A strident political message, a sitcomish/soapy narrative and an overly bright TV-style look mar this story of life under Israeli occupation.
Toronto International Film Festival
Even die-hard fans of distinctive Turkish auteur Reha Erdem may find their patience stretched by this ponderous island-set tale.
This fascinating three-part series of interlocking narratives ponders various forms of disability in highly cinematic fashion.
A typically riveting turn by Mathieu Amalric keeps this twisty and increasingly bizarre thriller from going off the rails.
Mariana Rondon's impressively multilayered drama brings a powerful specificity to the story of a boy and his embittered single mother.
William Blake's oft-quoted observation about finding the world in a grain of sand comes to mind more than once during "Manakamana."
Goetz Spielmann follows his superb 2008 thriller "Revanche" with this carefully constructed and beautifully acted tale of two sisters.
The trailblazing feminist writer Violette Leduc gets a biopic fully worthy of her complex life and work with "Violette."
“Gabrielle,” Quebec director Louise Archambault’s drama about a developmentally disabled music prodigy who finds love with a fellow choir member, will represent Canada for consideration as a best…
Grungy, witty and savage, the Russian crime thriller "Break Loose" entertains despite its ludicrously repetitive action and cliched story of the impossible love between a special forces cop and a…
The use of 3D scarcely deepens "Beyond the Edge," a rote run-thru of Sir Edmund Hillary's climb to the peak of Mount Everest 60 years ago.