27 films released in 1997

Et Cetera (Et cetera)

Ashish Avikunthak, 1997, India

Taste of Cherry (Ta'm e guilass)

Abbas Kiarostami, 1997, Iran

Cure (Kyua)

Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 1997, Japan

Destiny (Al-massir)

Youssef Chahine, 1997, France

Innocence (Masumiyet)

Zeki Demirkubuz, 1997, Turkey

Brother (Брат)

Aleksey Balabanov, 1997, Russia

Traveller

Jack N. Green, 1997, United States

Assassin(s)

Mathieu Kassovitz, 1997, France

Drancy Avenir

Arnaud des Pallières, 1997, France

Telling Lies in America

Guy Ferland, 1997, United States

Lost Highway

David Lynch, 1997, United States

Level Five

Chris Marker, 1997, France

The Life of Jésus (La vie de Jésus)

Bruno Dumont, 1997, France

Wilde

Brian Gilbert, 1997, United Kingdom

The Sweet Hereafter

Atom Egoyan, 1997, Canada

Funny Games

Michael Haneke, 1997, Austria