Strained metaphysics dovetail with urban and architectural nostalgia in the exquisitely realized, minutely detailed Japanese anime "Tekkonkinkreet."
Sparked by an upcoming grudge-match between an ex-con and a local boxing champ, racial tensions flare up in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in compelling, intelligent drama "Poor Boy's Game."
An idealistic German teacher's innocent obsession with a bad-seed student has unanticipated ripple effects for his class and his life in fitfully absorbing vid-shot drama "Good Morning, Mister…
Occasional laughs and congenial atmosphere are challenged by a weak script and an overlong running time in innocuous and light comedy "Sumo Hot Pot -- Chanko." Pic reps another round helmer Toshiki…
Docu "Lagerfeld Confidential," about designer Karl Lagerfeld, feels like a film that's been ghost edited by its own subject. Lagerfeld is seen here at work and leisure, and responding with insouciant…
Independent Films has picked up soccer doc "In Search of Diego" for worldwide sale.
Big names hit the smallest of the small screens here at the 3GSM mobile phone conference Monday as directors and stars from Sundance and Bollywood debuted short films made for cell phones.
Denmark's Trust Film Sales is in Berlin with a partly new organization. New CEO Maja Dyekjer Giese has brought, among others, Thomas Mai as co-production and sales exec and Jimmy Bredow as head of…
German TV channel ZDF will present a miniseries of short pics based on stories of Polish sci-fi author Stanislav Lem.
Taiwan's Three Dots Entertainment licensed Panorama film "Spider Lilies" to a handful of Asian territories.
Madman Entertainment has picked up rights in Australia and New Zealand to "In the Shadow of the Moon," David Sington's doc about the U.S. Apollo program.