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Kaleidoscope - Made in Austria

Austria, 1961 (MIFF 1964, The Hutterites)

Director: Helmut Pfandler

A pictorial survey of Austria's industrial potential, told without commentary in purely visual terms.

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The Hutterites

Over four centuries the Huttentes fled Germany, Hungary, Rumania and Russia in search of a land where they could live as they believed; finally they settled in Western Canada. This finely ... More »

Children's Dreams

Paintings by children have been selected, arranged and animated so that child's dream of a fantasy journey may be conveyed to the audience. Award: "The Best Austrian Cultural Film of 1961". ... More »

ANIMAL LOVE

... ... Lonely lives consumed by an almost unnatural passion for pets! Child substitute, surrogate lover, plaything, pawn in relationship power struggles, the whole notion of innocent puppy love gets ... More »

Abuse Will Be Fined

A commuter train rattles through the night, and as a man threatens a woman in the carriage, the audience is forced to confront the question "what would you do?" Schweiger's tautly constructed film is ... More »

FUNNY GAMES

The first Austrian film to be invited to Cannes in 35 years, Michael Haneke's Funny Games caused an incredible reaction at initial screenings. Outraged journalists spread descriptions that evoked a ... More »

Déjá Vu

Painted indigenous dancers pause in their ritual to pose for the camera. A woman hides her face and her children under a veil, like the women of Guinea-Bissau in Chris Marker's Sans Soleil (1982) who ... More »

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