Two-time Palme d'Or winner Shohei Imamura returns to the festival with one of his most personal outings in "Dr. Akagi." But the wartime saga of a country general-practitioner doggedly pursuing a cure…
Fifteen years after "In the White City," vet Swiss director Alain Tanner returns to Portugal with an adaptation of Italo writer Antonio Tabucchi's "Requiem."
A young American hooked on Hemingway plunges into dramatic Mexican adventures in the Eric Roberts starrer "La Cucaracha."
In "Tropic of Emerald," Dutch helmer Orlow Seunke ("The Taste of Water") crafts a fascinating historical epic set in 1940s Indonesia.
Very much in line with new Iranian cinema, "Don" is a near-documentary fiction feature that captures the nitty-gritty of society's outcasts in with heart-felt empathy.
In adapting Dashiell Hammett's novel for the stage, Theatre de la Jeune Lune has created a stylish, mood-soaked homage to the detective-thriller genre in American film and fiction. More than a mere…
In "Just Between Us," a mild-mannered building contractor has an exhausting day when the previously parallel universes of his wife and mistress suddenly collide. Reasonably well-sustained farce…
A Tokyo punk and ditzy hairdresser hook up to myopic effect in "Tokyo Eyes," a wannabe study of youth anomie by French helmer Jean-Pierre Limosin that's as vacuous as its leads.
A bold attempt at a comedy-thriller set in the near future in Belfast, this first feature from David Caffrey shows plenty of promise and chutzpah, but veers wildly in tone from sweet romantic comedy…
At first glance, Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" may appear ripe for spoofing: It features memorable characters, indelibly loopy dialogue and several unforgettable scenes. In reality, however, the…