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Tragedy tears a close-knit group of high-school friends apart, forcing them to forge individual paths. ... For the Taiwan chapter of the Winds of September trilogy, director Tom Shu-Yu Lin brings us a coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the Taiwan baseball game-fixing scandal of 1996 ... Read more
Featuring a combination of animation techniques, this film tells the story of a young man who sends letters home to his family while backpacking around the world. When travelling through Jordan he encounters a mysterious local with a rifle and childhood memories of his grandfather as a soldier in ... Read more
A free documentary on the building and flying of model aircraft. ... Read more
The 'wings of death' pursue a young addict - trying to escape from a violent murder. He takes refuge in a decaying hotel - inhabited by creatures from his imagination - victims of their own gross forms of addiction. Trapped in a room, haunted by voices and shadows, he struggles with his physical ... Read more
The heroes of the film are angels, unemployed guardian angels who have been hanging around Berlin ever since the end of World War II, having lost most of the powers they once owned: to whisper advice into people's ears. Now they're mainly invisible observers. ... Two of them, Damiel (Bruno Ganz) ... Read more
Winning is about two mentally handicapped people who decide to get married Each small step we would take in solving our problems and coping with life is a major step for them Life is no bed of roses and while whether they "make it" together is important to them, what is more important is that they ... Read more
One of "Plant Pests and Diseases" Series. Deals with Winter Moths, which are particularly harmful in the fruit-growing areas of Britain, France, Holland, and Denmark. ... Read more
A documentary account of a community of italian families who have made an interesting combination of Southern Italian provincial customs and Western consumer culture. The events symbolising this are, the collective slaughtering and processing of a pig into salamis and meats for winter. The film ... Read more
When her meth-cooking father goes missing, violating his bail conditions and putting the family home at risk of repossession, 17-year-old Ree Dolly (the revelatory Jennifer Lawrence) sets out to find him. Traversing the dangerous backwoods of the Missouri mountains, she confronts her father's ... Read more
A short gush from Chelgo Fronx. The whole thing is held together by wire. ... Read more
A film, on the manufacture of a telecommunications cable, which has been designed as a aesthetic experience - colour, motion and inherent continuity speak for themselves. Award: First Prize, New York Festival. ... Read more
Wireless Nights centres around a variety of char­acters who listen to talk back radio from 12am to 5am. Following the announcer's voice through the early morning, this drxumentary introduces the viewer to the private arena of people who both ring and listen to talk back radio. Each night they ... Read more
Shot on the southern coast of England, David Leland's drama, Wish You Were Here is about a teenage girl of the 1950s unfashionably fascinated by sex. Played by newcomer Emily Lloyd, the character of Lynda is a strong-willed non conformist, the despair of her widowed father, whose boredom and ... Read more
This chilling 17th century saga is a brutal examination of the occult and the consequences of belief, in the physical presence of dark forces, escalating out of control. The Reverend Jón Magnússon is a star theology student and an idealistic young priest. Fresh from the seminary, he is sent ... Read more
Sarah's father has disappeared; her mother, too, is lost to the adult world, fighting a private battle against the agony of rejection. But jeal­ousy, cruelty and pain are also the stuff of fairy tales, and Sarah has her own interpretation of the age-old story unfolding before her. (SB) ... Read more
Wallace is a taxi driver who lives in a small flat in a Melbourne bayside suburb. With the aid of a micro-recorder, he tapes the stories passengers tell him in the cab. Their willingness to discuss the most personal details of their lives fascinates him. But gradually it becomes an oppressive ... Read more
With Time To Kill is a film of the street and the city, of two cops and their prey. Lt. Nick Yates and Sgt. Max Clements make a hit-list and set out to rid their town of the human garbage that has accumulated out of the corruption that surrounds them. The hunters become the hunted in deadly, urban ... Read more
This film is set against the background of the introduction of collective farming in the U.S.S.R. in the 1930's. A young peasant, Fedor, who has been given a farm by the government, abducts a girl from the village. She is in love with a young communist, Ivan, but when the villagers come to arrest ... Read more
The 'Cajuns', the last French-speaking minority remaining in the United States, are descendants of the first Frenchmen who settled in Canada in the 17th century. Deported by the British in the 18th century, they finally found refuge in Louisiana. The Cajuns are an essentially rural community with ... Read more
In which Cohen bears witness to the dark intensity of the American band Butthole Surfers filmed at a particularly exuberant show. Brooding and unsettling - an anti-music video??? ... Read more
“By paying very careful attention to what people say, we're able to hear what affects not only the individual, but also the whole culture.” - filmmaker André Téchiné It's the summer of 1984 and Manu has left the quiet hum of the provinces to join his sister in Paris. These are the happy days ... Read more
Jarman has once again created a lush and visually stunning canvas, that explores the life and key ideologies of one of this century's most influential philosophers, Ludwig Wittgenstein. This latest addition to a constantly quirky and inspiring oevure, displays the sharper wit of Jarmen's earlier ... Read more
Three girls, one of them pregnant, meet at a school re-union and decide to go out on the town together. During the ten years since they have seen each other, they have gradually become absorbed into their husbands' worlds. Now they challenge the sexual expectations and stereotypes they feel have ... Read more
Australia has made a name for itself since the 1960s for mysterious disappearances on its remote stretches of bitumen. And backpackers have often been at the centre of these chilling episodes. Based on a true story, [Wolf Creek] is the well-crafted debut feature of Greg McLean, which tracks the ... Read more
Renaissance, "modern style" — decorative, erotic and fantastic. ... Lion of St. Marc, Venice Festival; Silver Medal, Padua Festival. ... Read more
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