Il labirinto del Fauno (Me/Sp). Dir. Guillermo Del Toro, starring Sergi Lpez and Maribel Verd. Older childrens fantasy horror set in 1944 in Spain as a young girl with a military step father meets a shape-changing faun.
Anplagghed al cinema (It). Dir. Rinaldo Gaspari, starring Aldo Baglio, Giacomo Poretti and Giovanni Storti. Sketches by the comic trio Aldo, Giovanni and Giacomo.
Grizzly Man (US). Dir. Werner Herzog. Documentary story of Timothy Treadwell, who spend 13 years in Alaska trying to protect a community of bears.
La vera leggenda di Tony Vilar (It). Dir. Giuseppe Gagliardi. Road-movie documentary in the footsteps of 1950s singer Tony Vilar, who was a smash hit in South America.
Paradiso + Inferno (Au). Dir. Neil Armfield, starring Heath Ledger and Abbie Cornish. A love story about two poverty-stricken drug addicts.
Requiem (Ge). Dir. Hans-Christian Schmid, starring Sandra Hller and Burghart Klauner. A young epileptic moves away from home to go to university and is assailed by religious visions.
Santa Clause nei guai (US). Dir. Michael Lembeck, starring Tim Allen and Elizabeth Mitchell. Seasonal family romp about an evil snowman looking to take control of Christmas.
Shortbus (US). Dir. John Cameron Mitchell, starring Lee Sook-Yin and Paul Dawson. Dramatic exploration of relationships, sexuality, art, music and politics in New York.