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Amelia and the Angel

UK, 1957 (MIFF 1959, Programme 12)

Director: Ken Russell

An internationally acclaimed amateur film about a little girl in search of a pair of angel's wings.

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BRONSON (MA15+)

UK, 2008
A real-life story of a criminal reprobate that recalls the stylised excesses of Ken Russell and the psychological incision of Chopper. ... Evolving from a schoolyard bully to hardened criminal, Charl… More »

LOVE EXPOSURE

Japan, 2008

2009
“Evoking an unhinged Ken Russell on a sushi binge.” - Variety ... Clocking in at just under 240 minutes but never skipping a beat, visionary filmmaker Sion Sono (Suicide Club, Noriko's Dinner Tab… More »

Pop Goes the Easel

UK, 1962
Monitor cameras spend a day — from dawn until midnight — with four young artists who between them have won critical acclaim, exhibition prizes and Art Council awards. Each of them has sou… More »

THE ANGELIC CONVERSATION

UK, 1985
Derek Jarman is best known in Australia for his more "mainstream" features (Sebastiane, Jubilee, and The Tempest) and as production designer on Ken Russell's Savage Messiah and The Devils. He has als… More »

TESTIMONY

UK, 1987
Nothing can prepare you for the visual and aural extravaganza that is Testimony, the fascinating story of Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich ... The young Shostakovich had success after success unti… More »

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