The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (USA)
by Andrew Dominik
Robert Ford, who’s idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.
The Babysitters (USA)
by David Ross
A teenager turns her babysitting service into a call-girl service for married guys after fooling around with one of her customers.
by Anton Corbijn
A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23.
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (France)
by Julian Schnabel
The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn’t paralyzed.
Ex Drummer (Belgium)
by Koen Mortier
Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them.
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Romania)
by Cristian Mungiu
A woman assists her friend in arranging an illegal abortion in 1980s Romania.
Import Export (Germany)
by Ulrich Seidl
A nurse from the Ukraine searches for a better life in the West, while an unemployed security guard from Austria heads East for the same reason.
Margot at the Wedding (USA)
by Noah Baumbach
Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is marrying less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.
The Savages (USA)
by Tamara Jenkins
A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Stellet Licht (Silent Light) (Mexico)
by Carlos Reygadas
In a Mennonite community in Mexico, a father’s faith is tested when he falls in love with a new woman.