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1.
Alexandra (2007)
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An elderly woman takes a train trip to visit her grandson at his army camp inside Chechnya. (95 mins.)
 
2.
Cassandra's Dream (2007)
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The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go badly and the two become enemies. (108 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
3.
Chaotic Ana (2007)
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A countdown, 10, 9, 8, 7... until 0, like in hypnosis, through which Ana proves that she does not live alone. (118 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
4.
Empties (2007)
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A comic love story about a man who refuses to accept that old age is empty of love, meaning and value to society. (104 mins.)
Director: Jan Sverák
 
5.
I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)
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A girl who thinks she is a combat cyborg checks into a mental hospital, where she encounters other psychotics. Eventually, she falls for a man who thinks he can steal people's souls. (105 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
 
6.
My Blueberry Nights (2007)
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A young lonely woman takes a soul-searching journey across America to resolve her questions about love while encountering a series of offbeat characters along the way. (95 mins.)
Director: Kar Wai Wong
 
7.
On the Other Side (2006)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Shanthi Kumar
 
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Paranoid Park (2007)
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A teenage skateboarder's life begins to fray after he is involved in the accidental death of a security guard. (85 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
9.
Katyn (2007)
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An examination of the Soviet slaughter of thousands of Polish officers and citizens in the Katyn forest in 1940. (122 mins.)
Director: Andrzej Wajda
 
10.
12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)
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It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come... (89 mins.)
 
11.
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
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A woman assists her friend in arranging an illegal abortion in 1980s Romania. (113 mins.)
Director: Cristian Mungiu
 
12.
Autumn Ball (2007)
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A film about the loneliness, despair and hope of six people who all live in a bleak Soviet-era apartment complex in Tallinn, Estonia. (123 mins.)
Director: Veiko Õunpuu
 
13.
Continental, un film sans fusil (2007)
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The lives of four people intertwine after the disappearance of a man who wanders into the forest. (103 mins.)
 
14.
Control (2007)
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A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23. (122 mins.)
Director: Anton Corbijn
 
15.
Boldog új élet (2007)
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The story takes place in a modern-day anonymous city, with nameless characters. The time of day is uncertain... (80 mins.)
Director: Árpád Bogdán
 
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I Am from Titov Veles (2007)
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Set in the quaint town of Veles, three sisters long to escape the suffocating environment of their dying community... (102 mins.)
 
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Meduzot (2007)
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Meduzot (the Hebrew word for Jellyfish) tells the story of three very different Israeli women living... (78 mins.)
 
18.
The Zone (2007)
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Residents of an enclosed neighborhood in the middle of Mexico DF are shocked by a violent crime, and for one resident in particular, young Alejandro, the drama is ratcheted up when he encounters the lone kid who escaped the event and is hiding out within the neighborhood's borders. (97 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Plá
 
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OrAngeLove (2007)
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(Russian with English subtitles) A stunningly beautiful story of two young lovers drawn by chance into a passionate and destructive romance. (92 mins.)
Director: Alan Badoev
 
20.
Outside Love (2007)
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Shmuli is alone with his 5 years old son and lives with his parents. He works as security guard to make money to fulfill his dream of moving to USA... (90 mins.)
Director: Daniel Espinosa
 
21.
Sangre de mi sangre (2007)
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A Mexican boy smuggles himself to Brooklyn to meet his long-lost father - only to have his identity stolen upon arrival by an impostor who seeks to steal the fathers' fortune. (110 mins.)
 
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Secret Sunshine (2007)
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A woman moves to the town where her dead husband was born. As she tries to fit in, another tragic event overturns her life. (142 mins.)
Director: Chang-dong Lee
 
23.
The Bird Can't Fly (2007)
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Melody returns home to Fairlands for the funeral of her estranged daughter. But the town has almost disappeared under the encroaching desert. She finds out she has a 10 year old grandson. Melody decides to take the boy away, but he resists. (89 mins.)
Director: Threes Anna
 
24.
Elite Squad (2007)
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1997, Captain Nascimento has to find a substitute for his occupation while trying to take down drug dealers and criminals before the Pope comes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (115 mins.)
Director: José Padilha
 
25.
Proper Eyes (2007)
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Alicia is a young film student, who wants to make a documentary about the women (mothers, girlfriends on wives) visiting men in prison. Soon after, Alicia begins to develop feelings for one of the inmates. (80 mins.)
 
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Tricks (2007)
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Six-year-old Stefek challenges fate. He believes that setting a chain of events in motion will help him get closer to his father who left his mother... (95 mins.)
 
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Wonderful Town (2007)
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After the tsunami struck the coast town of Takua Pa, young architect Ton moves in town to develop a... (92 mins.)
Director: Aditya Assarat
 
28.
Ben X (2007)
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As an alternative to getting bullied at school, an autistic teenager retreats into the world of online role-playing games. (93 mins.)
Director: Nic Balthazar
 
29.
Daisy Diamond (2007)
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A tragic story about Anna who dreams of one thing only: making it as an actress. She moves from Sweden to Copenhagen to pursue her dream... (94 mins.)
Director: Simon Staho
 
31.
Frozen (2007)
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(109 mins.)
 
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Irina Palm (2007)
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Maggie, a 50-year-old widow, desperately needs some money to pay for a medical treatment for her ill grandson... (103 mins.)
Director: Sam Garbarski
 
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Iska's Journey (2007)
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12 years old Iska is put into care in an orphanage where she is interrogated for possible signs of physical abuse by her parents... (92 mins.)
Director: Csaba Bollók
 
34.
Anger (2008)
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A forbidden passion story happening before the eyes of children, when a married woman with a mute daughter... (85 mins.)
Director: Albertina Carri
 
35.
Silent Light (2007)
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In a Mennonite community in Mexico, a father's faith is tested when he falls in love with a new woman. (145 mins.)
Director: Carlos Reygadas
 
36.
Sleuth (2007)
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On his sprawling country estate, an aging writer matches wits with the struggling actor who has stolen his wife's heart. (88 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
 
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Spider Lilies (2007)
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When Jade, a web-cam girl visits Takeko's tattoo studio she becomes entranced with the image of the spider lily and with Takeko as well... (94 mins.)
Director: Zero Chou
 
38.
Takva: A Man's Fear of God (2006)
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A promotion brings a Muslim's relationship with God into question. (96 mins.)
Director: Özer Kiziltan
 
39.
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
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The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed. (112 mins.)
Director: Julian Schnabel
 
40.
The Speed of Life (2007)
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A young kid escapes life on the streets of New York City by stealing video cameras with his friends and retreating into the footage he's found. (85 mins.)
Director: Ed Radtke
 
41.
XXY (2007)
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The story of an intersexual fifteen-year-old. She lives with her parents, who have to cope with the challenges of her medical condition. (86 mins.)
Director: Lucía Puenzo
 
42.
Non pensarci (2007)
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Stefano Nardini is still a punk rock musician at the age of 36. One day, as he is in a fix, he decides... (105 mins.)
Director: Gianni Zanasi
 
43.
Gucha: Distant Trumpet (2006)
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Storyline guide us through forbidden love of Gypsy boy, trumpet player, and Serbian girl, daughter of famous trumpet player... (94 mins.)
Director: Dusan Milic
 
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Once (2007)
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A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story. (85 mins.)
Director: John Carney
 
45.
Tales from Earthsea (2006)
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In a mythical land, a man and a young boy investigate a series of unusual occurrences. (115 mins.)
Director: Gorô Miyazaki
 
46.
The Black Madonna (2007)
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When Maria's farther sends her a priceless painting he's stolen, she must decide whether to collect the reward or protect the farther that walked out on her. (88 mins.)
 
47.
Golden Door (2006)
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The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower... (118 mins.)
 
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With Your Permission (2007)
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Ordinary Jan has no easy life. He is by far the most unpopular employee at work. At home it's even worse... (100 mins.)
Director: Paprika Steen