Director: Jaime Marques Olarreaga
Sex and death, death and sex, the obsessive passions of childhood coming face to face with the violence of love (well, it is a Spanish film after all). It's all shot with a lovingly fetishistic attention to the details of perception—the shape of a belly button, the fine, soft hair on skin seen from close up, the glimpse of flesh from beneath the clothes that cover it...
New Zealand, 2000
Josie Spratt, a pudgy tomboy who fights with her sisters, is a primary school champion swimmer. She has a disturbing secret that no one suspects. This film uses strong, distinctive imagery and charac… More »
Zabeen has the mind of a child, but the body of a woman. She lives in a remote coastal town where her days are spent taking care of her dog, Dizzy, and waiting for something to happen. Unexpectedly, … More »
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When his gun-wielding friend cries out for him to 'RUN!', Arab-Australian teenager Benny sprints away from pursuing police. In one hand, he carries a watch case, a gift from the dying grandfather who… More »
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