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Programme 14

The story of a Vickers Viscount upon its introduction into the passenger carrying flight — including how maintenance is carried out until the aircraft undergoes complete overhaul after having flown 4.000 hours. ... Read more
An American soldier is found drowned in Tokyo Bay. A year later, while the authorities are still investigating, the U.S. Army suddenly declares the case closed. There have been several other deaths which seem to be connected with the case and these, in turn, appear to be connected with the ... Read more
Animated interpretation of Elvis Costello's song "Accidents Will Happen" in which a series of accidents are analysed and portrayed in a series of symbols in a clinical, remote, High Tech framework. ... Read more
On the New Year's Eve of 1956, prior to executing their plan of action, an artist couple, actor and ballerina, are burning old pictures. The memories of their love story are evoked &ndash: a tense and passionate love, endangered by the October revolution which broke out during their honeymoon at ... Read more
The film probes the secrets and wonders of Kuala Lumpur's Batu Caves and records the fascinating phenomena of the insect world hitherlo little known ... Read more
Bertha is an old traction engine which Sclater treats, not for its nostalgic interest as might be expected, but for the opportunities its complex mechanism offers the film-maker for "pure cinema." ... Read more
In an atmosphere of placid leisure and late-middle-aged tedium vitae, three provincial gentlemen accept their lot with philosophical detachment. Enter an acrobat-magician and his beautiful blonde assistant. In the village priest, the retired army officer, and the lakeside boathouse owner, dormant ... Read more
Selected comments by children show that the motor car has now become accepted as an integral part of the family unit. Child-like drawings illustrate their remarks; the film then gradually expands into an animated cartoon world of fantasy. ... Read more
The strange and wonderful world of gliding recorded over the Rockies and their foothills. ... Read more
Set In a remote grange on the Great Hungarian Plain. this lyrical film-poem sketches the hardship and poverty of peasant life through a simple triangle story of a girl farmworkerr a young man and the farmers unhappy wife. ... We are in1922. Sondor Varga, a young peasant lad, dreams of becoming a ... Read more
In a mixture of fiction and documentation, this film tells about a single mother and her lover. ... Read more
An interpretation, set against multi-rhythm jazz, of the life of former gymnast, Igor Youskevitch, showing his transition to dancer, choreographer and teacher. ... Read more
Two people from different subcultures meet for a moment and try lo break down barriers in order to communicate. Touch me. feel me. ... Read more
In cartoon form and without any deference to science, pro-historic man is satirically shown progressing from rubbing flints to splitting the atom. ... Read more
In this small town, the home of the Turkin family is regarded as something of a source of culture. Dmitri Ionych Startsev, the local doctor, is a frequent visitor. He is devoted to Katya, young daughter of the Turkins, but she refuses his proposal of marriage and departs from the province. Startsev ... Read more
Part 1 is a historical record of Stuart's jour¬neys using sketches and animated maps. Part 2 is entitled "The Northern Territory Today" and is a study of aspects of modern development in the Territory. (Educational.) ... Read more
ln l942, a Serbian acrobat named Dragoljub Aleksic made a film about himself in occupied Belgrade. lt was the story of an orphan girl driven by her stepmother into the arms of a rich man when her true love belongs to the acrobat. The acrobat saves her after many heroic deeds. The print of the film ... Read more
A charming tale, told without words, of how one morning a young boy follows the flight of a pigeon and of how he attempts to save the bird when it is menaced by a cat. ... Read more
A famous French documentary director has chosen to match his talents with those of a powerful subject who talks on his youth, his formative years, his life and work. Reichenbach on Welles on Welles, one might say. ... These recollections help to explain something of the creative processes of film ... Read more
"P" stands for Perfectionist, a man above and coldly critical of every human institution. Dressed and cloaked entirely in black, P is the unapproachable and infallible judge of humanity until he meets his match. ... Read more
Only a few ruins remain of the bustling city of Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium &ndash: the original name, of which only Colonia survives in the city's name today. The excavated objects range from household utensils to jewellery and perfume flasks, revealing the tastes and pastimes of the ... Read more
In tune with Koto music, Yoji Kuri animates the present day Samurai to show that some of them have a sense of humour. ... First Prize, Animation, Mamaia Festival. ... Read more
This film offers continuing evidence that Swiss film-making is still maintaining the high standards first achieved by Alain Tanner and Claude Goretta in the late sixties. Wilfried Bolliger is a new director and has chosen to set his second film in that area where many fear to tread, the romantic ... Read more
A documentary description of a steel factory at Nowa Huta near Crakow, made on the tenth anniversary of its foundation. ... Read more
Sven Dufva is a historical epic from the Finno-Russian War 1808-09. The story starts a few months before the war breaks out and shows us Sven, a simple, good-hearted farmer boy, who seems to be hapless and misfortunate in all his civil enterprises. He then wants to join the army, and although his ... Read more
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