Director Kai Wessel's film 'Fog In August' ('Nebel im August') addresses a dark period in German history - the Nazis' "euthanasia" programme.
Andrzej Wajda, the acclaimed Polish director whose films reflected his country’s turbulent history, has died at the age of 90.
Irish heartthrobs Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan ('Fifty Shades of Grey') star in WWII thriller 'Anthropoid', based on the real story of a 1942 plan to assassinate a leading Nazi officer.
For his latest film, “Neruda”, Chilean director, Pablo Larrain, has once again teamed up with the Mexican star, Gael Garcia Bernal. The film follows
Little is known about the hunt for Nazi criminal Adolph Eichman. Most people have heard about his abduction by Mossad in Argentina in 1960, his trial
‘Land of Mine’ is a Danish-German film, which opens up a rather unknown chapter of World War Two. Directed by Denmark’s Martin Zandvliet, it is a
Hungary has only ever once won an Oscar in 1981 when István Szabó‘s “Mephisto” triumphed as Best Foreign Language movie. This year it may have its
Set in Estonia in the 1950s, ‘The Fencer’ is the Finnish contender for an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Film category and it has already received a
For Alexander Sokourov in his new film “Francofonia. Le Louvre sous l’occupation” Paris represents more than just France, just as the Louvre is
For women to have the right to vote in the UK a group of women suffered the brutality of the authorities and the contempt of a part of society. Sarah
Let’s see what out in Europe at the moment. We start with ‘Virgin Mountain’ by Icelandic director Dagur Kári, a bittersweet movie described as a
Set in Ireland and America, Brooklyn is the story of young Ellis Lacey, played by Saoirse Ronan, who finds herself torn between two countries and two
Feminist protesters campaigning against domestic violence stormed the red carpet at the premiere of ‘Suffragette’, which tells the story of British
Shooting is underway on the most expensive Hungarian movie of all time. Set during the Hapsburg reprisals after the failed Hungarian revolution of
Based on the novel of the same name, Steven Spielberg’s latest movie ‘Bridge of Spies’ stars Tom Hanks as an American lawyer recruited by the
Set in 11th century Scotland and using Shakespeare's original dialogue, the film follows the story of Macbeth whose ambitious wife, played by Marion Cotillard, urges him to kill to in her pursuit of p
This week Cinema Box is bringing you the latest movie by Romanian director Radu Jude. ‘Aferim’ is at once a black comedy, a Western and a historical
As Nagasaki marks the 70th anniversary of its atomic bombing, hundreds have attended a rally to protest planned security bills, which they say could
The dropping of atom bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70 years ago is given new focus in a special exhibition at American
A truck carrying coffins with the remains of 136 victims of Europe’s worst mass killing since the Holocaust: the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. The
While most countries still have to wait for the pleasure of seeing Laszlo Nemez’s film ‘Son of Saul.’ The film, which won the Special Jury Prize at
Having a film selected to compete at the Cannes Film Festival is quite an achievement. Having your first film selected is even more so. “Son of Saul”
Set for release just two weeks after the birth of Baby Charlotte, the timing is perfect for ‘A Royal Night Out’, which tells the story about how
Based on Thomas Hardy’s classic novel of the same name, ‘Far From The Madding Crowd’ stars Carey Mulligan as a headstrong, independent country girl
Actor Alan Rickman makes a rare foray into directing with “A Little Chaos”, in which he also plays Louis XIV and is reunited on-screen with Kate
A black and white requiem to the Baltic people deported to Siberia by Stalin.
Putting any religion on the silver screen is almost certain to court controversy so it is no surprise a new biopic about the Prophet Muhammad has
Based on Irène Némirovsky’s novel of the same name, ‘Suite Francaise’ centres on a romance between a French villager and a German soldier during the