2009 TOP TWENTY-ONE (world premieres only)

 

1. Disorder (Huang Weikai, China) [v/m]

 

2. Phantoms of Nabua (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand / Germany / U.K.) [s]

 

3. A Letter to Uncle Boonmee (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand / Germany / U.K.) [v/s]

 

4. Wednesday Morning Two A.M. (Lewis Klahr, U.S.) [v/s]

 

5. Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis (Daïchi Saïto, Canada) [s]

 

6. Let Each One Go Where He May (Ben Russell, U.S. / Suriname)

 

7. Cinematographie (Philipp Fleischmann, Austria) [s]

 

8. Night Mayor (Guy Maddin, Canada) [s]

 

9. Oxhide II (Liu Jiayin, China) [v]

 

10. Coraline (Henry Selick, U.S.)

 

11. Dialogues (Owen Land, U.S.) [v]

 

12. The White Meadows (Mohammad Rasoulof, Iran)

 

13. Duplicity (Tony Gilroy, U.S.)

 

14. Eccentricities of a Blond Hair Girl (Manoel de Oliveira, Portugal / France / Spain) [m]

 

15. Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson, U.S. / U.K.)

 

16. Police, Adjective (Corneliu Porumboiu, Romania)

 

17. Symbol (Hitoshi Matsumoto, Japan)

 

18. The Limits of Control (Jim Jarmusch, Spain / U.S. / Japan)

 

19. Sutro (Jeanne Liotta, U.S.) [s]

 

20. Polytechnique (Denis Villeneuve, Canada)

 

21. Canary (Alejandro Adams, U.S.)

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2009 TOP TEN RELEASES (POLL-ELIGIBLE)

 

1. Hunger (Steve McQueen, U.K. / Ireland)

 

2. Jerichow (Christian Petzold, Germany)

 

3. Liverpool (Lisandro Alonso, Argentina / France / The Netherlands / Germany / Spain)

 

4. Import Export (Ulrich Seidl, Austria)

 

5. Coraline (Henry Selick, U.S.)

 

6. Duplicity (Tony Gilroy, U.S.)

 

7. Fantastic Mr. Fox (Wes Anderson, U.S. / U.K.)

 

8. Police, Adjective (Corneliu Porumboiu, Romania)

 

9. The Limits of Control (Jim Jarmusch, Spain / U.S. / Japan)

 

10. Lake Tahoe (Fernando Eimbcke, Mexico)