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Based on Un Incompris by Henry de Montherlant, Bruno and his friend Pierre are in Paris in Bruno's bachelor flat awaiting the arrival of Rosette, who's late again. But this time, Bruno's mind is made up: if Rosette is more than 45 minutes late, the relationship is over. ---D/S François Ozon ... Read more
It's the Cold War and they need good and patriotic men like Pete. Someone honest, upstanding and true. Someone they can put their faith in. ... D/S Kevan Funk P Onno Blase, Wesley Salter, Paul McGillion, Benjamin Loeb, Kevan Funk TD HD Cam/2010 ... Read more
A traveller and a strange young boy meet on a Texas road. A film by Candy author Luke Davies, starring Andrew Garfield (The Social Network). ... D/S Luke Davies P Sara Cline TD betacam sp/2010 ... Read more
Tarnation director Jonathan Caouette delivers an eerie and surreal fusion of video art, suburban gothic and monster movie. Featuring Chloë Sevigny. ... D/S Jonathan Caouette P Tarnation Films/Phi Films WS Danny Lennon TD digibeta/2010 ... Read more
Twelve-year-old Anna is in at a crossroads in her life. Her world is changing - and so is she. ... Not in competition ... --- D/S Rúnar Rúnarsson P Caroline Schlüter WS Caroline Schlüter L Danish w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2009 ... Read more
Based on Shakespeare's RICHARD III, and set in present day Melbourne, Anne and Richard is stylish and intriguing, covering the big themes we expect from the bard's work: murder, betrayal, emotional turmoil and seduction.---D/S Christine Rogers P Clifford Hayes L English WS Clifford Hayes/Christine ... Read more
Winner of this years BAFTA AWARD for best short fiction film, a gripping, unsettling and powerful film. Unable to dress, eat, move or breath on his own Antonia's father depends on him for everything. Fourteen floors up and desperate to escape. Antonio wont let himself leave.---D/S Daniel Mulloy P ... Read more
Slow motion and an extended long take are used to make the ritualised dynamics of a high school formal increasingly sinister and disturbing. ... D/S Andrew Kavanagh P Ramona Telecican WS VCA School of Film & Television L no dialogue TD HD Cam/2010 ... Read more
The events of a day in the country lead a young man to follow his own path. ... D/S Nathan Lewis P Colin John Elphick L no dialogue TD digibeta/2010 ... Read more
At 4.50 pm robots will attack Earth. Only one place will be safe - Pedro knows where, he just doesn't know when. ... --- D/S Chema García Ibarra P Chema García Ibarra, Leonor Díaz WS Chema García Ibarra L Spanish w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2008 ... Read more
Cool psychological drama. Power sways between a disabled husband and his carer wife. Tension builds when his plan unfolds.---D/S Luis Quilez P Joan Ginard, Jordi Herreros WS Just Films L Spanish w/English subtitles TD 35mm/col/2005/15mins ... Read more
Crossing illegally into Norway, a father risks everything to secure a better future for his son. An engaging and powerful drama set in cold and desperate times. Received 2006 Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival's Prix de la Jeunesse.---D/S Hisham Zaman P Gudny Hummelvoll WS Norwegian ... Read more
A lone box sits in the middle of a warehouse. Its contents will change everything. ... --- D/S Michael Latham P Lester Francois WS VCA School of Film & Television TD digibeta/2008 ... Read more
An act of vengeance presents an opportunity for courage, but no matter how brave the donkey is, he's still an ass. ... --- D Gaysorn Thavat P Nikki Walker S Gregory King WS NZ Film Commission TD 35mm/2009 ... Read more
A boy, bare feet and a nail gun. The high-powered sequel to 2008's Careful With That Axe. ... --- D/S Jason Stutter P Jason Stutter, Sue Rogers WS NZ Film Commission TD 35mm or Digital Betacam /2009 ... Read more
Born in Singapore in 1976, Royston Tan has been heralded as Singapore's most promising young filmmaker and its latest cult icon. Stemming from a music video-making background, Tan has collected over 26 international and local awards for his shorts, documentaries and two feature-length films, 15 and ... Read more
A continuous tracking shot reveals the dynamics of people waiting in seven different types of queues, providing a wry commentary on social divisions. ... D/S Yorgos Zois P Maria Drandaki WS Pan Entertainment SA L no dialogue TD 35mm/2010 ... Read more
When Claudia's cat knocks a lamp into the bath where her owner is relaxing, you'd expect the owner to die and then remain in the tub, wouldn't you? A bold and inventive gem. ... Filmmaker Lily Coates will introduce the film on Friday 4 August, 7pm at Greater Union. ... --- ... D/S/P Lily Coates ... Read more
From Mads Matthiesen, winner of the MIFF 08 Grand Prix for Best Short Film, comes the story of 16-year-old Cathrine. She has a new boyfriend twice her age - and her overbearing parents are not going to approve. ... --- D/S Mads Matthiesen P Jonas Bagger WS TrustNordisk L Danish w/English subtitles ... Read more
Driving on a deserted road in rural Australia, Nedal and his family are stopped by three armed soldiers. As the intentions of the soldiers become clear, Nedal realizes that the safety of his wife and daughter rests in his hands.--- ... D/S/P Ben Phelps L English TD video/col/2006/ 11 mins ... Read more
A mother brings her reluctant son to the hospital for an ambiguous procedure. ... D/P/S Martin Thibaudeau L French w/English subtitles TD HD Cam/2011 ... Read more
Memory and mortality collide as a man reflects on a former relationship during a brief moment in time before a life-changing event. ... D Nick Matthews P David Ngo S David Ngo, Nick Matthews WS Projector Films TD HD Cam/2011 ... Read more
A unique tragi-comic tale about Alistar, who after years of avoiding his past, returns with camera crew in tow to 'rescue' his sister from a hippy commune in the Scottish Highlands. ---D/S Zack Copping P/WS Amber Parsons L English TD 35mm/col/2005/13mins ... Read more
In the spirit of Rebel Without A Cause, this coming-of-age hybrid tells the story of Jan who races against his abusive elder brother in an illegal moped race.---D Marc Brummund P Florian Gees S Fabian P. Wiemker WS Hamburg Media School L German w/English Subtitles TD 35mm/col/2005/10mins ... Read more
First a boy is forced to run. Then he runs on his own. Then he watches someone else run. Winner of the Palme d'Or for Best Short at Cannes 2011. ... D/S Maryna Vroda P Les 3 Lignes, Maryna Vroda WS Les 3 Lignes L Russian w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2010 ... Read more
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