Skip to main content

Ten Cents A Dance (Parallax)

Canada, 1985 (MIFF 1987)

Director: Midi Onodera

A documentary using stereotypical situations to explore the aloneness that is the common experience of all humans, and the spaces between us which we hope to bridge.

See also...

THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION

The first fiction feature by documentary director Michael Rubbo, the solution of the title refers to a magical cure for hair restoration devised by the ghosts of two tramps for a bold boy called ... More »

ANNE TRISTER

Anne Trister is a 25 year old Jewish art student who, after the death of her father, abandons Switzerland, her mother and her lover for a new life in Montreal. ... She moves in with a Jewish emigre ... More »

The Subway

This is the ultimate subway experience Drawings etch The ragged outlines of bodies the sound track wails and throbs with elemental force. Hebert took photographs of people. superimposed drawings on ... More »

Either/Or in Chinatown

The question of seduction (Kierkegaard) is combined with the theory of cosmetics (Gabor Body] and the old Chinese philosophy of the rainbow death. ... More »

The Spirit of the Kata

The film opens with an electrifying sequence of women attacking and shouting the kl-ai. Women black belts of world-class calibre describe how karate has transformed their lives Within the dole women ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director