Christian Petzold’s newest is a beguiling fairytale, replete with the director’s multifaceted interests.
Philippe Garrel’s career-long command of heartache and romantic pitfalls continues.
Tsai Ming-liang eases back into narrative filmmaking with a formally audacious and tender feature.
Cristi Puiu evokes the turn of the 20th century for a chamber piece of opaque intent and heavy conversation.
An atypical dud from Olivier Assayas, fascinating only for its flaws
Bong offers a rigorous class-system takedown disguised as a serpentine thriller
Kelly Reichardt returns to the 19th century for an evocative portrait of enduring friendship
Pedro Costa continues to hone his craft in his most earthbound and ravishing film yet
Mati Diop’s Atlantics elevates a handspun ghost story to transcendent heights
Guided along by a combustible lead performance from Tom Mercier, Synonyms reveals the densely layered qualities of language