Skip to main content

Out of Order

UK, 1981 (MIFF 1982, Trans-Media)

Director: Arthur Ellis

Freddy and Myra. a homicidal husband and wife team, go about despatching their latest yearly victim, an overworked graphic designer, who lives in a high-rise apartment. For Freddy and Myra, killing is a pleasurable pastime.

See also...

A Turnip Head's Guide to Alan Parker

The rise of Britain's most notorious cinema organist. ... More »

SAMSON AND DELILAH

The opera tells the story of the Israelites and their oppression by the Philistines, and is set in ancient Gaza. Samson, the victorious hero of the Israelites, has killed the overseer, Abimelech, at ... More »

GESUALDO

The tragic story of Carlo Gesualdo, a composer and madrigalist, recognised as one of the great musical names of the late 16th century. Set in the year 1613, when Gesualdo discovers his wife and her ... More »

MARY STUART

The story of the opera depicts the conflict between two Queens. Queen Elizabeth, who claimed the throne as daughter of Henry VIII, and Mary Stuart, who claimed it as daughter of James V of Scotland ... More »

CHECKMATE

The ballet portrays a game of love and ... death, played according to the rules of ... the game of chess. it is finally won by ... the Black Queen, who captures the Red ... Knight and finally ... More »

ALICE: A FIGHT FOR LIFE

The most comprehensive investigation ... of the perils of asbestos ever made in a ... television programme caused national ... reverberations which continue months ... after transmission. The Health ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director