When all the dogs in a Japanese city are banished, Atari sets out to find his pet, an odyssey that will determine the fate of the entire region. Cinema master Wes Anderson’s entrancing animated film opened the most recent Berlinale.
A musical drama that traces Soviet musician Viktor Tsoy’s attempts to make it to the top while facing cultural and personal challenges. The film premiered at Cannes in the absence of the director who has been under house arrest since August 2017.
With her fiancé on the battlefront, Veronika must go on with her routine and wait for a sign of life as WWII rages on. A digitally-restored print of Mikhail Kalatozov’s Soviet masterpiece, winner of the Cannes Palme d’Or in 1958.
In 2005, Chantal Akerman arrived in Tel Aviv with her camera. For a month, she films neighboring windows from her apartment, and reads excerpts aloud from her journal including notes on Judaism, film, and her family.
Lazzaro is a laborer on the Marchesa de Luna’s tobacco plantation. When her son Tancredi visits the fields, he is captivated by Lazzaro’s sincerity and kindness. Alice Rohrwacher’s (The Wonders) new, critically-acclaimed film.
The last film by the great Chantal Akerman, who passed away last October, is a demanding and touching documentary that follows the last months of her mother's life, revealing the deep and complex relationship between a mother and daughter.