"Aurora Boreal" is unsubtle, half-baked fare short of a couple major rewrites.
A Parisian ad man is so disgusted by his craven, manipulative profession that he kills himself in "99 Francs." Wait! No, he doesn't.
A winsome if wobbly concept is given winsome if wobbly treatment in "Nonna's Trip."
A divorced cop abducts his young son and suffers all the dramatic and psychological consequences in "Echo."
Character actress Anne Le Ny makes a haunting scripting-helming debut with "Those Who Remain."
Colombia and Chile have selected pics from newcomers to represent them in the foreign-language Oscar race.
A fatal automobile accident leaves a legacy of wrecked lives in the earnest yet inevitable criss-crosser "Normal."
An understated distaff drama about the fallout from the death of a billiard hall owner.
The Nipponese quest for national honor is tinged with doubts about patriotism in WWII submarine drama "Sea Without Exit."
A disillusioned biblical scholar finds that getting up close and personal provides real answers to life's questions in "Salvation."
The first feature by German helmer Andreas Kleinert since his well-received 1999 drama "Paths in the Night" has its moments, but would be more marketable (and focused) with tightening by 10-15…