Still of actor Gad Elmaleh playing Marc Tourneuil in "Capital."
Cinemondo: City of Women

City of Women

A businessman finds himself trapped at a hotel and threatened by women en masse.

Federico Fellini's epic 1980 fantasia introduced the start of the Maestro's delirious late period. A surrealist tour-de-force filmed on soundstages and locations alike, and overflowing with the same sensory (and sensual) invention heretofore found only in the classic movie-musicals (and Fellini's own oeuvre), La città delle donne [City of Women] taps into the era's restless youth culture, coalescing into nothing less than Fellini's post-punk opus.

Marcello Mastroianni appears as Fellini's alter ego in a semi-reprise of his character from "8 1/2," Snàporaz. As though passing into a dream, the charismatic avatar finds himself initiated into a phantasmagoric world where women — or an idea of women — have taken power, and which is structured like an array of psychosexual set-pieces, culminating in a bravura hot-air balloon that decisively sticks the "anti" up into "climax."

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The Other Son

Two young men, one Israeli and one Palestinian, discover they were accidentally switched at birth.

As he prepares to join the Israeli army for his national service, Joseph discovers he is not his parents’ biological son, but that he was inadvertently switched at birth with Yassin, the son of a Palestinian family from the West Bank. This revelation turns the lives of these two families upside-down, forcing them to reassess their respective identities, their values and their beliefs.

Timbuktu

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives — which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith — abruptly disturbed.

Amen

During WWII, SS officer Kurt Gerstein tries to inform Pope Pius XII about Jews being sent to extermination camps. Young Jesuit priest Riccardo Fontana helps him in the difficult mission to inform the world.

A German-Romanian-French historical drama film, "Amen." is co-written and directed by Costa-Gavras and starring Ulrich Tukur.

Farewell My Queen

A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and Gabrielle de Polastron, duchesse de Polignac, during the first days of the French Revolution. As Versailles becomes engulfed with news of the storming of the Bastille, we see the panic that unfolds through the eyes of Sidonie, one of the Queen's most loyal readers.

The 2012 French drama was directed by Benoît Jacquot, starts Diane Kruger as the Queen, Léa Seydoux as Sidonie and Virginie Ledoyen as Gabrielle de Polastron, duchesse de Polignac.

That Man from Rio

A young man comes to the rescue of his girlfriend abducted by thieves and brought to Rio de Janeiro. An extravagant adventure ensues.

"L'Hone de Rio" is a French/Italian adventure film by Philippe de Broca and starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Françoise Dorléac.