Director: Alfonso Cuaron Cast: George Clooney, Sandra Bullock Out of Competition
After being caught in a meteor shower and having their space shuttle damaged, a seasoned astronaut and a medical engineer on her first mission must find a way to get back to Earth before their oxygen runs out.
'The Zero Theorem'
Director: Terry Gilliam Cast: Christoph Waltz, Matt Damon, Mélanie Thierry, David Thewlis, Lucas Hedges, Ben Whishaw, Tilda Swinton In Competition
The Zero Theorem follows an eccentric and reclusive computer genius plagued with existential angst who works on a mysterious project aimed at discovering the purpose of existence — or the lack thereof.
'Under the Skin'
Director: Jonathan Glazer Cast: Scarlett Johansson In Competition
Under the Skin centers on an alien in human form on a journey through Scotland.
Director: David Gordon Green Cast: Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Ronnie Gene Blevins In Competition
Joe, adapted from Larry Brown's novel of the same name, centers on ex-con Joe Ransom, who struggles to suppress his inclination toward violence until he runs into a hard-luck kid who transforms him into a fierce and tender-hearted protector.
Director: Kelly Reichardt Cast:Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard, James Le Gros In Competition
Night Moves centers on three radical environmentalists who come together for the most intense protest of their lives.
Director: Peter Landesman Cast: James Badge Dale, Zac Efron, Jackie Earle Haley, Colin Hanks, David Harbour, Marcia Gay Harden, Ron Livingston, Jeremy Strong, Billy Bob Thornton, Jacki Weaver, Tom Welling, Paul Giamatti In Competition
Parkland chronicles the events that took place at Dallas, Texas' Parkland hospital on Nov. 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
Director: Patrice Leconte Cast: Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman, Richard Madden Out of Competition
A young man of humble origins gets a job as the personal secretary to the elderly and ailing owner on a steel factory, where he gets to know the owner's wife, a beautiful and reserved woman.
Director: Paul Schrader Cast: Lindsay Lohan, James Deen, Nolan Gerard Funk, Gus Van Sant Out of Competition
The Canyons is a contemporary L.A. noir film about the dangers of sexual obsession and ambition, both personally and professionally.
'The Unknown Known'
Director: Errol Morris Cast: Donald Rumsfeld, Errol Morris In Competition
The documentary chronicles Donald Rumsfeld, one of the key architects of the Iraq War.
Director: Stephen Frears Cast: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan In Competition
Philomena is a narrative of human love and loss that ultimately celebrates life.
'The Armstrong Lie'
Director: Alex Gibney Cast: Lance Armstrong Out of Competition
The Armstrong Lie documentary picks up in 2013 and presents an insider’s view of the unraveling of one of the most extraordinary stories in the history of sports.
Director: Lee Sang-il Cast: Ken Watanabe, Jun Kunimura, Yûra Yagira, Kôichi Satô, Akira Emoto, Shioni Kutsuna, Eiko Koike, Ken’ichi Takitô Out of Competition
The Unforgiven takes place at the dawn of the Meiji Era in 1880, set in Ezo (now Hokkaido), the northernmost island of Japan. The Tokugawa Shogunate has just collapsed, and the Ainu aborigines strive to settle the land alongside the newly established government.
Director: Steven Knight Cast: Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson, Andrew Scott, Ben Daniels, Tom Holland In Competition
Locke follows Ivan Locke, a hard-working man who has earned himself a good life, who one night receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that affect his family, job and soul.
Director: John Curran Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver In Competition
Based on the true story of Robyn Davidson, Tracks follows Davidson's solo trek across Australia from Alice Springs to Uluru and on to the Indian Ocean accompanied by her dog and four camels.
Director: Thierry Ragobert Out of Competition
Amazonia is a 3D odyssey into the Amazon rainforest, following a capuchin money named Saï that finds himself alone and lost in the Amazon jungle after a plane crash. Saï, born and raised in captivity, feels helpless as he tries to face the new world with sudden freedom.
Director: Amos Gitai Cast: Yuval Scharf, Sarah Adler, Uri Gavriel, Norman Issa, Yussuf Abuwarda, Shady Srur, Assi Levy In Competition
Ana Arabia tells the tale of a small community of Jews and Arabs who live together as outcasts in a forgotten enclave at the "border" between Jaffa and Bat Yam, in Israel.
Director: Kim Ki-duk Cast: Cho Jae-hyun, Seo Young-ju, Lee Eun-woo Out of Competition
In Moebius, a wife has desires to take revenge against her cheating husband but ends up inflicting a fatal wound to her son, disappearing when she is overcome with guilt.
Director: Frederick Wiseman Out of Competition
At Berkeley is a documentary film that shows the major aspects of university life, focusing on the University of California, Berkeley, and the school's administrative efforts to maintain academic excellence, its public role, and a diverse student body.
'Che strano chiamarsi Federico'
Director: Ettore Scola Cast: Sergio Rubini, Antonella Attili, Vittorio Viviani, Sergio Pierattini, Tommaso Lanzotti Out of Competition
Che strano chiamarsi Federico paints the portrait of director Federico Fellini's life with details about Scola's meeting with Fellini in the early 1950s, their "pleasure trips" to visit each other's film sets and other moments shared between the two directors.
'Child of God'
Director: James Franco Cast: Scott Haze, Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack Out of Competition
Child of God tells the story of a violent man named Lester Ballard who attempts to live outside the social order in Sevier County, Tenn.
'Con il fiato sospeso'
Director: Costanza Quatriglio Cast: Alba Rohrwacher Out of Competition
Con il fiato sospeso follows a pharmacy student named Stella who begins to suspect that conditions are unsafe in the chemistry labs where she works.
'Die Andere Heimat - Chronik einer Sehnsucht' (Home From Home - Chronicle of a Vision)
Director: Edgar Reitz Cast: Jan Dieter Schneider, Antonia Bill, Maximilian Scheidt, Marita Breuer, Rüdiger Kriese, Philine Lembeck, Mélanie Fouché, Eva Zeidler, Barbara Philipp, Christoph Luser Out of Competition
Home from Home - Chronicle of a Vision takes place in the mid-19th century when Europeans emigrated to South America in a desperate attempt to escape famine, poverty and despotism.
'Die Frau des Polizisten'
Director: Philip Gröning Cast: Alexandra Finder, David Zimmerschied, Pia Kleemann, Chiara Kleemann, Horst Rehberg, Katharina Susewind, Lars Rudolph In Competition
Die Frau des Polizisten is described as a "a simple film" that tells the story of a young family and their newborn child.
'O Sole Minnie'
Directors: Paul Rudish, Aaron Springer, Clay Morrow Out of Competition
O Sole Minnie shows Mickey as a gondolier rower on the Grand Canal of Venice, Italy, where he finds himself smitten by Minnie.
Director: Merzak Allouache Cast: Adila Bendimerad, Nassima Belmihoub, Ahcene Benzerari, Aïssa Chouat, Mourad Khen, Myriam Ait El Hadj In Competition
Es-Stouh takes place in Bab el-Oued, the working-class neighborhood of Algiers, where time is marked by the muezzin's call to prayer and five stories intersect.
'Feng Ai' ('Til Madness Do Us Part)
Director: Bing Wang Out of Competition
Feng Ai is set in an isolated asylum where 50 men live their days locked on one floor, affording little contact with the outside world.
'Harlock: Space Pirate'
Director: Shinji Aramaki Out of Competition
Harlock: Space Pirate follows Captain Harlock as he fights against the corrupt Gaia Coalition and their quest for intergalactic rule by roaming the universe in his battle cruiser, the Arcadia, and attacking enemy ships.
'Jiaoyou' (Stray Dogs)
Director: Ming-liang Tsai Cast: Lee Kang-sheng, Lu Yi-ching, Lee Yi-cheng, Lee Yi-chieh, Chen Shiang-chyi In Competition
Jiaoyou focuses on a father, who earns a meager income as a human billboard, and his two children, who wander around modern-day Taipei and take refuge in an abandoned building.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki In Competition
Kaze Tachinu is an animated feature about Jiro, who dreams of flying and designing airplanes, but is unable to fly due to being nearsighted at a young age. Instead, he joins the aircraft division of a major Japanese engineering company in 1927.
Director: Gianni Amelioa Cast: Antonio Albanese, Livia Rossi, Gabriele Rendina, Alfonso Santagata, Sandra Ceccarelli In Competition
L'intrepido imagines a new occupation called "replacement" with an unemployed man who practices that job every day and is content with having little in life.
Director: Philippe Garrel Cast: Louis Garrel, Anna Mouglalis In Competition
A poor 30-year-old actor tries everything to find work for a struggling actress he has fallen for while also caring for his daughter.
'La voce di Berlinguer'
Director: Mario Sesti Out of Competition
La voce di Berlinguer looks back at the speech given by Italian politician Enrico Berlinguer in Turin in 1981.
Director: Alexandros Avranas Cast: Themis Panou, Eleni Roussinou In Competition
When 11-year-old Angeliki commits suicide on her birthday, police and social services try to figure out why she jumped off the balcony, but her family keeps insisting it was an accident.
Director: Anna Eborn Cast: Vanessa Piper, Kassel Sky Little, Lance Red Cloud Cassandra Warrior, Daniel Runs Close, John Little Finger, Bert Lee Montileaux Jr. Out of Competition
Pine Ridge tells the story of residents in South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation.
Director: Miguel Gomes Out of Competition
Redemption is a documentary that follows four people's stories.
Director: Gianfranco Rossi In Competition
Gianfranco Rossi filmed for more than two years in a minivan on Rome’s giant ring road, the Grande Raccordo Anulare.
'Summer '82: When Zappa Came to Sicily'
Director: Salvo Cuccia Cast: Gail Zappa, Moon Zappa, Diva Zappa, Dweezil Zappa, Mathilda Doucette, Megan Zappa, Massimo Bassoli, Steve Vai, Tanino Liberatore, Thomas Nordegg Out of Competition
The documentary follows Salvo Cuccia, who 30 years later picks an unused ticket to a Frank Zappa concert and sets out to reassemble the pieces of that particular moment in his life.
'Tom a la ferme'
Director: Xavier Dolan Cast: Xavier Dolan, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Lise Roy, Evelyne Brochu In Competition
Set in Québec, Tom à la ferme is a psychological thriller that centers on the growing gap between city and country.
'Ukraine Is Not a Brothel'
Director: Kitty Green Out of Competition
Ukraine Is Not a Brothel is a documentary that focuses on Ukraine’s topless feminist movement, Femen.
'Via Castellana Bandiera'
Director: Emma Dante Cast: Elena Cotta, Emma Dante, Alba Rohrwacher, Renato Malfatti, Dario Casarolo, Carmine Maringola In Competition
Two women face off in a silent duel that is fought out in the intimate violence of their stares.
'Walesa Man of Hope'
Director: Andrzej Wajda Cast: Robert Wieckiewicz, Agnieszka Grochowska, Maria Rosaria Omaggio Out of Competition
The life of a simple electrician, at first fighting for his fellow workers’ rights, only echoes some remote events, until it is Walesa himself and millions of his countrywomen and men that become world news for several years to come.
'Wolf Creek 2'
Director: Greg McLean Cast: Phillipe Klaus, Shannon Ashlyn, John Jarratt Out of Competition
Psychopathic pig shooter Mick Taylor is the last man any outback traveler wants to meet, and now his irreverent attitude toward human life has escalated to a new level.
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