Titles likely to generate strong buzz at this year's market

Johnny Depp, Nicolas Cage among films' stars


"Ong Bak 3"
 
"Mr. Nice"
International Sales: Independent

Rhys Ifans stars in the true story of Howard Marks, an Oxford University student who inadvertently becomes one the U.K.'s most notorious drug smugglers. David Thewlis and Chloe Sevigny also star for director Bernard Rose.

"Ong Bak 3"
International Sales: Sahamongkolfilm Intl.

In the third installment of the popular martial arts series, Tien, played again by director star Tony Jaa, must regain his powers to do battle with the dreaded Golden Armored King's Guard and the mysterious killers in black.

"The Hungry Rabbit Jumps"
International Sales: FilmNation

Nicolas Cage stars as a man so desperate to avenge an attack on his wife that he hires a shadowy vigilante group to exact some justice -- at a price. Directed by veteran helmer Roger Donaldson ("The Bank Job"), with Tobey Maguire as one of the producers.

"Jack Goes Boating"
International Sales: Celluloid Dreams

Indie stalwart Philip Seymour Hoffman stars and makes his directorial debut in his offbeat comic drama about a lonely limo driver who desperately wants to change his life. Convinced he has found the woman of his dreams (Amy Ryan) after a blind date, he attempts to win her affections by promising to take her boating.
There's only one problem: He can't swim.

"The Rum Diary"
 

"The Rum Diary"
International Sales: GK Films

Based on gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson's first novel, "Diary" stars Thompson enthusiast Johnny Depp as a down-on-his-luck journalist who almost finds paradise while writing for a small newspaper in the Caribbean. Bruce Robinson directs.

"A Dangerous Method"
International Sales: Hanway Films

A steamy drama in which Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud (Viggo
Mortensen) vie for the affections of a troubled young woman played by Keira Knightley. David Cronenberg directs from a script by Christopher Hampton.

"Melancholia"
International Sales: TrustNordisk

Not much is known about Cannes bad boy Lars von Trier's latest, other than hints that it's a disaster movie with a bit of romance and stars Kirsten Dunst. Even without much plot detail, von Trier's reputation for pushing the envelope will likely garner attention from curious buyers.
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