Cinequest 2002 Film List

This list is only of the feature films (not the shorts or the DXD seminars). IMDb scores are as of February 17, 2002.
 
Title with IMDb Link (if available) Cinequest Link Comments
13 Moons CQ Link Closing night gala; with Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare, Jennifer Beals, and Sam Rockwell; director's 1992 film won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance
Abandoned [a.k.a., Torzók] CQ Link 8.4 on IMDb (18 votes); Hungary's nomination for best foreign language film of 2001
Absolute Hundred [a.k.a., Apsolutnih sto] CQ Link 7.9 on IMDb (19 votes); Yugoslavian; nominated for top award and won best actor at the Greek Film Festival
Accidental Hero Room 408 CQ Link Double feature with Livermore; it will apparently air on PBS at some point
All You Need Added film With Kellie Martin ("ER")
Becoming Vex CQ Link  
Being Light CQ Link 7.4 on IMDb (9 votes); French; third in a pseudo-trilogy after Lovers and Too Much Flesh, both of which I saw at Cinequest 11
Bolivia CQ Link 6.3 on IMDb (6 votes); Argentinean; has won some awards in Europe
Broken Hearts [a.k.a., Corazones rotos] CQ Link 8.5 on IMDb (15 votes); in Spanish; director's 1995 film won the top award at the Mexican Academy Awards
Buck Naked Arson CQ Link 8.8 on IMDb (11 votes)
Bullitt (1968) CQ Link 7.4 on IMDb (2591 votes); Maverick Spirit Screening (Lalo Schifrin)
Chronicle of an American Suburb CQ Link Double feature with Drive-in Movie Memories
Come Together CQ Link 8.9 on IMDb (14 votes); an "awesome independent teen/twentysomething drama" (IMDb user comment)
Compensation, The CQ Link From Sri Lanka
Design CQ Link "Easily the best film I've seen at Sundance 2002" (IMDb user comment)
Detector [a.k.a., Detektor] CQ Link 7.3 on IMDb (213 votes); Norwegian; won and nominated for major awards at the Norwegian Film Festival
Devil's Tail, The [a.k.a., Opashkata na dyavola] CQ Link Bulgarian
Dogwalker, The CQ Link  
Dirty Harry (1971) CQ Link 7.5 on IMDb (4630 votes); Maverick Spirit Screening (Lalo Schifrin)
Drive-in Movie Memories CQ Link Double feature with Chronicle of an American Suburb; 2.5 out of 5 stars in this review
Execution of Wanda Jean, The CQ Link Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize (documentary) at Sundance; this will apparently air on HBO
Family Affair, A CQ Link  
Female2 Seeks HappyEnd [a.k.a., Frau2 sucht HappyEnd] CQ Link 7.3 on IMDb (41 votes); German; won a cinematography award in Germany
Firefly Dreams [a.k.a., Ichiban utsukushii natsu] CQ Link 7.9 on IMDb (12 votes); Japanese; won best feature awards in Germany and Hawaii
GeGe CQ Link 6.0 on IMDb (11 votes); from Hong Kong; won an award at the Hong Kong International Film Festival
Get a Way CQ Link French
Grownups CQ Link With John Stamos (husband of Rebecca Romijn-Stamos)
Hellstrom Chronicle, The (1971) CQ Link 6.9 on IMDb (74 votes); Maverick Spirit Screening (Lalo Schifrin)
Honolulu CQ Link 5.2 on IMDb (10 votes); German; one of the directors won an Oscar for a 1999 short film
INerTia CQ Link 6.7 on IMDb (22 votes); Canadian; won Best Canadian First Feature Film at the Toronto International Film Festival
Kaaterskill Falls CQ Link Won an award at the Los Angeles Film Festival and has been nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards
Last Supper, The [a.k.a., Zadnja vecerja] CQ Link 8.7 on IMDb (13 votes); Slovenian
Laundry CQ Link Japanese
Livermore CQ Link Double feature with Accidental Hero Room 408
Lola CQ Link 5.7 on IMDb (10 votes); Canadian; director won an award at the San Francisco International Film Festival
Looking Through Lillian CQ Link 8.2 on IMDb (12 votes)
Manito CQ Link Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and won a Special Jury Prize there
Me and Mrs. Jones CQ Link With Kim Fields ("The Facts of Life")
Metamorphosis CQ Link Chinese
Mike Bassett: England Manager CQ Link 6.6 on IMDb (125 votes); from England; director has been nominated for an Emmy and a Directors Guild of America award
Misanthrope, The CQ Link  
Missing Allen CQ Link German
Missing Persons CQ Link  
Missing Young Woman [a.k.a., Senorita extraviada] CQ Link Mexican; see my Toronto page for a short review
Mr. In-Between CQ Link 7.7 on IMDb (18 votes); from England; see my Toronto page for a short review
On Line CQ Link  
Orphan of Anyang, The [a.k.a.,  Anyangde guer] CQ Link 7.2 on IMDb (28 votes); Chinese; won awards in Vancouver and Chicago
Otilia CQ Link Mexican; see the end of my Toronto page for my father's short review
Pachito Rex - Me voy pero no del todo CQ Link 5.2 on IMDb (5 votes); Mexican
Pilgrimage CQ Link Indian
Pizza Wars CQ Link  
Rare World, A [a.k.a., Mundo raro, Un] CQ Link 6.6 on IMDb (11 votes); Mexican; won awards in Mexico
Rhino Brothers, The CQ Link 8.7 on IMDb (11 votes); Canadian
Rose Technique, The CQ Link With JoBeth Williams and Sally Kirkland
Sea That Thinks, The [a.k.a., Zee die denkt, De] CQ Link 7.7 on IMDb (36 votes); from the Netherlands; won various awards
Search for John Gissing, The CQ Link 8.8 on IMDb (8 votes); from England; opening night gala; with Janeane Garofalo and Alan Rickman
SUMO East and West CQ Link  
Tribute CQ Link 9.4 on IMDb (5 votes)
Unforeseen CQ Link  
Violet Perfume [a.k.a., Perfume de violetas, nadie te oye] CQ Link 8.2 on IMDb (49 votes); Mexico's nomination for best foreign language film of 2001
War Live [a.k.a., Rat uzivo] CQ Link 9.3 on IMDb (31 votes); Yugoslavia's nomination for best foreign language film of 2001
West 47th Street CQ Link  
Written On The Body Of The Night [a.k.a., Escrito en el cuerpo de la noche] CQ Link 7.8 on IMDb (5 votes); Mexican; won and nominated for Mexican Academy Awards
Yank Tanks CQ Link  
Young Love CQ Link 6.2 on IMDb (18 votes); Finnish

Filmography links courtesy of IMDb and Cinequest.

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