"A jet-black social comedy marbled with delectably handled close calls, The Ax puts the merciless world of downsizing, outsourcing and other capitalist trends on the chopping block." — Lisa Nesselson, Variety
- Aotearoa New Zealand
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- Serbia and Montenegro
- South Africa
- The Netherlands
The gift of a daunting Dogo Argentino show dog provides unexpected opportunities for a laid-off pump attendant in this tender-hearted tale from Patagonia.
"Machuca... is both sweet and stringent, attuned to the wonders of childhood as well as its cruelty and terror." — A.O. Scott, NY Times
Family chaos takes to the road in this amiable comedy from Argentina. “Slyly funny… a multi-generational road movie proving that the family that travels together unravels together.” — Nigel Andrews, Financial Times
Javier Bardem is superb in this year’s Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film, the true story of Ramón Sampedro, who famously fought the Spanish government for the right to end his life.