Skip to main content

The Arrow

UK, 1969 (MIFF 1972)

Director: Mel Calman

In this miniature essay on the condition of man, a figure chases an arrow until he drops from exhaustion . . .

See also...

LEO THE LAST

As in Boorman's other films, its material is the complex problem of civilisation, here pinpointed in a London slum. Leo, an exiled European aristocrat, accompanied by his mistress, Margaret, and his ... More »

The Amazing Moments of the Great Traction Engines

Lying forgotten in a farmyard, undisturbed by the susurration of summer flies, is an old traction engine, a fallen giant of the steam age. A small boy comes exploring. His imagination takes us on a ... More »

Invocation of My Demon Brother

An idiosyncratic exploration of the world of magic using its raw materials: stigmata, scarabs and weird symbolism, by a magician cum director. ... This elusive film has a soundtrack by Mick Jagger on ... More »

It's All in the Game, I'n It?

A look at one night in the life of a professional boxer, Jimmy Anderson, showing how a moment of triumph turns a fairly ordinary man into a modern gladiator. ... Italian Sporting Centre Trophy ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director