USSR, 1967 (MIFF 1969, Programme 5)
Director: Ya. Saveliv
A lyrical impression of the training of a girl gymnast.
A grateful patient sends the family doctor a bronze statue of embarrassing nudity. He hurriedly makes a present of it to his lawyer, starting the odyssey of this disturbing work of art... ... More »
The film attempts to capture the spirit of Danilo Dolci's undertaking when he led a ninety-mile march across Western Sicily as a protest against poverty, corruption and violence. ... Silver Plaque ... More »
The influence of mass media on the young. A girl tries to live as her magazines tell her she should. ... Award, Cork Festival; Diploma, Oberhausen Festival; Prize, Helsinki Festival. ... More »
In The Departure, Jerzy Skolimowski, director of two previous festival films, Walkover and Barrier, has made his first film outside Poland. It was shot in Brussels with a French-speaking cast, and ... More »
A vicious round of forty-one deaths, each one explicitly drawn for the delectation of the spectator. ... Grand Prix, Oberhausen. ... More »