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  • La Chienne (NR)

    Jean Renoir's first sound feature (1931) and one of his best, about a bored banker (Michel Simon) who becomes hopelessly smitten with a prostitute (Janie Mareze). more...
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  • Last Train Home (NR)

    Chinese-Canadian director Lixin Fan considers the social upheavals wrought by China's economic miracle in this 2009 documentary, which records the annual migration of nearly 130 million urban factory workers back to their native villages to celebrate the New Year. more...
  • Left Field (NR)

    Inadvertently fascinating, Ben Steger's documentary about Humboldt Park's boozy, irony-saturated adult kickball league gives new meaning to the term "tragically hip." more...
  • Let the Bullets Fly (NR)

    This period action comedy by Jiang Wen (Devils on the Doorstep) is great fun in the Shakespearean tradition, stuffed with lively characters, dramatic stand-offs, and stolen-identity subplots. more...
  • Letters From the Big Man (NR)

    Christopher Munch (Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day, The Sleepy Time Gal) directs his first feature since 2004, and it's hard to categorize, both sweet and strange. more...
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  • Letters to Father Jacob (NR)

    In this superbly acted Finnish drama (2009), a hard-bitten convict serving a life sentence for murder (Kaarina Hazard) is pardoned and hired to work as secretary to a blind, elderly priest (Heikki Nouisiainen) living in the rectory of an abandoned country church. more...
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  • Listen to Me Marlon
  • Listen to Me Marlon (NR)

    Listen to Me Marlon, an engrossing documentary portrait of Marlon Brando, has more than its share of awkward moments, but none more so than its 1955 clip of the 30-year-old actor appearing on Edward R. Murrow's CBS interview series Person to Person alongside his 60-year-old father, Marlon Brando Sr. When Murrow asks the father if he's proud of his son—who has just won an Oscar for On the Waterfront—Marlon Sr. replies, "Well, as an actor, not too proud, but as a man, why quite proud." more...
  • Lore (NR)

    Australian writer-director Cate Shortland, who made an impressive feature debut with Somersault (2004), returns at last with a gripping second feature that marks both a continuation of and a radical departure from the first. more...