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What Alice Found (A. Dean Bell, 2003)
Eighteen-year-old Alice has finished summer vacation and all her friends have gone to college. Out of boredom - and the looming prospect of a dead-end job in a New England backwater - she steals mone… Read more

What Color is the Wind? (Allan Grant, 1973)
A true story of twin boys, one born blind, and their parents' determination to treat both equally and to help share their different worlds of darkness and light. ... Read more

WHAT HAPPENED TO TULLY (Hilary Birmingham, 2000)
"Anchored by fine performances, delicate narrative development and an overall tenderness, this picture unfolds beautifully...This life on the farm drama is a potent addition to cinema's recent Mid-We… Read more

What is a Painting? (, 1962)
The film was designed as an introduction to art appre­ciation through analysis and comparison of great paintings of all periods. ... Read more

What is Art? (, 1954)
Illustrates elements in art. such as colour, line, texture, form, light and dark, to encourage children to discover the basic elements in the world around them. ... Read more

What is Business? (Ilene Segalove, 1983)
A pseudo documentary about growing up, ‘WHAT IS BUSINESS' parodies instructional and educational films. Segalove conducts a series of interview* with a variety of business people and comedy takes o… Read more

What Is This (Rafael Montanez Ortiz, 1985)
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WHAT MAISIE KNEW (David Siegel,Scott McGehee, 2012)
"A heartbreakingly perceptive … closely observed and deeply emotional drama." – Screen Daily ... Loosely based on the 1897 novel by Henry James, this very New York update follows th… Read more

WHAT'S COOKING? (Gurinder Chadha, 1999)
"That most American of holidays, Thanksgiving, serves as the focal point for this raptly celebratory look at the modern American family. What's Cooking? interweaves the workings of four diverse Los A… Read more

WHAT'S EATING GILBERT GRAPE? (Lasse Hallström, 1994)
Displaying the off-centre whimsy that characterised his international arthouse hit My Life As A Dog, Swedish-born filmmaker Lasse Hallstrom casts his gaze upon the quiet contours of rural America in … Read more

WHATEVER (Susan Skoog, 1998)
A New Jersey girl on the verge of adulthood. Anna (Liza Weil) is struggling to realise her dreams in a world where there are no easy solutions or happy endings. It is the early 80s: The Ramones, Iggy… Read more

When Billy Golfus, Award-winning radio jour­nalist, became brain-damaged as a result of a motor scooter accident ten years ago, he became one of the 43 million Americans with disabilities—t… Read more

When the Spill Hit Homer (Edith M. Becker, 1991)
When the Exxon Valdez struck the coast of Prince William Sound, the world waited to see what the immediate consequences of the oil spill would be. But what were the more long term costs of the spill … Read more

“This movie is the story of the band, but it is also an insight into a moment in time that will never be repeated.” - producer Dick Wolf ... Blessed with unseen footage by the surviving members o… Read more

Where Did You Get That Woman? (Loretta Smith, 1982)
An affectionate portrait of an ageing washroom attendant who thrives on the social stimulation afforded by her job on the periphery of the night scene. Her ironic observations on the behaviour of the… Read more

Where Have All The Flowers Gone? (Eric Thompson, 1964)
Dramatising the folk ballad of the same name, this film offers a simple plea for peace. ... Golden Eagle Award, Cine. ... Read more

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS OSAMA BIN LADEN? (M) (Morgan Spurlock, 2008)
“If I've learned anything from big budget action movies it's that complicated global problems are best solved by one lonely guy.” - filmmaker Morgan SpurlockHaving lost the weight from the fast f… Read more

Where Little Demons Dwell (Alex Steyermark, 1985)
Stauffer, a widower lives with his housekeeper of 15 years, a woman both caring and overbearing in her manner. A doctor is brought in to cure a mysterious illness that Srauffer seems to be suffering … Read more

Where Rainbows Wait for Rain (Harry L. Gordon, 1982)
Burgess Meredith narrates a deeply personal, almost spiritual journey through the Chihuahuan Desert in the company of an unseen wise old man. ... Read more

WHERE'S POPPA? (Carl Reiner, 1970)
“An irresistible black comedy, it's probably Reiner's best film, not least because it shows such affection for all its crazies.” - Time Out ... Gordon's senile, obnoxious mother sabotages every r… Read more

Which Way Is East: Notebooks From Vietnam (Lynne Sachs, Dana Sachs, 1994)
This new film from San Francisco filmmmaker Lynne Sachs is a sensual, rather than factual travelogue around Vietnam. With her sister Dana, who is living and working as a Journalist in Vietnam, Sachs … Read more

WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS (Fritz Lang, 1956)
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White Christmas (Michael Magnaye, 1994)
When Bing Crosby sang "I'm dreaming of a White Christmas", he wasn't dreaming of the kind of White Christmas portrayed in this film. White Christmas is a fascinating look at Christmas - American-styl… Read more

WHITE DOG (Samuel Fuller, 1981)
From a story by Romain Gary White. Actress Julie Sawyer takes in a very attractive German Shepherd after having accidentally injured the dog with her car Julie grows very attached to the animal, and … Read more

WHITE HUNTER, BLACK HEART (Clint Eastwood, 1990)
Clint Eastwood's newest film, which he directs, produces, and stars in, is a compelling, unusual movie. It's not an African adventure epic, nor strictly a movie about the film classic, The African Qu… Read more

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