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Paris' famous Père Lachaise cemetery is the resting place of famous artists - from Marcel Proust to Jim Morrison - and is the setting for this uplifting documentary. Through the simple concept of interviewing the people visiting the graves of the Père Lachaise cemetery, Forever investigates ... Read more
Hock has a dead-end supermarket job but a single prospect on the horizon: if he can swallow his pride and summon the skill to enter the local disco dancing com­petition, he might just win the girl of his dreams along with $5000 to buy the motorbike of his dreams. Think Strictly Balloom with an ... Read more
A jolting reminder of the ongoing problems caused by South Africa's apartheid past, [Forgiveness] follows a white man's quest for reconciliation, and the attempts of his victim's family to deal with their loss. ... Former policeman Tertius Coetzee feels guilty about the violent crimes he committed ... Read more
Two couples, one Catholic, one Protestant, are near neighbours in Belfast. They have nothing in common, save the fact that both women are expecting their first babies, which will be born on the same day in the same Belfast hospital. From this ingenious premise, Leigh and cast bring a human face to ... Read more
Selecting four short poems from his book, Musical Chairs, Broughton arranges them into a form of lyric suite with haunting visuals that expand and comment on the poetic texts. Each has its own style, a variation on the theme of the quest for love. ... Read more
Four Moods has become somewhat of a landmark for Taiwan, being the result of the collaboration of the industry's top directors and stars. The film consists of four stories, dealing with four very different kinds of ghosts. ... In "The Ghost of Joy", a scholar chases away a grave robber from a ... Read more
An easy-to-follow, simple-to-use guide that puts one on the path to beauty, love and ultimate vulnerability. ... Read more
The life and times of three 18 year-old Adelaide girls today is compared with their lives four years ago, using film shot when they were 14. Their 14 year-old expectations have been altered by the experiences of marriage, parenthood, employment, low incomes and insecurity. But they remain ... Read more
A revelatory episode from the life of an adolescent Narcissus, in which he discovers the true nature of his desire. The world of the mind and that of exterior reality are fused so that they become indistinguishable from each other; the result is a film which presents the psychological essence of a ... Read more
A selection of three treated episodes from the Fine Fragments performance. ... Read more
Freakstars 3000 GermanyIt scandalised the Rotterdam Film Festival and, for as long as reality TV rules the airwaves, you are unlikely to see anything as weird and disturbing as Freakstars 3000. This challenging documentary is the work of notorious German 'Riot Artist' Christoph Schlingenseif. As ... Read more
Frenzy was the most challenging film of a Swedish revival in the last years of the war. It has a high seriousness of theme coupled with a distinctive visual style. Its theme - the longings and frustrations of modern life, the loneliness and anguish of young people trying to come to terms with a ... Read more
The film is a melting pot of post-post-modernists elements, its boiling plot set in a New York City of the near Future. A couple, Shareen (Sarita Choudhury - Mississippi Masala) and Claire, are raising their daughter in a converted garage crammed with the cast-off artifacts of a consumer-crazy ... Read more
1898, a cold winter's night in Vienna. Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, has finally arrived at his theory of dream analysis. ... Read more
A Frankenstein spoof with a social comment that twists. Fun time animation - what a treat! Anyone call Dial A Chicken? ... Read more
Friday portrays a pivotal day in the life of a troubled woman. Recently in remission from breast cancer, the events of this day once again throw her future into doubt. ... Read more
Shot over a period of seven months, this film is a. record of animal life in a Hungarian natural sanctuary. Fine photography, and great patience produced many striking and savage impressions. ... Read more
From the Ashes- Nicaragua Today is the first American film to portray the reconstruction of Nicaragua after its revolution The film documents the history of U S Nicaraguan relations, including newsreel material of previous U S interventions, the installation of the Somoza dynasty, and the early ... Read more
With the use of still photographs alone, the film attempts to recreate the social and political climate of the 'Harlem Renaissance'—a period of great artistic and cultural activities in the 1920's which had, and still has, a profound influence on Black American art, self-awareness and life ... Read more
“The director paints a contemporary yet timeless world in which the intensity of human feelings is the main distraction.” - Screen International ... On assignment, professional photographer François (Louis Garrel) finds himself falling, for better or worse, for the newly married ... Read more
“A headlong dive into the company of reckless Chinese youths.” - Variety ... In the gritty hub that is China's Fujian province, human cargo, illegal emigration and blackmail are part of everyday life. One of the first coastal areas of China to be opened to the outside world, it has become an ... Read more
Obsequies, a moving speech, tears. Suddenly, the orator starts to say curious things and the solemnity of the occasion is brutality destroyed. ... Read more
G-Sale USABogwood: the garage sale capital of the USA. A certain breed of person will spend every weekend combing through other folks' cast-off belongings looking for treasure in the form of an elephant carved from a coconut. Like Christopher Guest's Best in Show and Waiting for Guffman, the ... Read more
A stylized "happening" with a difference: a woman's—shall we say, posterior?—is subjected to an onslaught of ornamental ... improvisations, including paint, fruit and confectionery. ... Read more
Ecudor's Galapagos is a group of 48 small Pacific Ocean Islands, 600 miles off the coast of continental South America. Darwin called the islands a world in itself, a Garden of Eden for wildlife and one that man should not be allowed to destroy. In 1959, UNESCO recognised its uniqueness by ... Read more
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