"Trois Couleurs: Bleu," the first installment in Krzysztof Kieslowski's trilogy inspired by the French tricolor, falls short of the mystical perfection that characterized "The Decalogue," but boasts…
AShadow of Doubt" is a riveting exploration of how a father's presumed abuse of his young daughter destroys eachmember of a middle-class French family, and how society deals with incest. Director…
"Household Saints" has so many changes of mood, pacing and focus that it's impossible to know what it's really aiming at. After building up some cockeyed charm through the first half, Nancy Savoca's…
Now is the Alex Winter of our discontent. "Freaked" showcases Ted (or is it Bill?) of the "Excellent Adventure" as star, co-director, co-producer, co-writer and conspirator. An anarchic mix of hip…
"The Saint of Fort Washington" takes a soft, benign look at the homeless. Sympathetic performances from Danny Glover and Matt Dillon somewhat compensate for the mildness of the material, but can't…
Reviewed Aug. 28, 1993, at World Film Festival, Montreal. Running time: 75 MIN.
Also with: Antoine Basler, Carlotta Soldevilla, Nanou, Marie Peyrucq-Yamou, Gladys Gambie, Makeda.
The best Swedish film of its kind since "My Life as a Dog,""The Slingshot" is an exquisite period piece, combining humor, tragedy and uplifting optimism. It
Margarethe Von Trotta's agonizingly up-to-the-minute political thriller, "The Long Silence," is a devastating depiction of a society almost in the grip of anarchy. Poignant and grim, film…
As he has proven many times in the past, Israel Horovitz can write much better plays than "Fighting Over Beverley." Put simply, it doesn't ring true. And it suffers badly from a Vera Lynn complex.