US director Tom DiCillo is set to inaugurate Spain's International Film Festival of Gijon (Nov 23-30) with Sundance hit Double Whammy.

The black comedy stars Elizabeth Hurley, Dennis Leary and Steve Buscemi in the story of a police detective struggling to gain back his reputation after failing to stop a fast-food restaurant massacre.

Other official section titles for this year's 39th edition include:

Hedwig And The Angry Inch (John Cameron Mitchell, USA)

Jalla!, Jalla! (Josef Fares, Sweden)
Tears Of The Black Tiger (Wisit Sasanatieg, Thailand)
Late Night Shopping (Saul Metzstein, UK)
Series 7 (Daniel Minahan, USA)
Nos Hacemos Falta (Juanjo Gimenez Pena, Spain)
La Fiebre Del Loco (Andres Wood, Chile/Sp/Arg)
I'll Wait On You Hand And Foot (Ian Dilthey, Germany)
Canicula (Ulrich Seidl, Germany)
Brother (Yan-Yan Mak, Hong Kong)
La Guerrilla De La Memoria (Javier Corcuera, Spain) (out of competition)

A parallel section, Esbilla, houses titles which for various reasons didn't make it into the official section. This year they include: American Pie II (James B. Rogers), Lovely Rita (Jessica Hausner), No Man's Land (Danis Tanovic) and Italian For Beginners (Lone Sherfing).

Sidebar "Disorder and Concert" is dedicated to documentaries about music, such as A Skin Too Few (Jeroen Berkvens), I Put A Spell On Me (Nicholas Triandafyllidis), If I Should Fall From Grace (Sarah Share), Jazz Seen (Julien Benedikt) and Sound On Film (Nicholas Roeg, Werner Herzog, Brothers Quay and Hal Hartley).

Spanish director Jose Luis Guerin, New York filmmaker Richard Kern and Japanese director Seijun Suzuki will be the subjects of retrospectives.