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Here is the list of the 19 movies in the category International Competition (Concorso Internazionale) of the 65th Locarno Film Festival. These films will compete for the Golden Leopard (Pardo d’Oro), the highest prize of the festival.

Α Última Vez Que Vi Macau (The Last Time I Saw Macao) – João Pedro Rodrigues (recent movie:/ known for: Odete (2005)) and João Rui Guerra Da Mata (recent movie / known for: China China (2007))

Berberian Sound Studio – Peter Strickland (recent movie / known for: Katalin Varga (2009))

Compliance – Craig Zobel (recent movie / known for: Great World of Sound (2007))

Der Glanz des Tages (The Shine Of Day) – Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel (recent movie / known for: Little Girl (2009))

Image Problem (documentary) – Simon Baumann and Andreas Pfiffner (recent movie / known for: Emozioniere (2009) short)

Jack and Diane – Bradley Rust Gray (recent movie: The Exploding Girl (2009) / known for: Salt (2003))

La Fille de Nulle Part (The Girl From Nowhere) – Jean-Claude Brisseau (recent movie / known for: À l’ Aventure (2008))

Leviathan – Lucien Castaing-Taylor (recent movie / known for: Sweetgrass (2009)) and Verena Paravel (recent movie / known for: Foreign Parts (2010) documentary)

Los Mejores Temas (Greatest Hits) – Nicolás Pereda (recent movie / known for: Verano de Goliat (2010))

Mobile Home – François Pirot (recent movie / known for: Retraite (2005) short)

Museum Hours – Jem Cohen (recent movie: Evening’s Civil Twilight in Empires of Tin (2008) / known for: Chain (2004))

Padroni di Casa (The Landlords) – Edoardo Gabbriellini (recent movie / known for: B.B. and the Cormorant (2003))

Playback – Sho Miyake (recent movie / known for: Tongue of Spy (2008))

Polvo – Julio Hernández Cordón (recent movie: Hasta El Sol Tiene Manchas (2012) / known for: Gasolina (2008))

Somebody up there likes me – Bob Byington (recent movie / known for: Harmony and Me (2009))

Starlet – Sean Baker (recent movie / known for: Prince of Broadway (2008))

The End of Time – Peter Mettler (recent movie / known for: Gambling, Gods and LSD (2002) documentary)

Une Estonienne à Paris – Ilmar Raag (recent movie / known for: The Class (2007))

Wo Hai You Hua Yao Shuo (When Night Falls) – Ying Liang (recent movie / known for: The Other Half (2006))

See also:

Locarno Film Festival 2012: Jury of the Concorso Internazionale

Locarno Film Festival 2012: Jury of the Opera Prima

Locarno Film Festival 2012: Jury of the Pardi di Domani

Locarno Film Festival 2012: Jury of the Concorso Cineasti del presente

Famous directors who were awarded at Locarno Film Festival

Locarno Film Festival 2012