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Programme H

In the Canton of Grisons in Switzerland, in an age-old Spring rite, the village boys chase away winter with bells, rattles and cracking whips. ... First Prize for the Best Youth Film, Bruxelles Tourist Festival. ... Read more
The film selects various aspects of the apple, formal and fabulous, and by linking them in a chain of ideas, translates the conventions of verse into vision. Vision Awards for Photography; Design and Art Directors' Award for Titles; Screen Writers' Guild Award for Screenplay. ... Read more
An animated history of communication, seen through the eyes and antics of an engaging little man. ... This film is screened out of competition. ... Read more
Before the Revolution is both personal and autobiographical. Its title comes from Talleyrand's famous remark: "Only those who lived before the Revolution knew how sweet life could be." The Talleyrand of the film is an 18-year-old scion of the upper middle class of Parma, Fabrizio, for whom the ... Read more
This is the story of Juha Holm. 33-year-old model family man, hero of a magazine story, showing him surrounded by his happy wife and loving children. Is this picture quite true? The film lays bare the reality behind the banal material presented by the magazine, and we learn about the real Juha, his ... Read more
An indicator arrow tries to free itself from a "No Entry" traffic sign. ... This film was produced by the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, in Iran. ... Golden Statue. Tehran Festival of Films for Children 1970 ... Read more
On one level the film is a parody of motorcycle-sex films, but Ex Machina is ultimately a statement about the destructive nature of the process of film making. ... Read more
Shot by a new process the Electronic Camera which enables a television studio production to be recorded directly on film, yet allows the director to mointor the cameras in the usual manner, the film tells the story of a beautiful young widow and the room she is trying to let... ... Read more
These are the real builders of the skyscrapers of New York, the Indians from Quebec, who, with cat-like sureness of foot, work at dizzy heights to erect towers of steel and glass. ... Read more
An analysis of the spirit and human qualities of Knud Rasmussen, who made a unique contribution to the exploration of the life and myths of the Polar Eskimos. ... 'Bodil' Award, Danish Film Critics; Golden Bear, Berlin Festival. ... Read more
Macunaima comes from the studios of the Brazilian Cinema Novo group, young filmmakers working on Indian culture and usually delving into social, economic and political ills with seriousness or visionary zeal. ... This time, however, they have embarked upon comedy to convey their message in a ... Read more
The film covers the period from 1941 to 1944. the beginning to the end of the war in Yugoslavia. It consists of three stories from the experiences of the revolutionary Milos. In the first, set in 1941, a group of people accuse a man of being a traitor: in the second, Milos, accompanied by a wounded ... Read more
A sheep herd, so large that it appears to have a life and movement of its own, is mustered amid the attractive scenery of New Zealand's Southern Alps. ... Read more
The title says this is a production of the National Film Board of Mars, and the film shows what Martians, looking at us. might logically guess to be the case — that the auto has inherited the earth. ... Read more
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