Skip to main content

Sexy Girls, Sexy Appliances

Australia, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Fiction)

Director: Emma Kate Croghan

A comic and caustic pastiche of a B-grade 50's pornography. Visually delightful with a real eye for the colours and formal concerns of the era and genre! Serving up domesticity, roast dinners and sex with lashings of humour. (AH)

See also...

The Harrowed Coast

The coastline of Lithuania is also the border of the USSR Every day the USSR army drives a tractor with a harrower along the beach, smoothing and cleaning the sand so that enemy footsteps will show ... More »

The Consultation

A modern-day romance begins with a rendezvous in a bar between a man and a woman. She is surprisingly frank about her past, he a perfect listener... a professional. (GWC) ... More »

Antamosi

Memories, betrayals and secrets emerge from the past when Katina's mother comes from Greece to visit the family The bitter embrace between mother and daughter is observed by Katina's own daughter ... More »

Requiem

The writing and rehearsal of a publicly commissioned requiem are interrupted by the arrival of a strange woman with an urgent private commission. An accomplished short film, reminiscent of the art ... More »

Backseat Blues

Life whizzes past from the backseat of a family car in this whimsical film that imaginatively mixes live-action, animation, optical effects and backscreen projection (JB) ... More »

Luke's Party

Orchestrated chaos, as the interviewee of this mock documentary struggles to tell her story in the face of continual interruptions by children, neighbours, social security inspectors, debt ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director