31 films released in 1997

Et Cetera (Et cetera)

Ashish Avikunthak, 1997, India

Taste of Cherry (Ta'm e guilass)

Abbas Kiarostami, 1997, Iran

Brother (Брат)

Aleksey Balabanov, 1997, Russia

L.A. Confidential

Curtis Hanson, 1997, United States

The Small Town (Kasaba)

Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 1997, Turkey

Minsara Kanavu

Rajiv Menon, 1997, India

Iruvar (The Duo )

Mani Ratnam, 1997, India

Lolita

Adrian Lyne, 1997, United States

The Life of Jésus (La vie de Jésus)

Bruno Dumont, 1997, France

Traveller

Jack N. Green, 1997, United States

Funny Games

Michael Haneke, 1997, Austria

The Sweet Hereafter

Atom Egoyan, 1997, Canada

Drancy Avenir

Arnaud des Pallières, 1997, France

Assassin(s)

Mathieu Kassovitz, 1997, France

Wilde

Brian Gilbert, 1997, United Kingdom

Telling Lies in America

Guy Ferland, 1997, United States

Level Five

Chris Marker, 1997, France

Little Dieter Needs to Fly

Werner Herzog, 1997, United Kingdom