Skip to main content

Diversion

UK, 1979 (MIFF 1980, Programme 54)

Director: James Dearden

When Guy's wife goes away for the weekend to visit her mother, he decides to call a girl he's met briefly some time before. What starts out as a harmless flirtation turns into a claustrophobic nightmare.

See also...

The Contraption

With painstaking care, a man constructs a strange contraption in a dark and dismal cellar... the ultimate home gadget. ... Silver Bear, Berlin. ... More »

Panic

A girl driving home late at night after a row with her boyfriend, stops to give an old lady a lift. . . ... More »

DEATH ROW

Death Row is the most unknown prison: outsiders rarely see it, those who live there rarely tell of it. This film shows what happens in the daily life of the Row. It also contains segments of ... More »

Filming of an Experiment in Opera: Joseph Losey's Don Giovanni

A reportage on the filming of the feature Don Giovanni" directed by Joseph Losey, from Mozart's Opera, with the Orchestra and Choir of the Opera de Paris conducted by Lorin Maazel. ... More »

Follow You, Follow Me

The film examines the complexities in the friendship of two teenage boys: Joseph, who is thirteen, introspective, shy with girls and whose father owns a factory in Hythe; and Peter, who is fourteen ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director