Narrators: Ben Kingsley, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Stewart, Miriam Margolyes, Jean Boht.
Freud comes to China in the Grand Prize winner of this year's Tokyo Fest, a sumptuously shot study of filial loyalty and "Hamlet"-like angst. Top tech values, a provocative plot hook, and the…
Grainy and amateurish, shot on a Spanish shoestring, "Justino" nonetheless has such a mixture of endearing humanity, humor and outrageous situations that it beguiles the viewer. This quirky but…
Having seemingly put aside the political and social vocation of his more prolific filmmaking days, veteran Bengali director Mrinal Sen is again in a meditative, allegorical frame of mind with "The…
Guide: Rian Malan.
Exploring the tragic events in the former Yugoslavia, "Vukovar Poste Restante" sears the eye with images of mindless ethnic conflict, as it ranges from an idyllic rose garden to the concluding…
Voices: Kathleen Barr, Lee Tokar, Doug Parker, Dale Wilson.
"Dreams" ventures yet another satirical look at post-Soviet Russia in economic/moral disarray, albeit through an offbeat prism: Its heroine is a 19 th-century aristocrat whose "nightmares" foresee…
There's little in "Unexpected Tenderness," Israel Horovitz's new play about family violence, that isn't entirely expected. A melodrama set in the New England of the early 1950s but given a decidedly…
"Stargate" has one of those plots that naturally causes people to roll their eyes. Commercial prospects for this curiously unabsorbing yarn border on the dire.
In "Declarations of Love," Pupi Avati returns to the warmly affectionate evocations of bygone Bologna that were his earlier staple. He obtains affably entertaining results, but clutters his subject…