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O Dem Watermelons

USA, 1965 (MIFF 1995, Buried Treasures - Oberhausen Retrospective)

Director: Robert Nelson

The definitive film about watermelons: they are cut, sawed, run over, used as bombs or for masturbation, appear at the UN and in toilet bowls.

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Oberhausen ‘64

Yugoslavia, 1964
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Sunday

USA, 1961
Dan Drasin's free cinema-direct camera captures the confrontation between police and a group of folk singers with a directness and liveliness that is rare for documentaries in the early sixties. ... More »

Mammals

Poland, 1962
This film is an attempt to speak some bitter words of truth about human beings. One might call it a philosophical grotesque or a pantomimic etude. ... More »

Peaches

UK, 1965
A film fantasy concerning the adventures of a modern girl whose passion for peaches is eventu­ally replaced by a very different type of passion. ... More »

The Apartment

Czechoslovakia, 1968
The film is meant as a warning against the mod­ern dependencies of people, very often the obiects of our daily life which surround us will change their characteristics and turn on us. ... More »

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