A scene from So Long, My Son

From Platform to Mountains May Depart, sixth-generation Chinese cinema can’t resist spanning decades, with epic (but worthwhile) run times to match. W(...)

Israeli director Nadav Lapid holds his Golden Bear for best film for Synonymes at the   Berlinale film festival on Saturday. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

Israeli director Nadav Lapid’s film Synonyms, about an Israeli man who tries to suppress his origins after moving to Paris, starting with his own lang(...)