As if the death of his father and subsequent catatonia of his mother weren’t enough, a grieving teen is pursued by the ugly duckling from hell in this gripping shocker employing claustrophobic interiors and a variety of inspired torture instruments.
A family weekend in the Breton countryside spirals out of control for recent divorcée Lena (Chiara Mastroianni) when her mother invites her cheating ex over without her knowledge in this New Wave–inspired look at a woman on the verge.
Examining a notorious World War II massacre through the eyes of an eight-year-old child, this richly textured film captures with a serene beauty the lives of Italian peasants caught in the crossfire between fascists and partisans.
Creativity, longing, healing and the surprising way all three can merge together underscore this engrossing documentary about Marwencol, a miniature World War II Belgian town created by Mark Hogancamp as therapy for injuries suffered in a vicious attack.
OPENING NIGHT FILM A man who lost his father to a landmine and has a bullet lodged in his own skull seeks revenge against weapons manufacturers, enlisting an eccentric gang of junk dealers into his wacky scheme in this latest dazzler from Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Amélie).
A married couple reels off into separate byways of grief after the death of their child in this beautifully acted, carefully observed and consistently unexpected exploration of loss and endurance from actor-turned–writer/director Orser, playing opposite real-life wife Jeanne Tripplehorn.
Boasting remarkable performances from its two leads, this South Korean drama follows two childhood friends who reunite as young women, only to discover that economic anxiety can rupture bonds that once were innocent and pure.
Covertly filmed on location in Zimbabwe, this award-winning film documents a white farmer’s court battle with President Robert Mugabe to keep his farm against the backdrop of Mugabe’s reelection campaign.
A turn-of-the-century aristocrat whose wealth is dwindling continues to spend money on lavish concerts in his music room in this rueful, ironical film that stands as one of the greatest in Indian cinema. This classic of Indian cinema will be seen in a print restored by the Academy Film Archive.
Increasingly cynical about the world of human affairs in postwar England, a middle-aged man finds, by adopting a dog, the utter devotion that was missing from his human relationships, in this simultaneously touching and explicitly earthy animated feature.