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THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (Sergio Leone, 1966)
The final instalment of the Eastwood - Man With No Name trilogy takes place against a realistic reconstruction of the American Civil War as the 'Good' (a taciturn Clint Eastwood), the Bad' (reptilian… Read more

THE GREAT BARRIER REEF (Pierre Levie, 1970)
A Belgian scientific expedition explores the Barrier Reef. Their underwater photographers and cameramen of the floating aquarium study the many facets of life on the Reef. ... Not since Jacques-Yves … Read more

The Great Unfenced (Harry W. Atwood, Edward Lincoln, 1964)
The film traces the rugged life of the manager of a million acre cattle station in Australia's outback; the aborigine is seen in his native element, slowly adapting to inevitable changes introduced b… Read more

THE HANDYMAN (Micheline Lanctot, 1980)
Micheline Lanctot has served a solid apprenticeship as an actress before making her debut as director on this modestly-budgeted little comedy. That has not stopped the film going on to be a major suc… Read more

THE HITCH-HIKER (Ida Lupino, 1953)
... ... The Hitch-Hiker, considered by many, including Lupino herself, to be her best film, is a classic, tension-packed tour de force thriller about two men (Edmond O'Brien and Frank Lovejoy) in Mex… Read more

The Hutterites (Colin Low, 1964)
Over four centuries the Huttentes fled Germany, Hungary, Rumania and Russia in search of a land where they could live as they believed; finally they settled in Western Canada. This finely photographe… Read more

The Invasion (Paul Larose, 1976)
History buffs re-created the 1775 US invasion of Canada, wearing exact replicas of uniforms and arms. The exercise sparks comment on a contemporary parallel. ... Read more

THE JACKAL OF NAHUELTORO (Miguel Littin, 1969)
One of Chile's most notorious crimes provides the subject matter for The Jackal of Nahueltoro. ... When Jose del Carmen Valenzuela, an illiterate peasant, killed a woman and her five children, the pr… Read more

The Jolifou Inn (Colin Low, 1955)
The changing seasons, the Quebec countryside, and the French settlers of Canada of 100 years ago seen through the paintings of Cornelius Kreighoff. ... Read more

The Josh Shelter (Anthony L'Huillier, 1989)
Josh, an adopted child, finds family life somewhat lacking and attempts to find solace in books and his hideaway treehouse. His brother bullies him and finally, when he can't stand it any longer, he … Read more

THE KISS OF DEATH (Mike Leigh, 1977)
This tale of young love focuses on the romantic ebb of love in the life of a rather shambling undertaker's assistant. ... Read more

THE KNIFE (J. M. Landré, 1960)
This is the third feature film by the Dutch director Fons Rademakers, whose Village By The River was shown at the 1961 Melbourne Film Festival. Told entirely from a child's viewpoint, the theme of th… Read more

THE LAND WHERE THE BLUES BEGAN (Alan Lomax, John Bishop, Worth Long, 1978)
A documentary shot on location in Mississippi which presents the musical and sociological roots of Blues music It Includes footage of prison work songs railroad work gangs a Baptist revival service c… Read more

The Last Cartoon Man (Jeffrey Hale, Derek Lamb, 1973)
A vaudeville performer who will do anything to please his audience . . . ... Read more

The Last Mohican (Paul Leaf, 1966)
Alan Arkin as a pretzel seller trapped by a sociology student. ... Read more

The Little Players (Robin Lehman, 1981)
This film enables the audience to enter and experience the world of The Little Players, a five-member theatrical troupe created by Bill Murdock and Frank Peschka. it is a fascinating glimpse at the c… Read more

THE LITTLE PRINCE’S RAP (Paulo Caldas, Marcelo Luna, 2000)
Winner of every major film prize in its home country and selected for over a dozen Festivals worldwide. This hard-hitting documentary parallels the lives of two young men who have chosen very differe… Read more

THE LOST GARDEN (Marquise Lepage, 1995)
... ... T ... ... ... The Lost Garden presents the life and cinema of Alice Guy-Blache, the world's first female filmmaker and unsung hero in the development of narrative cinema. She put together her… Read more

The Man in the Blue & White Holden (Peter Luby, 1990)
A comedy about childhood fears set in Australia in 1967. Following the disappearance of the Beaumont children, Colin is warned at home and at school about a malevolent stranger who has attempted to a… Read more

THE MAN IN THE SILK HAT (Maud Linder, 1983)
The pictorial biography of Max Linder who died nearly 60 years ago, retrieved and restored by the daughter who never new him. Maude Linder was a baby when her parents ... committed suicide (for reaso… Read more

The Masks (Ida Lupino, 1964)
"Mr. Jason Foster, a tired ancient who on this particular Mardi Gras evening will. leave the earth. But before departing he has some things to do, some services to perform, s some debts to pay and so… Read more

The Missing Link (Mark Locke, 1997)
What begins as a poorly conceived documentary by a neurotic, egotistical and not particularly talented poet/filmmaker soon becomes one of the most incisive and damning exposes on our collective obses… Read more

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE CHICKEN (Mark Lewis, 2000)
Mark Lewis has taken the same brilliant humour he has applied to the animal kingdom in Cane Toads and The Wonderful World of Dogs in approaching his latest subject, the humble chook. This wonderful a… Read more

THE NAVIGATORS (Ken Loach, 2001)
Veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach, who has consistently astounded MIFF audiences with films including My Name is Joe (1999) and Bread and Roses (2000), has again delivered a work that champions soc… Read more

The New Traders (Sydney Latter, 1962)
Originally made for African audiences, the film shows, how modern trading is beginning to replace the tradi­tional markets of the Guinea Coast. ... Read more

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