Babel (Ma/US/Me/Ja). Dir. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and Gael Garca Bernal. Two youths in a family of Moroccan shepherds get hold of a gun and start shooting at a busload of American tourists, a deaf and dumb child in Japan loses a volleyball match and in America two children fall asleep with their Mexican nanny before the stories begin to intermesh through their themes.
Fascisti su Marte (It). Dir. Corrado Guzzanti, starring Corrado Guzzanti and Pasquale Petrolo. Sci-fi fantasy about a group of fascists who launch an attack on Mars.
Giardini in autunno (Fr/It/Ru). Dir. Otar Iosseliani, starring Sverin Blanchet and Michel Piccoli. A powerful, womanizing bon viveur loses his job at the Ministry and is forced to confront a more simple life.
Il segreto di Esma (B-H). Dir. Jasmila Zbanic, starring Mirjana Karanovic and Luna Mijovic. A woman and her child fight for their lives during the Balkan war.
La gang del bosco (US). Dir. Tim Johnson. Animation about group of friends in a hidden wood, under which lies a subtle criticism of contemporary America.
Primi amori, primi vizi, primi baci (Fr). Dir. Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, starring Jean-Paul Rouve and Marilou Berry. A group of children and their teachers live an unforgettable experience one summer during a camp.
Salvatore - Questa la vita (It). Dir. Gian Paolo Cugno, starring Enrico Lo Verso and Galatea Ranzi. Drama about a Sicilian orphan who lives with his grandmother and little suster who must take on the role of man of the house.
The Departed (US). Dir. Martin Scorsese, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon. A young policeman manages to infiltrate a gang, while a gang member manages to infiltrate the police force of Boston in this detective thriller.