Homicide -- A Bewildering Morality Play

The Pledge -- A Haunting, Oblique Thriller

Gomorrah -- A Powerful Alternative to Romanticized Mob Movies

Starred Up -- An Unflinching and Soulful Prison Survival Drama

12:08, East of Bucharest -- A Terrific Dry Comedy on the Failed Ambitions of Eastern Europe

Belle -- A Thought-Provoking Period Drama on Racism and Sexism

Babette's Feast -- A Subtle and Heart-Warming Banquet

Locke -- An Engrossing One-Man Drama

Jigarthanda -- Genre-Breaking Genuine Attempt