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…
Running time: 85 MIN.
Debby, His Honor's
In "Crest of Betrayal," director Kinji Fukasaku tackles the traditions and history of his homeland through the innovative combining of two oft-told local legends:"Chushingura" (better known as "The…