Valery Ostrovsky . Alexander Abdulov
In "Weird Tales," a father tells his teenage daughter three surreal tall tales on a train, involving the other passengers in his bizarre imaginings. Though basically funny, the episodes are linked by…
Maverick helmer Pierre Falardeau's sympathetic view of French-Canadian terrorism guarantees that "October" will spark all kinds of controversy and will almost certainly be one of the most…
"Broken English" is a play that doesn't speak very clearly. Author Geraldine Sherman seems to have more than a few things on her mind, but her work here barely rises to a whisper.
A microscopic look at the Israel Defense Force is offered in "Tsahal," Claude Lanzmann's unabashedly epic documentary, a logical follow-up to his landmark 1985 "Shoah." Though not as emotionally…
Filmed in Vancouver by Stan Rogow Prods. in association with Paramount Network Television. Executive producer, Stan Rogow; producer, Kedren Werner; director, Bobby Roth; writer, Dan Gordon; As TV…
Though lacking the comic verve and savvy wit of "Go Fish," "Bar Girls" situates itself in similar territory, as a seriocomic look at the lifestyles of eight lesbians who frequent the same bar. Marita…
Doris von Thury
This first feature by award-winning docu-maker Orna Ben-Dor Niv fails to convince in its glossy tale about plucky orphans and transit camps in 1949 Israel. Preferring photogenic tykes and TV-style…
Galvanized by a sure directorial style and pace, and reveling in the joy of comic theater, the National Theater of the Deaf's 1994-95 touring adaptation of Eugene Labiche and Marc Michel's 1851 farce…
Piero Natoli, Italy's eternal independent filmmaker, transforms his years of struggle into enjoyable comedy in "The Film Thief." Pic's subject matter and honest self-irony should give it an edge with…
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