A plucky Filipino transsexual hopes porn and prostitution will form a gateway to international travel and true love.
The ancient Kyrgyz custom of bride kidnapping, still practiced in some rural areas, underpins the atmospheric but uneven comedy-drama "Pure Coolness."
"Full Battle Rattle" follows the training regimen of one battalion during engagement and occupation in one of 13 fake "villages."
A dying man seeks out those he he has wronged throughout his life in the touching if culturally idiosyncratic Japanese meller "Walking My Life."
Homosexual romance and family grief are entangled to mildly appealing effect in the sprawling yuletide meller "The Love of Siam." Courting gay auds and straight friends, progressive Thai drama…
Now that New York-based gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello fills venues accommodating thousands and charismatic founder-frontman Eugene Hutz has the lead in Madonna's "Filth and Wisdom," the days when…
Winifred Watson's 1938 novel "Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day" may be small potatoes in the rarefied all-of-life-in-one-day literary realm best exemplified by "Ulysses" and "Mrs. Dalloway," but it…
Life is an uphill battle in the gritty, unsentimental but nevertheless touching drama "The Fight."
Two bourgeois Swedish couples find a dinner-party discussion about adultery leads to serious repercussions in Danish helmer Simon Staho's "Heaven's Heart."
Not one, but two serial killers stalk the streets of the ironically titled "Our Town."
A Dublin Catholic schoolgirl worries about measuring up to her peers in everything from bra size to boyfriend in "32A."