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Using newsreel and archive material, together with specially shot footage, this film shows the life work of Yugoslav athletes. ... Read more
A musical celebration of the most exquisite food in the world - from E. A .T., New York's famous food emporium. ... Read more
Concrete City charts City West's development in Pyrmont focusing on the clash between commercial and residential interests. Controversies dealt with include the casino, the heliport, and the destruction of heritage. The film documents such community-based endeavours as the declaration of the ... Read more
Reviews some of the work of the Russian physiologist, Ivan Pavlov, whose experiments with conditioned reflexes paved the way to a better understanding of human and animal behaviour. Demonstrates difference between instinct and reflex condition. ... Read more
The suburb was Huntingdon Valley, Philadelphia; the confessions are those of Susan Seidelman, director of Smithereens, Cookie, Desperately Seeking Susan and She Devil; and the subject is teenage reminiscence 1960's style. ... Seidelman takes a detour from Hollywood — back to the old ... Read more
The director of this film, a student of the London Film School, chose for his subject a short story by Marcel Proust, from his first book, "Les plaisirs et les jours". ... Read more
Conversations with Willard Van Dyke is an engrossing portrait of this distinguished and outspoken photographer-filmmaker who became the guiding force behind the Department of Film at the Museum of Modern Art, and who has now returned once more to his "first love", still photography. ... Read more
A man wakes up. goes to work in a photocopy shop, and copies a series of pictures- of a man who wakes up and goes to work at a photocopy shop. Compositing 18000 photo­copied digital frames Copy Shop is an inventive masterpiece. ... Read more
Corpse is a new experimental drama by James Clayden. It has taken him several years to complete. It represents a major addition to that small body of work of the Australian film avant-garde, and is determinedly separate from conventional narrative cinema. ... Corpse is composed of images of intense ... Read more
Luchino Visconti's meticulous concern for design and detail is demonstrated in this documentary record of an exhibition of some of the costumes especially made for his films. ... Read more
Gritty, black and white photography, contribute to the documentary feel of this contemporary drama. This is a tense ... political tale about the problems being caused by the encroachment of private enterprise in Hungary. ... ln an effort to gain economic independence, truck driver. Sandor ... Read more
This study of a fascist ideologue, Ikki Kita, has become a major commercial success in Japan. It comes from an outstanding modern director, Yoshida, who earlier made Eros and Massacre. Coup d'Etat follows the career of a right-wing revolutionary whose theories led to an army uprising in 1936. Ikki ... Read more
Coup de grace is set in an unnamed Baltic State, in 1919 After the Russian Revolution, the defeated Germans sent volunteer troops to join the Expeditionary Forces fighting the revolutionaries At that time, many German nationals lived in Baltic countries, where German Communists fought alongside ... Read more
An imaginative abstract film using a pattern of coloured forms over a blue evening scene with four bare trees. ... Read more
In the spirit of Rebel Without A Cause, this coming-of-age hybrid tells the story of Jan who races against his abusive elder brother in an illegal moped race.---D Marc Brummund P Florian Gees S Fabian P. Wiemker WS Hamburg Media School L German w/English Subtitles TD 35mm/col/2005/10mins ... Read more
Cowards Bend the Knee Canada'straight from the guilt mines of Guy Maddin's psyche to the collective unconscious of stunned audiences, Cowards Bend the Knee is film autobiography at its most hilariously creative.' -Variety'sex! Voyeurism! Revenge! Ice-hockey! The scandalous confessions of Winnipeg's ... Read more
A peeping-Torn gets more than he has bargained for when the students of an elite girls boarding school decide to chase a few vicarious thrills of their own. ... Originally 25 minutes in length, the ftiin svas subsequently re-cut for consideration by the Cannes Film Festival. The resultant ... Read more
Robert (known as Creampuff) and Jack share an apartment. Creampuff is obese and Jack is consumed with hatred, much of it directed as vitriol towards his passive roommate. Jack appears unable to leave his armchair. The tension mounts as Creampuff makes preparations for a birthday party. This ... Read more
From the Seattle Art Museum objects have been selected lo illustrate the historical sequence of Japanese aesthetic expression. These range from a prehistoric terra cotta burial figure to 18th Century scrolls. ... Camera and commentary dramatise some of the stories told in the paintings to the ... Read more
"The recurrent themes in my films are space and captivity. The woman in Crocodile and the man in The Isle are captives; they're characters who become prisoners through a violence which, ironically, is beautiful." - Kim Ki-Duk ... Kim Ki-Duk's debut is an unsettling and unclassifiable piece ... Read more
Over the fence the neighbours are loud with their sex and their drugs and somewhere amongst it all, their boy sits silent. He's lost in the house, reaching out for warmth and love and as it all unravels one neighbour bears witness to everything. ... D David Michôd P Polly Staniford & Angie Fielder ... Read more
Everyone is curious to know what are the contents of a bag on a park bench. ... Read more
Using the technique of animation this film gives an account, both true and humorous, of the development of Sweden's supply of electrical power during the last fifty years. ... Read more
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