Neatly mixing whimsical quirkiness, straight-faced absurdity and affecting melancholy, "Management" is a slight but likable dramedy that signals a promising directorial debut for…
A widescreen black-and-white genre thrill ride navigating a stylized 1960s Sofia underworld, "Zift," from Bulgarian theater vet and first-time helmer Javor Gardev, stakes out a style somewhere…
A deliriously camp spectacle reveling in mid-1960s aesthetics, "The Seed of Discord" is Pappi Corsicato's return to the over-the-top stylizations that made his earlier films such fun.
A married, middle-aged Russian woman living in rural Blighty considers throwing it all in for a hunky fellow countryman in "The Season of Mists."
"Stella," Sylvie Verheyde's splendid 1977-set film about schooling, culture and social class, plunges its 11-year-old heroine, and by extension the viewer, into a series of different educational…
An almost unfilmable novel about a young German kid's-eye view of the Holocaust gets a solid, ultimately powerful translation to the bigscreen.
With a constituency limited to anyone who eats, "Food, Inc." is a civilized horror movie for the socially conscious, the nutritionally curious and the hungry.
Troubled by his sexual orientation, a teacher gets an education in self-acceptance and forgiveness during a rural pastorale in this beautifully crafted bittersweet dramedy from Czech writer-helmer…
A naive, between-the-wars French painter is brought to vivid life in the satisfying fact-inspired drama "Seraphine."
China, Weijun Chen's pic examines the country's customs and culture from within the walls of a kitschy eating establishment.
A journey by van from Spain to Morocco reveals the plight of the African migrant in the social-issue drama "Return to Hansala."