1997

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1.
Train of Shadows (1997)
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A silent homage to the origins of cinema, recreating the apparent disappearance of a French photographer in the 1920s. Experimental. (88 mins.)
 
2.
Lost Highway (1997)
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After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life. (134 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
 
3.
Pensão Globo (1999 Short Film)
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A man faces his approaching death. He takes a journey, his last perhaps, and ends up at the Pensão Globo in Lisbon... (15 mins.)
 
4.
The Roe's Room (1997 TV Movie)
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A young boy transforms his cloistered existence into a richly poetic emotional utopia through song and dance. (90 mins.)
Director: Lech Majewski
 
5.
Timeless Bottomless Bad Movie (1997)
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A compilation of episodes from the lives of the 'bad teens' and the homeless of Seoul. (144 mins.)
Director: Sun-Woo Jang
 
6.
Brother (1997)
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An ex-soldier with a personal honor code enters the family crime business in St. Petersburg, Russia. (96 mins.)
 
7.
Drancy Avenir (1997)
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(84 mins.)
 
8.
Horizontal Boundaries (1997 Short Film)
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An examination of certain aspects of the geography of California as the ground for cinematic disruption and restatement. (23 mins.)
Director: Pat O'Neill
 
9.
Desert Sky (1997)
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The few survivors of a deserted city, sometime in the near future, are left with no water or food but somehow manage to survive... (90 mins.)
Director: Nikos Kornilios
 
10.
Cure (1997)
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A frustrated detective deals with the case of several gruesome murders committed by people who have no recollection of what they've done. (111 mins.)
 
11.
Open Your Eyes (1997)
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A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured. (117 mins.)
 
12.
Live Flesh (1997)
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After leaving jail, Víctor is still in love with Elena, but she's married to the former cop -now basketball player- who became paralysed by a shot from Víctor's gun... (103 mins.)
Director: Pedro Almodovar
 
13.
Postman Blues (1997)
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A postman is mistaken for a dangerous criminal by the police. (110 mins.)
Director: Sabu
 
14.
Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997)
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A radio play is going to go on air at a Tokyo radio station. It is a weepy melodrama written by housewife Miyako... (103 mins.)
Director: Kôki Mitani
 
15.
Insomnia (1997)
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In a Norwegian city with a 24-hour daylight cycle a Swedish murder investigator has been brought in on a special case. Sleep deprived, he makes a horrible mistake which is discovered by the killer he has been hunting. (96 mins.)
 
16.
The Crazy Stranger (1997)
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A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more. (102 mins.)
Director: Tony Gatlif
 
17.
After Sex (1997)
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The end of an affair from the woman's point of view. (97 mins.)
Director: Brigitte Roüan
 
18.
Switchback (1997)
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An FBI agent tries to catch a serial killer who kidnapped his son. (118 mins.)
Director: Jeb Stuart
 
19.
12 Angry Men (1997 TV Movie)
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Twelve men must decide the fate of one when one juror objects to the jury's decision. (117 mins.)
 
20.
Noiseman Sound Insect (1997 Short Film)
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(16 mins.)
Director: Kôji Morimoto
 
21.
Bella di notte (1997 Documentary)
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(33 mins.)
Director: Luciano Emmer
 
22.
Nocturnal Butterflies (1997 Short Film)
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(8 mins.)
Stars: Jo Roets
 
23.
Talk (1997 Short Film)
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Birger is old and retired from work. Still, he goes back to work since he has nothing else to do. Back... (14 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson