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Act of God

UK, 1980 (MIFF 1981)

Director: Peter Greenaway

An investigation of lightning as an arbitrary intervention in people's lives with devastating consequences.

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dirt

USA, 2005
Jeff Bowden's mud-streaked documentary follows a championship season of world-class Street Stocks. This is the bottom class of American dirt-track auto racing, played out in all its beer-bellied glor… More »

NIGHTWATCHING

Canada, UK, Poland, The Netherlands, 2007
“Rembrandt is captured in all his joyful, bawdy, self-analyzing ways, prey to passions and capable of real love.” - Variety ... Director Peter Greenaway (The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover… More »

DRAUGHTSMAN'S CONTRACT, THE

UK
“Sex, lies and draughtsmanship.” - Guardian ... Still one of Greenaway's best films to date, The Draughtsman's Contract (MIFF 83) delves into the twisted hedonism and rhetoric of 17th century ari… More »

In Conversation with Michael Nyman


MIFF programmer Nick Moore talks with minimalist composer Michael Nyman, who has written the scores for dozens of films including The Piano, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover and The Draughts… More »

Water Wrackets

UK, 1979
A commentary on a Tolkienesque civilisation evoked by stunning and mystical lakeland imagery. ... More »

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