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Big Footed Bertha

France, 1964 (MIFF 1968, Programme 9)

Director: Guido Bettiol, Stefano Lonati, Italo Bettiol

A puppet film about Pepin le Bref whose only desire is to sleep; the intrigues of his enemies, and his final triumph.

Jury Award, Vancouver; Award, La Plata.

See also...

La Balade d'Emile

France, 1967
A brief fantasy on the theme that a little walk can really take a man out of himself. ... More »

Mother and Son

Netherlands, 1967
A film that attempts to shatter the conventional view of family love. ... Prix, Oberhausen; Prize, Lugano. ... More »

MOUCHETTE

France, 1967
Like Bresson's earlier Diary of a Country Priest, this film is based on a novel by Bernanos, but this time the book has been freely adapted. It is the story of an utterly despised and rejected person… More »

Opus

UK, 1967
An impressionistic view of contemporary British culture ranging from sculptors and painters to theatre and ballet, and even including sequences on jewellery and fast cars. ... Gold Medal, Barcelona; … More »

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