-director Rodrigue Jean in "Lost Song."
Toronto International Film Festival
Returning to French lingo production after a pair of pics in English, Swiss-born, Quebec-based director Lea Pool maintains her usual focus on a female's motherless coming-of-age in "Mommy Is at the…
IFC's "Stranger Than Fiction" documentary series is heads into its eighth season with a slate packed with docus from Toronto.
Sour Icelandic comedy "White Night Wedding" provides few laughs and less rooting value.
Following its world preem at Toronto, Martin Provost's "Seraphine" has been picked up by Metrodome for the U.K., and Rialto for Australia and New Zealand.
However shrewdly contrived to keep its budget low, "Pontypool," set almost entirely in a basement radio station, is a zombie flick sans bite.
"Who Do You Love" follows the story of Leonard Chess, founder of Chess Records and the man who delivered Chicago blues and Chuck Berry to the world.
"La Fille de Monaco" charmed buyers at Toronto and has now found a home in several territories.
Life imitates art imitating life in James D. Stern and Adam Del Deo's heartfelt doc, "Every Little Step," tracking the audition process of director Bob Avian's 2006 Broadway revival of "A Chorus…
Bruno Barreto's "Last Stop 174" goes through the motions of depicting a deeply troubled and bereft life but adds little new to the many bigscreen portrayals of poverty and desperation at the bottom…
One advantage to a national cinema mostly created under government auspices — at least in Canada's case — is that preservation is a much higher priority. The pristine quality of nearly all clips is a…