Dramas around the World

Age-old dramas from modern, borderless filmmakers.
By
Kim Linekin

Mountains May Depart

The joys, hopes and sorrows of a Chinese woman's life play out against the backdrop of sweeping historical events from the past, present and future.

Difret

A young lawyer works to free a 14-year-old Ethiopian girl who's facing the death penalty after shooting a man who tried to force her into marriage.

Cemetery of Splendor

Soldiers afflicted with a mystery sleeping sickness are confined to a rural Thai clinic. Soon, a kind nurse begins to have dreamy, mystical visions.

Cain and Abel

Gifted doctor Cho-in leads a charmed life while his older brother Seon-woo seethes with jealousy in this series inspired by Biblical characters.

 

Fatima

After emigrating from Algeria to France, single mother Fatima Elayoubi struggles against barriers of race and language to forge a writing career.