31 films released in 1997

The Small Town (Kasaba)

Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 1997, Turkey

Minsara Kanavu

Rajiv Menon, 1997, India

Iruvar (The Duo )

Mani Ratnam, 1997, India

L.A. Confidential

Curtis Hanson, 1997, United States

Dahan (Crossfire)

Rituparno Ghosh, 1997, India

Reinkarnasi

Dede Yusuf, 1997, Indonesia

Lolita

Adrian Lyne, 1997, United States

Taste of Cherry (Ta'm e guilass)

Abbas Kiarostami, 1997, Iran

Cure (Kyua)

Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 1997, Japan

Traveller

Jack N. Green, 1997, United States

Drancy Avenir

Arnaud des Pallières, 1997, France

Assassin(s)

Mathieu Kassovitz, 1997, France

Telling Lies in America

Guy Ferland, 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

Little Dieter Needs to Fly

Werner Herzog, 1997, United Kingdom

The Sweet Hereafter

Atom Egoyan, 1997, Canada

Funny Games

Michael Haneke, 1997, Austria