Mission Impossible 3 (US). Dir. J.J. Abrams, starring Tom Cruise and Ving Rhames. Having retired from action, a spy trainer is forced back on duty to take on an evil arms dealer in grand Hollywood action movie tradition.
Anche Libero Va Bene (It). Dir. Kim Rossi Stuart, starring Kim Rossi Stuart and Barbora Bobulova. A mother sparks conflict when she returns to the young Roman family she abandoned.
Le Grand Voyage Viaggio alla Mecca (Fr/Marocco). Dir. Ismal Ferroukhi, starring Nicolas Cazale and Mohammed Majd. A Moroccan father and his son drive from the south of France to Mecca for the pilgrimage, altering their relationship forever.
Padre Pio (It). Dir. Orlando Corradi and Jang Chol Su. Animated life story tracing the tale of Francesco, who became San Pio da Pietralcina.
Romance and Cigarettes (US). Dir. John Turturro, starring Kate Winslet and James Gandolfini. Musical about an unfaithful working-class New Yorker who must choose between his wife and his lover.
Sangue La Morte Non Esiste (It). Dir. Libero De Rienzo, starring Elio Germano and Emanuela Barilozzi. A brother falls in love with his sister following the death of their mother with tragic consequences.
Workingmans Death (Au/Ge). Dir Michael Glawogger. Documentary about the lives of workers across the globe: coal miners in the Ukraine, sulphur miners in Indonesia, ship breakers in Pakistan, slaughtermen in Nigeria and steel workers in China.
Yours Mine and Ours I Tuoi, I Miei & I Nostri (US). Dir. Raja Gosnell starring Dennis Quaid and Rene Russo. High school sweethearts marry after they have both been widowed and must learn to live with their collective 18 children in this slapstick comedy.