Capote Truman Capote: A Sangue Freddo (USA). From Feb 17. Dir. Bennett Miller, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Catherine Keener. True-life account of American writer Truman Capotes complicated relationship with a man on death row convicted of the homicide of an entire family in Kansas. A journalist on the New York Times, Capote wrote "Breakfast at Tiffanys" as well as "In Cold Blood", which was the result of his research into the Kansas case. Hoffman won best actor in the 2006 Golden Globe awards for his portrayal.
Casanova (USA). From 17 Feb. Dir. Lasse Hallstrom, starring Heath Ledger and Sienna Miller. Venetian soldier, writer and seducer Giacomo Casanova is refused by famed beauty Francesca and begins a risky campaign to win her over.
Jarhead (USA). From Feb 17. Dir. Sam Mendes, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jamie Foxx. Adaptation of Anthony Swofford's memoir of life as a US Marine on Operation Desert Storm during the Gulf war ten years ago.
Kanshangqu Henmei La Guerra dei Fiori Rossi (China/Italy). From 17 Feb. Dir. Yuan Zhang, starring Dong Bowen and Ning Yuanyuan. A four-year-old boy struggles to conform at a residential kindergarten in Beijing.
Notte Prima Degli Esami (It). From 17 Feb. Dir. Fausto Brizzi, starring Giorgio Faletti and Nicolas Vaporidis. Generational comedy about a group of friends about to take the maturit in the 1980s.
The Best Man (UK). From Feb 17. Dir. Stefan Schwartz, starring Stuart Townsend and Amy Smart. Comedy in which a writer meets the girl of his dreams at an engagement party, only to discover she is the bride-to-be.
Walk the Line Quando L'Amore Brucia L'Anima (USA). From Feb 10. Dir. James Mangold, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon. Golden Globe-winning film which charts the rise of singer Johnny Cash from an Arkansas farm to stardom in Memphis and his turbulent relationship with wife June Carter Cash.