Triple threat of tight scripting, impassioned playing and fluid helming sells 'Chiko' as a forceful Turkish-German 'Scarface.'
An affectionate tribute to cross-cultural friendship.
Deeply humanistic story set among Iran's underprivileged explores how capitalism and technology corrupts man.
Anarchy is in the air, but drama is a tad too schematic in the nevertheless engaging German 24-hour hi-def crisscrosser "Berlin --1st of May."
It's a sign something's not quite working when the statistics in a film's closing credits about child abductions, underage prostitution and kiddie porn prove more disturbing than the fictionalized…
Observational docu "Victoire Terminus" gives auds a ringside seat at a Congolese women's boxing tournament.
A bullied misfit finds his destiny with a mysterious girl vampire in idiosyncratic romantic horror fantasy "Let The Right One In."
The miscalculated and overlong "Julia" proves a startling misfire for writer-helmer Erick Zonca and fearless actress Tilda Swinton.
A tale of village tensions, political torture and killings, and internecine squabbles.
Tan Pin Pin ("Singapore GaGa") continues her examination of the island state's "blind spots" with another bittersweet short feature.