Anchored by a performance of grim determination and almost feral instincts from its lead actress, "Rosetta" is an extremely small European art movie from Belgian brothers Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne…
(Turkish, French, Italian dialogue)
Five years ago, Lee Tamahori's "Once Were Warriors," an ultra-tough film about drunkenness and violence in an urban Maori community, became the top-grossing locally made film in New Zealand and…
Screenplay, Metin Belgin, Ulku Karaosmanoglu. Camera (color), Colin Mounier; editor, Nikos Kanakis; music, Thesia Panayiotou. Reviewed at Istanbul Film Festival (national competition), April 29…
A ship is like a country, says the captain in "On Board," and in Serdar Akar's directing debut the boat is a metaphor of Turkish (male) society and its nearsighted, self-serving attitudes centered on…
Executive producers, Robert Rohdie, Michael Derrick, Alan Ginsburg, Gary Stetson, Mike Wojciechowski.
"Only connect" could be the slogan of "Voyages," a heartfelt, soberly engaging story of three elderly Jewish women seeking relatives, memories or roots lost in the Holocaust. Pic marks a sensitive…
Produced by Tom Remlov. Co-producer, Finn Gjerdrum.
My Life So Far" is an innocuous childhood memoir that only mildly evokes the special qualities of privileged life in between-the-wars Britain. Shot two years ago and reportedly subjected to repeated…
Too obviously based on a literary source, vet director Tunc Basaran's "Graduate of Insanity" spins its wheels around the tale of an educated middle-class woman driven mad by her cruel father and…