Skip to main content

Breaking the Habit

USA, 1964 (MIFF 1966, Programme 2, 8)

Director: John Korty

A satirical dialogue between two animated charac­ters who succeed only in deceiving themselves as they talk about giving up smoking.

Silver Award, San Francisco Festival. Nomination, Academy Awards.

See also...

The Language of Faces

A film about peace and survival - a candid and sobering portrayal of the "balance of terror" in American life. "An original and haunting little film". ... More »

ON THE BOWERY

”The Bowery, the infamous street of derelicts in New York, is a syndrome of human blight, waste and decay: misused and shabby men living in a stale tenement city - confusion. At the turn of the ... More »

Windy Day

The two adorable Hubley children, who made their debut in Moonbird ten years ago, continue their exploration of the world of reality and fantasy in this animated film which, once again, records their ... More »

SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS

In the artificially illuminated world of Cafe Society, overweening gossip columnists, and grovelling press agents, J. J. Hunsecker and Sidney Falco have already become mythical prototypes. They arc ... More »

THE LITTLE FUGITIVE

This film was made by a semi-professional unit and although directed by newcomers to the film world has a simple charm and directness of observation that is refreshing in these days of highly ... More »

PAW - BOY OF TWO WORLDS

Paw grew up in the jungles of the West Indies — the son of a Danish father and a West Indian mother who died who he was bom. The picture starts when Paw, at the age of twelve, has lost his ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director