Skip to main content

Facade

Netherlands, 1965 (MIFF 1968, Programme 11)

Director: Jan Wiertsema

Behind the facade of strict etiquette, a merry widow pursues her secret liaisons in the society of The Hague in the 1890's.

See also...

FANFARE

Who could ever imagine that such a harmless pastime as making music was to be the cause of revolutionising a whole village? Yet this is what happened in the placid Dutch village of Lagerwiede. There ... More »

Stravinsky

This is an informal portrait of the dean of modern composers, Igor Fedorovich Stravinsky, eighty-three, now an American citizen, but still much an Old World figure with a long, rich memory of people ... More »

THE LOVES OF A BLONDE

The Loves of a Blonde confirms the exceptionally engaging talent of Milos Forman, revealed last year in his Peter and Pavla. The heroine, blonde Andula, all wide-eyed innocence, works in a factory ... More »

One is One

"One is One and all alone and evermore shall be so'' from the song "Green grow the rushes O", is the theme of this film. A young man returns to the scene of his former life following a gaol sentence ... More »

The Saints

When the Saints go marchin' in . . . they do so to a swinging, animated dance of death. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director