The second Rome Film Fest, which runs Oct 18-27, has announced its full programme.

World premieres in the Cinema 2007 programme include:

  • La Recta Provincia (Raul Ruiz)
  • Youth Without Youth (Francis Ford Coppola)
  • August Rush (Kirsten Sheridan)
  • Hafez (Abolfazl Jalili)
  • L'Abbuffata (Mimmo Calopresti)
  • And The Spring Comes (Chang Wei Gu)
  • The Three Robbers (Hayo Freitag)
  • The Private Man (Emidio Greco)
  • Let's Say (Francoise Maire)
  • Have Dreams, Will Travel, (Brad Isaacs)

The festival also announced that Oscar-winning No Man's Land director Danis Tanovic from Bosnia will serve as head of the jury, which is comprised of 50 international cinema-goers.


Premiere section
Across The Universe by Julie Taymor (UK/US)
The Dukes by Robert Davi (US)
Elizabeth: The Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur (UK/France)
Days and Clouds (Giorni e nuvole) by Silvio Soldini (Italy)
Youth Without Youth by Francis Ford Coppola (Germany/Italy/France)
Into the Wild by Sean Penn (US)
Noise by Henry Bean, Martin Schmidt (US)
Rendition by Gavin Hood (US)
Silk by Francois Girard (Canada/Italy/Japan)
Things We Lost in the Fire by Susanne Bier (US)

Premiere/Alice In The City
August Rush by Kirsten Sheridan (US) world premiere
Winx - Il Film: Il Segreto Del Regno Perduto by Iginio Straffi (Italy) (world premiere of 35 minute-preview)
Enchanted by Kevin Lima (US)

Premiere Special Event - ArgentoNight
Suspiria (1977)
Inferno (1980)
Mother of Tears (La terza madre) by Dario Argento (Italy) - European premiere

Cinema 2007 competition
Barcelona, a Map (Barcelona, un mapa) by Ventura Pons (Spain) European premiere
Chaotic Ana (Caotica Ana) by Julio Medem (Spain)European premiere
The Vanishing Point (Ce que mes yeux ont vu) by Laurent De Bartillat (France) world premiere
The Past (El pasado) by Hector Babenco (Argentina - Brazil) European premiere
Fugitive Pieces by Jeremy Podeswa (Canada) international premiere
Hafez by Abolfazl Jalili (Iran-Japan) world premiere
The Right Distance (La giusta distanza) by Carlo Mazzacurati (Italy) world premiere
Juno by Jason Reitman (US)
Second Wind (Le Deuxième Souffle) by Alain Corneau (France) European premiere
And The Spring Comes (Li Chun) by Chang Wei Gu (China) world premiere
Hidden Love (L'Amour Cache) by Alessandro Capone (Luxembourg-Belgium-Italy) European premiere
The Private Man (L'uomo Privato) by Emidio Greco (Italy) world premiere
Mongol by Sergei Bodrov (Russia-Mongolia-Kazakhistan-Germany) European premiere
Reservation Road by Terry George (US) European premiere
Surprise film TBA

Cinema 2007 out of competition
Before The Devil Knows You're Dead by Sidney Lumet (US)
L'Abbuffata by Mimmo Calopresti (Italy) world premiere
La Recta Provincia by Raul Ruiz, (Chile-France) [tribute to Raul Ruiz] world premiere
Love Life (Liebesleben) by Maria Schrader, Germany [German days] world premiere
Lions for Lambs by Robert Redford (US) co-world premiere
No Smoking ! by Anurag Kashyap, India [Focus India] world premiere
Let's Say (On Dirait Que ) by Francoise Maire (France) [Alice in the City] world premiere
Chacun Son Cinema (with Anna Magnani tribute) [homage to Gilles Jacob]

Alice In The City competition
My Very Best Friend (Un Chateau En Espagne) by Isabelle Doval (France)world premiere
Have Dreams, Will Travel by Brad Isaacs (US)world premiere
Buddha Collapsed Out Of Shame by Hana Makhmalbaf (Iran)
And When Did You Last See Your Father' by Anand Tucker (UK)
Seachd - The Inaccessible Pinnacle by Simon Miller (Scotland)
Choose Connor by Luke Eberl (US)
Canvas by Joseph Greco (US)
In Mom's Head (La Tete De Maman) by Carine Tardieu (France)
Under The Same Moon (La Misma Luna) by Patricia Riggen (Mexico-US)
Spare Parts (Partes Usdas) by Aaron Fernandez (Mexico-France)
Survive With the Wolves (Survivre Avec Les Loups) by Vera Belmont (France)
September by Peter Carstairs (Australia)
Into the Faraway Sky (Toku no sora ni keita) by Isao Yukisada (Japan)
Meet Mr Daddy (Noonbushin Narae) by Kwang Su Park (South Korea)

Alice In The City out of competition
Pride by Sunu Gonera, US
Il Nostro Rwanda by Cristina Comencini and Carlotta Cerquetti (Italy)
The Three Robbers (Die drei rauber) by Hayo Freitag (Germany) world premiere

Special Event screening
La Lunda di Giorno by Marco Ponti (Italy)

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