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  • Unbroken Glass
  • Unbroken Glass (NR)

    When filmmaker Dinesh Das Sabu was a six-year-old boy growing up in Louisiana, his father died of cancer and his schizophrenic mother committed suicide. more...
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (NR)

    The dead speak with the living, animals speak to humans, and—thanks to a dense sound mix suggesting musique concrete—the northern Thai jungle just won't shut up in this hypnotic 2010 feature by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Blissfully Yours, Tropical Malady). more...
  • Unforgivable (NR)

    This 2011 melodrama by French writer-director André Téchiné may not achieve the profundity of his Rendez-vous (1985), Thieves (1996), or The Witnesses (2007), but it's clearly the work of a master storyteller, conveying a rich, novelistic sense of character and a poetic feeling for the passing of time. more...
  • Untamed (NR)

    Though the heroine of Mikio Naruse's 1957 period drama is a rebellious free spirit rather than a passive victim (as was often the case in his work), the film nonetheless drives home the director's perennial theme, the impossibility of happiness within Japanese society. more...
  • A Useful Life (NR)

    The first half of this black-and-white Uruguayan feature (2010) is set almost entirely in a troubled cinematheque, where a middle-aged employee (film critic Jorge Jellinek) nurses a crush on a law professor and goes about the business of showing movies to a dwindling public. more...
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