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Oberhausen ‘64 (Dusan Vukotic, 1964)
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Once Upon a Night (Suk-Yee Cheung, 2001)
A lonely young girl walks the city streets. A young man with a camera walks the streets at night. They meet and inspire each other to move on in life. ... Read more

ONIBI: THE FIRE WITHIN (Rokuro Mochizuki, 1996)
Kunihiro was once known as the 'Ball of Fire', the most feared hitman in the Japanese underworld until the law finally caught up with him. Released after a long stint in jail, all he desires is the q… Read more

OVER THE THRESHOLD (Christine Lloyd Fitt, Yoshiharu Tezuka, 1989)
Over the Threshold is about intermarriage between Japanese and Westerners. The filmmakers are a husband and wife team who met during their studies at Britain's National Film & TV School in London. Th… Read more

PAGE OF MADNESS, A (Teinosuke Kinugasa, 1927)
With live score performed by In The Nursery. ... A Page of Madness is the story of a retired sailor who has taken a job as a janitor in a lunatic asylum to look after his insane wife, locked away aft… Read more

Paper and Sand (Sotiris Dounoukos, 2005)
Bahram and Samira find themselves living in the heart of Sydney beachside culture, after being released from Villawood. Their expectations and experiences of Australian urban life create conflict bet… Read more

PARASITE DOLLS (Naoyuki Yoshinaga, Kazuto Nakazawa, 2002)
Those familiar with the universe of Bubblegum Crisis:Tokyo 2040 will immediately recognise the hi-tech dystopia of Parasite Dolls, a film sure to terrify and outrage with its depiction of rogue robot… Read more

Phenakistiscope (Taku Furukawa, 1975)
A cartoon-kaleidoscope, created with pre-movie techniques. ... Read more

Piccolo (Dušan Vukotić, 1959)
The final world is neighbourly boorishness. Two neighbours are getting along fine, until one buys a small piccolo and aggravates the other by repeating the bird's tune in the middle of the night. Vuk… Read more

Pictures at an Exhibition (Osamu Tezuka, 1966)
Tezuka's second major animation short. Pictures at an Exhibition is Tezuka's inspired response to Disney's Fantasia. Much of Disney's works did not reach Japan until the late 40s, and the advances th… Read more

Pinion (Asuka Sylvie, 2010)
Suffering from a mysterious affliction, a young boy is left in the care of a secluded hospital where nothing is as it seems. ... --- ... D/P/S Asuka Sylvie WS VCA School of Film & Television TD digib… Read more

Play (Dušan Vukotić, 1962)
Vukotic's best film, mixing live action with animation. ... Read more

Princess Knight (Osamu Tezuka, 1956)
Acknowledged as the first anime for girls (and indirectly leading to some of the most mind-boggling gender-specific girls titles {shojo manga & anime} which have proliferated in Japan over the procee… Read more

princess raccoon (Suzuki Seijun, 2005)
[Princess Raccoon], from maverick of Japanese cinema Seijun Suzuki (MIFF 00 retrospective subject), screened in Official Selection at Cannes, 2005. In this stunning operetta, Suzuki is inspired the T… Read more

Punch (Sotiris Dounoukos, 2006)
The most loved man in Paris reminisces about a time when he was loved by just one woman instead of a whole city. He longs for a similar love, but is it just his imagination, or could he really leave … Read more

Push (Osamu Tezuka, 1987)
Another of the whimsical gag shorts, this one about the futuristic society of machines at the eternal service of the isolated human being. The repeated ' thank you - come again' phrase orients the fi… Read more

REAL FICTION (Kim Ki-Duk, 2000)
Kim's most experimental film to date, Real Fiction was shot in just 200 minutes with eight 35mm cameras, ten digital cameras and twelve sequence directors. It's title, translated literally from Korea… Read more

Remake of Astro Boy (Osamu Tezuka, 1968)
Technically referred to as the Remake Of Astro Boy this series features a karaoke disco version of the theme (true to the Japanese theme but with English words). Many changes are evident in this slic… Read more

ROCKERS (Theodoros Bafaloukos, 1977)
The first Reggae musical to rival the legendary The Harder They Come, Rockers is set in the same Jamaican and Rastafarian context Its hero. Horsemouth. lives lackadaisically in Kingston and works as … Read more

SALWEEN (Chatrichalerm Yukol, 1993)
Through the personal moral confusion and conflicts of a young idealistic police officer, Salween highlights the terrible killing and lawlessness of the Thai-Burma border. A conflict that stretches ba… Read more

SAMARITAN GIRL (Kim Ki-duk, 2004)
Samaritan Girl (Samaria) South KoreaWinner of the Silver Bear for Best Director at this year's Berlin Film Festival, Kim Ki-duk's 10th feature combines the darker-edged themes of his earlier films (B… Read more

SAMURAI FICTION (Hiroyuki Nakano, 1998)
The classic Samurai film has been drastically updated in this dazzling feature debut by Hiroyuki Nakano. An official selection at Sundance and Montreal Film Festivals, Samurai Fiction has taken the g… Read more

SHOW ME LOVE (Lukas Moodysson, 1998)
Originally titled Fucking Amal (an exclamation by one of the protagonists which obviously presented some marketing problems in more prudish territories), Show Me Love is a sensitive story of universa… Read more

SILMIDO (Kang Woo-suk, 2004)
Silmido South KoreaA box-office phenomenon in its home country, Silmido is a mega-budget, political action thriller based on the true story of one of the most controversial incidents in recent Korean… Read more

SOMSRI (Chatrichalerm Yukol, 1985)
When a corrupt land development company tries to evict 20,000 dwellers from their homes, Somsri, a charismatic local teacher leads the fight to save his community. 'Tiger Temple Community' is the nam… Read more

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