Shunji Iwai’s ode to disengaged youths that searched for meaningful connection in online forums, as we follow the unraveling of a bunch of teens who grow isolated from each other and find solace in the mysterious and enigmatic Lily.
All About Love marks, I believe, Hong Kong’s first mainstream film dealing with a relationship between two women. It stars VERY funny lady Sandra Ng and singer/actress Vivian Chow — back from her retirement from the Chinese entertainment industry.
All Dogs Go to Heaven tells the story of a crooked but friendly mixed-race dog Charlie who gets involved in devious gambling businesses against his backstabbing business partner Carface. After a fail murder, Charlie fins a little orphan girl who can speak to animals.
Altiplano shows us the interconnected stories between a war photographer who had the bad experience of witnessing the execution of her Iran guide, and an Andean village who are uprising against a contaminating mine that have cost some of their loved ones’ lives.
This is a comedy… of sorts, about a Russian immigrant in Portugal who’s married to a small-time crook who starts to make a living out of selling fake passports to illegal immigrants. Ah, the Land of the Free.