A familiar but intensely rendered portrait of a former mining community in East Durham, northern England, "Like Father" brooks no sugar-coating as it examines the messy consequences of…
A WWII German soldier makes a heroic, three-year trek home from a Siberian labor camp in "As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me," a good old slice of widescreen entertainment shot in spectacular locations.
"Calmness" takes an unusually profound look at civil unrest in India, contrasting senseless brother-kill-brother violence with the Hindu philosophy of looking inward to attain peace.
A familiar but enjoyable comedy-fantasy about an ex-gambler who finds a mysterious, preserved head that can pick winning horses, "On the Nose" is able entertainment in a light vein.
In "Balalaika," Ali Ozgenturk ("The Horse") again shows he's one of Turkey's most gifted storytellers, capable of bringing characters vividly to life.