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Programme B

Jimmy is a racing driver; Annette a photographer's model - two people whose professions on the glamour fringe of modern society occupy enough of their time and energy to shroud the essential emptiness of their lives. They meet at Zandvoort, fall in love, and let love take its course. At first all ... Read more
Towards the close of the war, two boys escape from a Nazi transport and plunge desperately through a forest. Gradually as their minds start to wander, memories, hallucinations and desires rise and die away like the tolling of the bell behind the credits. ... In Nemec's first film we are in Resnais ... Read more
By showing various aspects of her life, this film pays homage to woman. ... Read more
Jill is a young Catholic kindergarten teacher with cultural aspirations, who is becoming bored with her boyfriend. Jack is a tow-truck driver, a delinquent bikie in his spare time, with neither cultural pretensions nor girlfriend. They meet when he gatecrashes a church dance. She takes him to the ... Read more
Music and photography have been wedded to images of people, manufacturing, applications and systems, in this unconventional portrayal of a corporation. ... Special Mention, Venice Festival; Industrial Award, Chicago Festival; Golden Eagle, CINE. ... Read more
This is a sensual study of a young man, Arnold Cleever, who goes into retreat when a photo in a newspaper convinces him that he is a wanted SS officer. In his paranoid state, his relationship with his relatives deteriorates, while he develops a love-hate affair with his mistress. ... Adriaan ... Read more
The penal system of Israel provides a form of remission for good behaviour which permits prisoners twenty-four hours with their families at intervals to reduce the tension of their long incarceration. This is the story of three men on such a day of leave: an emancipated Arab forced to murder to ... Read more
This film depicts the ancient glory of the historic city of Rajgriha, once the capital of the Magadh Empire. It is closely associated with the life and teachings of Buddha, and famous as a seat of learning. ... Read more
Tevye is a popular character in some of the stories of the great Yiddish author, Sholom Aleichem. Saul Field, printmaker and film maker, produced a series of prints which he called the Sholom Aleichem suite. Now they have been partly animated, and we are given a glimpse into the mind and heart of ... Read more
A young soldier's wife is injured in an accident. The films tells the story of his fight against red tape for a leave pass to visit her. ... Critics' Prize, Pesaro Festival. ... Read more
By means of old newsreels and photographs recording the importance of gold prospecting in Australia's history, a background is created against which the legend of Lasseter's last ride is told. This time, though, the route taken by Lasseter in 1930 to search for his lost reef is followed by a ... Read more
This is an animated glimpse of the greatest city that ever was, with a hint of its magic power and a record of its downfall. The dilemma expressed is not so much one of religious faith, but in the administration of religious duties. ... Read more
Following little Pablo in his search for the Quetzal bird, we discover the tourist beauties and folklore interests in Mexico. ... Read more
A fantasy movie about a group of skiers who find that the world has flip flopped on the other side of reality. The Moebius Flip, a flip plus a full-twist, proves to be the solution to their problem. They perform a variety of daredevil stunts in their attempt to return to reality. ... Read more
The pathos of a rapidly disintegrating ghetto in the East End of London. ... Read more
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