Karim Ainouz takes auds on an inner journey over 24 hours that, like tides on the beach, surge and subside until a calmer spirit prevails.
Gust Van den Berghe's shimmeringly simple film is a very free adaptation of Maurice Maeterlinck's 1909 Symbolist play.
An inevitably uneven response to the 2011 Egyptian revolution by a collective of 10 rising and established filmmakers
Karl Markovics makes a very confident debut with this small but perfectly formed slice of stylized social realism.
An overnight search for a body yields a quietly poignant autopsy on the human condition in Nuri Bilge Ceylan's somber, rigorous new feature.
Paolo Sorrentino's first English-lingo production is a road trip of stunning scope yet deep intimacy, featuring an aged rock star-turned-Nazi hunter played by Sean Penn at his transformative best.
Lightweight, structurally somewhat baggy pic in the "Stand by Me" mold should appeal to the actor-director's Francophone fanbase but won't leave gigantic B.O. footprints offshore.
"Drive" takes the tired heist-gone-bad genre out for a spin, delivering fresh guilty-pleasure thrills in the process.