In this film version of a Wallace Shawn adaptation of a Henrik Ibsen play (created for the stage by Andre Gregory), a dying, egotistical architect tries to make amends for a lifetime spent bullying, manipulating, and misleading those closest to him.
“Persian Picasso” Bahman Mohassess was an openly gay sculptor and painter who fled Iran after the Islamic Revolution. This fascinating new portrait film captures the cranky, combative artist in his Rome apartment sometime before his 2010 death.
Never released theatrically in America despite being nominated for nine Cėsars (French Oscars) at home, this all-singing melodrama from the director of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg is an operatic, star-crossed love story set during a crippling labor strike in 1950s Nantes.
The latest institutional profile by celebrated nonfiction film master Frederick Wiseman is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at London’s National Gallery.
This inquiry into history and memory by a late, great cine-essayist centers on a computer programmer who’s researching the Battle of Okinawa for a video game.
Acclaimed New York guitarist and composer Marc Ribot performs his original soundtrack to Chaplin’s silent classic, a stellar blend of comedy and pathos.