Foreign-language entries

A list of the submissions

Country: title, director (U.S. distrib or intl. sales co./producer)

Algeria: “Days of Glory,” Rachid Bouchareb (Weinstein Co.)

Argentina: “Family Law,” Daniel Burman (IFC First Take)

Australia: “Ten Canoes,” Rolf de Heer (Palm Pictures)

Austria: “You Bet Your Life,” Antonin Svoboda (Bavaria Film Intl.)

Bangladesh: “Forever Flows,” Abu Sayeed (Impress Tele Films)

Belgium: “Someone Else’s Happiness,” Fien Troch (Celluloid Dreams)

Bolivia: “American Visa,” Juan Carlos Valdivia (Cinenomedia)

Bosnia & Herzegovina: “Grbavica,” Jasmila Zbanic (Strand Releasing)

Brazil: “Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures,” Marcelo Gomes (Global Film Initiative)

Bulgaria: “Monkeys in Winter,” Milena Andonova (Pangea World)

Canada: “Water,” Deepa Mehta (Fox Searchlight)

Chile: “En la cama,” Matiaz Bize (Intramovies)

China: “Curse of the Golden Flower,” Zhang Yimou (Sony Classics)

Colombia: “A Ton of Luck,” Rodrigo Triana (CMO Prods.)

Croatia: “Libertas,” Veljko Bulajic (7 Hills/Tuna Film)

Cuba: “El Benny,” Jorge Luis Sanchez (Promark Entertainment Group)

Czech Republic: “Lunacy,” Jan Svankmajer (Zeitgeist Films)

Denmark: “After the Wedding,” Susanne Bier (IFC Films)

Egypt: “The Yacoubian Building,” Marwan Hamed (Good News Group)

France: “Avenue Montaigne,” Daniele Thompson (ThinkFilm)

Germany: “The Lives of Others,” Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (Sony Classics)

Greece: “Chariton’s Choir,” Grigoris Karantinakis (CL Prods.)

Hong Kong: “The Banquet,” Feng Xiaogang (Media Asia)

Hungary: “White Palms,” Szabolcs Hajdu (Strand Releasing)

Iceland: “Children,” Ragnar Bragason (The Works Intl.)

India: “Rang de basanti,” Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (Flicks Motion Pictures Co./UTV Motion Pictures)

Indonesia: “Love for Share,” Nia Dinata (Kalyana Shira Film)

Iran: “Transit Cafe,” Kambozia Partovi (Magrytte Films Intl.)

Iraq: “Dreams,” Mohamed Al-Daradji (Iraq Al-Rafdeen/Humanfilm)

Israel: “Sweet Mud,” Dror Shaul (Cinephil)

Italy: “The Golden Door,” Emanuele Crialese (Miramax)

Japan: “Hula Girls,” Sang-il Lee (Fortissimo Films)

Kazakhstan: “Nomad,” Sergei Bodrov, Talgat Temenov, Ivan Passer (Weinstein Co.)

Korea: “King and the Clown,” Lee Jun-ik (CJ Entertainment)

Kyrgyzstan: “The Wedding Chest,” Nurbek Egen (Kinoglaz)

Lebanon: “Bosta,” Philippe Aractingi (Fantascope Prods./Autobus)

Lithuania: “Before Flying Back to Earth,” Arunas Matelis (First Hand Films)

Macedonia: “Kontakt,” Sergei Stanojkovski (EastWest Filmdistribution)

Mexico: “Pan’s Labyrinth,” Guillermo del Toro (Picturehouse)

Morocco: “The Moroccan Symphony,” Kamal Kamal (Video Star Prods.)

Nepal: “Basain,” Subash Prasad Gajurel (Makalu Films)

The Netherlands: “Black Book,” Paul Verhoeven (Sony Classics)

Norway: “Reprise,” Joachim Trier (Nordisk Film Intl.)

Peru: “Madeinusa,” Claudia Llosa (Film Movement)

Philippines: “The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros,” Auraeus Solito (Unitel Pictures Intl.)

Poland: “Retrieval,” Slawomir Fabicki (Opus Films)

Portugal: “Alice,” Marco Martins (Gemini Films)

Puerto Rico: “Thieves and Liars,” Ricardo Mendez Matta (Ladrones y Mentirosos)

Romania: “The Way I Spent the End of the World,” Catalin Mitulescu (Pyramide Intl.)

Russia: “9th Company,” Fyodor Bondarchuk (Art Pictures Group)

Serbia: “Tomorrow Morning,” Oleg Novkovic (Zillion Film)

Slovenia: “Gravehopping,” Jan Cvitkovic (Taskovski Films)

Spain: “Volver,” Pedro Almodovar (Sony Classics)

Sweden: “Falkenberg Farewell,” Jesper Ganslandt (Trust Film Sales)

Switzerland: “Vitus,” Fredi M. Murer (Media Luna Entertainment)

Taiwan: “Blue Cha Cha,” Cheng Wen-tang (Green Light Film)

Thailand: “Ahimsa Stop to Run,” Leo Kittikorn (R.S. Film)

Turkey: “Ice Cream, I Scream,” Yuksel Aksu (Hermes Film/Makara Film)

Ukraine: “Aurora,” Oxana Bayrak (IntWest Distribution)

Venezuela: “Maroa,” Solveig Hoogesteijn (Latido Films)

Vietnam: “Pao’s Story,” Ngo Quang Hai (Vietnam Media Corp.)

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