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Still to Come from 1998: World Premieres

Gourmet Prospects

42 Up Dir. Michael Apted. Documentary continuing lifelong study of fourteen men and women
After Life Dir. Hirokazu Kore-eda. With Taketoshi Naitô, Kyôko Kagawa, Arata Iura, Erika Oda
Autumn Tale Dir. Eric Rohmer. With Marie Rivière, Béatrice Romand, Alain Libolt, Didier Sandre
Black Cat, White Cat Dir. Emir Kusturica. With Bajram Severdzan, Srdjan Todorović, Branka Katić
A Bug's Life Dirs. John Lasseter and Andrew Stanton. Animated. Voices of Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey
Dil Se.. Dir. Mani Ratnam. With Shah Rukh Khan, Manisha Koirala, Preity Zinta, Raghuvir Yadav
Earth Dir. Deepa Mehta. With Aamir Khan, Nandita Das, Rahul Khanna, Maia Sethna, Babby Singh
Eternity and a Day Dir. Theo Angelopoulos. With Bruno Ganz, Isabelle Renauld
The Farm: Angola, USA Dirs. Liz Garbus, Wilbert Rideau, and Jonathan Stack. Documentary
The General Dir. John Boorman. With Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Jon Voight
The Hole Dir. Tsai Ming-Liang. With Lee Kang-sheng, Yang Kuei-mei, Miao Tien, Lin Hui-Chin
Life on Earth Dir. Abderrahmane Sissako. With Abderrahmane Sissako, Mohamed Sissako
A Place Called Chiapas Dir. Nettie Wild. Documentary on front lines of Mexican revolution
Regret to Inform Dir. Barbara Sonneborn. Documentary about women's experience of Vietnam War
Show Me Love Dir. Lukas Moodysson. With Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecka Liljeberg, Erica Carlson
The Silence Dir. Mohsen Makhmalbaf. With Tahmineh Normatova, Nadereh Abdelahyeva
Slam Dir. Marc Levin. With Saul Williams, Sonja Sohn, Bonz Malone, Lawrence Wilson, Beau Sia
Smoke Signals Dir. Chris Eyre. With Evan Adams, Adam Beach, Gary Farmer, Irene Bedard

Actressy Enticements

Alice and Martin Dir. André Téchiné. With Juliette Binoche, Alexis Loret, Mathieu Amalric
Down in the Delta Dir. Maya Angelou. With Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman Jr., Mary Alice
Ever After: A Cinderella Story Dir. Andy Tennant. With Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston
Judas Kiss Dir. Sebastian Gutierrez. With Carla Gugino, Simon Baker, Emma Thompson
The Land Girls Dir. David Leland. With Catherine McCormack, Rachel Weisz, Anna Friel
Next Stop, Wonderland Dir. Brad Anderson. With Hope Davis, Philip Seymour Hoffman
No Looking Back Dir. Edward Burns. With Lauren Holly, Edward Burns, Jennifer Esposito
Place Vendôme Dir. Nicole Garcia. With Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Jacques Dutronc
Practical Magic Dir. Griffin Dunne. With Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing
Return to Paradise Dir. Joseph Ruben. With Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Joaquin Phoenix
The School of Flesh Dir. Benoìt Jacquot. With Isabelle Huppert, Vincent Martinez
Sliding Doors Dir. Peter Howitt. With Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, Jeanne Tripplehorn
Slums of Beverly Hills Dir. Tamara Jenkins. With Natasha Lyonne, Alan Arkin, Marisa Tomei
Why Do Fools Fall in Love? Dir. Gregory Nava. With Halle Berry, Vivica A. Fox, Lela Rochon

Gender Is Burning

Apt Pupil Dir. Bryan Singer. With Brad Renfro, Ian McKellen, Joshua Jackson, Ann Dowd
BASEketball Dir. David Zucker. With Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Dian Bachar, Yasmine Bleeth
Bedrooms & Hallways Dir. Rose Troche. With Kevin McKidd, Julie Graham, Simon Callow
Beefcake Dir. Thom Fitzgerald. With Daniel MacIvor, Joshua Peace, Jack Griffin Mazeika
Divine Trash Dir. Steve Yeager. Documentary about Baltimore-baesd cult filmmaker John Waters
Divorce Iranian Style Dirs. Kim Longinotto and Ziba Mir-Hosseini. Documentary
L'Ennui Dir. Cédric Kahn. With Charles Berling, Sophie Guillemin, Arielle Dombasie
Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels Dir. Guy Ritchie. With Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher
Party Monster Dirs. Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato. Documentary about deceased "club kid"
Pecker Dir. John Waters. With Edward Furlong, Christina Ricci, Bess Armstrong, Mark Joy
Rush Hour Dir. Brett Ratner. With Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Tom Wilkinson, Tzi Ma, Julia Hsu
Sex in a Cold Climate Dir. Steve Humphries. Documentary about women in Magdalene convents
Sex/Life in L.A. Dir. Jochen Hick. Documentary about male porn stars in Los Angeles
Sitcom Dir. François Ozon. With Marina de Van, Adrien de Van, Stéphane Rideau, Lucia Sanchez
Some Nudity Required Dirs. Johanna Demetrakas and Odette Springer. Documentary
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train Dir. Patrice Chéreau. With Vincent Perez
Without Limits Dir. Robert Towne. With Billy Crudup, Donald Sutherland, Monica Potter
Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl Dir. Joan Chen. With Li Xiaolu, Lopsang, Qian Zheng

Auteurist Loyalties

32nd Day of August on Earth Dir. Denis Villeneuve. With Alexis Martin, Pascale Bussières
Another Day in Paradise Dir. Larry Clark. With Vincent Kartheiser, James Woods
Brakhage Dir. Jim Shedden. Documentary about pioneering experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage
Brother Tied Dir. Derek Cianfrance. With Christina Chang, Gary Cianfrance, John Whaley
Class Trip Dir. Claude Miller. With Clément van den Bergh, Emmanuelle Bercot, Benoìt Herlin
Dr. Akagi Dir. Shohei Imamura. With Akira Emoto, Kumiko Asô, Juro Kara, Masanori Sera
The Emperor and the Assassin Dir. Chen Kaige. With Gong Li, Zhang Fengyi, Sun Zhou
Enemy of the State Dir. Tony Scott. With Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight, Lisa Bonet
Goodbye Lover Dir. Roland Joffé. With Patricia Arquette, Dermot Mulroney, Ellen DeGeneres
Hard Rain Dir. Mikael Salomon. With Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Randy Quaid
I Want You Dir. Michael Winterbottom. With Rachel Weisz, Alessandro Nivola, Ben Daniels
The Legend of 1900 Dir. Giuseppe Tornatore. With Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Bill Nunn
Meet Joe Black Dir. Martin Brest. With Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber
Moment of Impact Dir. Julia Loktev. Documentary about impact of crash on victim and his family
My Name Is Joe Dir. Ken Loach. With Peter Mullan, Louise Goodall, Gary Lewis, David McKay
The Newton Boys Dir. Richard Linklater. With Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Skeet Ulrich
Ronin Dir. John Frankenheimer. With Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Sean Bean
Shattered Image Dir. Raul Ruiz. With Anne Parillaud, William Baldwin, Graham Greene
Snake Eyes Dir. Brian De Palma. With Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Carla Gugino
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries Dir. James Ivory. With Leelee Sobieski, Kris Kristofferson
Sombre Dir. Philippe Grandrieux. With Marc Barbé, Elina Löwensohn, Géraldine Voillat
Twilight Dir. Robert Benton. With Paul Newman, Gene Hackman, Susan Sarandon

Further Research

Antz Dirs. Eric Darnell and Tim Johnson. Animated. Voices of Woody Allen, Sharon Stone
Aprile Dir. Nanni Moretti. With Nanni Moretti, Silvio Orlando, Silvia Nono, Pietro Moretti
B. Monkey Dir. Michael Radford. With Asia Argento, Rupert Everett, Jared Harris, Ian Hart
Blade Dir. Stephen Norrington. With Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson
Bride of Chucky Dir. Ronny Yu. With Jennifer Tilly, Katherine Heigl, voice of Brad Dourif
Caught Up Dir. Darin Scott. With Bokeem Woodbine, Cynda Williams, Jeffrey Combs, Tony Todd
La Ciudad Dir. David Riker. With Anthony Rivera, Joseph Rigano, Miguel Maldonado, José Rabelo
Clay Pigeons Dir. David Dobkin. With Joaquin Phoenix, Vince Vaughn, Georgina Cates
Dancemaker Dir. Matthew Diamond. Documentary about choreographer Paul Taylor and his troupe
The Decline of Western Civilization, Part III Dir. Penelope Spheeris. Documentary
The Dinner Game Dir. Francis Veber. With Thierry Lhermitte, Jacques Villeret, Catherine Frot
Everest Dirs. David Brashears, Stephen Judson, and Greg MacGillivray. Documentary
Fallen Dir. Gregory Hoblit. With Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland
The Grandfather Dir. José Luis Garci. With Fernando Fernán Gómez, Rafael Alonso
Home Fries Dir. Dean Parisot. With Drew Barrymore, Luke Wilson, Catherine O'Hara, Jake Busey
Illuminata Dir. John Turturro. With John Turturro, Susan Sarandon, Christopher Walken
Image of an Assassination: A New Look at the Zapruder Film Dir. H.D. Motyl
Immortality Dir. Po-Chih Leong. With Jude Law, Elina Löwensohn, Timothy Spall, Jack Davenport
The Impostors Dir. Stanley Tucci. With Oliver Platt, Stanley Tucci, Alfred Molina, William Hill
The Interview Dir. Craig Monahan. With Hugo Weaving, Tony Martin, Aaron Jeffrey
Kirikou and the Sorceress Dir. Michel Ocelot. Animated. Voice of Doudou Gueye Thiaw
Kurt & Courtney Dir. Nick Broomfield. Muckraking documentary about the married musicians
The Last Days Dir. James Moll. Documentary about wartime killings of Hungarian Jews
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg Dir. Aviva Kempner. Documentary
Lulu on the Bridge Dir. Paul Auster. With Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, Richard Edson
Les Misérables Dir. Bille August. With Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Claire Danes, Uma Thurman
Music from Another Room Dir. Charlie Peters. With Jude Law, Jennifer Tilly, Gretchen Mol
My Sergei Dir. Robert Dustin. Documentary about ice dancers Gordeeva and Grinkov
The Negotiator Dir. F. Gary Gray. With Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, David Morse, Ron Rifkin
Orphans Dir. Peter Mullan. With Douglas Henshall, Gary Lewis, Rosemarie Stevenson
Permanent Midnight Dir. David Veloz. With Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, Elizabeth Hurley
Polish Wedding Dir. Theresa Connelly. With Claire Danes, Gabriel Byrne, Lena Olin, Mili Avital
The Proposition Dir. Lesli Linka Glatter. With Kenneth Branagh, Madeleine Stowe, William Hurt
The Red Violin Dir. François Girard. With Carlo Cecchi, Jason Flemyng, Greta Scacchi, Sandra Oh
Restaurant Dir. Eric Bross. With Adrien Brody, Elise Neal, David Moscow, Simon Baker
Richter: The Enigma Dir. Bruno Monsaingeon. Documentary about pianist Svyatoslaw Richter
Rounders Dir. John Dahl. With Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Gretchen Mol, John Malkovich
SlamNation Dir. Paul Devlin. Documentary about the National Poetry Slam competition
Sphere Dir. Barry Levinson. With Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote
The Third Reich, in Color Dir. Michael Kloft. Full-color archival footage of Nazi-era Germany
This Is My Father Dir. Paul Quinn. With Aidan Quinn, John Cusack, Stephen Rea, James Caan
Train of Life Dir. Radu Mihaileanu. With Lionel Abelanski, Rufus, Clément Harari, Michel Muller
Under the Sun Dir. Colin Nutley. With Rolf Lassgård, Helena Bergström, Johan Widerberg
La vendedora de rosas Dir. Victor Gaviria. With Lady Tabares, Marta Correa, Mileider Gil
The Wounds Dir. Srdjan Dragojević. With Dusan Pekić, Milan Marić, Dragan Bjelogrlić
Zero Effect Dir. Jake Kasdan. With Bill Pullman, Ben Stiller, Ryan O'Neal, Kim Dickens