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"Taking the inevitable step to womanhood is a universal female experience... It's an age when seemingly trivial events have a huge importance." - filmmaker Marian Quinn ... The debut feature from actor-turned-writer-director Marian Quinn (sister of Aidan Quinn, also starring in this film) sees ... Read more
The film powerfully captures the tense atmosphere, and gritty determination of the riders in an international cycle race. The flamboyant colour, the editing and the musical score all add to the tempo. ... Gold Medal, Moscow Festival. ... Read more
Kafka's harsh, cold, pathetic narrative Ein Brudermord (A Fraticide, 1917) rendered as a "melodrama for marionettes" in which the assassin and the assassinated are viewed entomologically as two insects. ... Read more
A suburban working husband, Phil, through years of neglect, causes his wife, Jane, to desert him, leaving with him their two children, Damien and Cathy. His single work-mate, Terry, is totally unsympathetic to the situation and is of little help. ... The film follows the disintegration of the ... Read more
Agueda Martinez, a 77 year old woman, lives on a small farm in New Mexico. She speaks no English and grows, or barters with neighbors for everything she needs. She is also an expert weaver and creates serapes and rugs from the beginning to the end. ... Read more
April Diary is a poetic chronicle of a descent to the horrors behind the Falklands war. A highly subjective and personal search for the fragments of an ongoing war in Argentina. ... Read more
Cool psychological drama. Power sways between a disabled husband and his carer wife. Tension builds when his plan unfolds.---D/S Luis Quilez P Joan Ginard, Jordi Herreros WS Just Films L Spanish w/English subtitles TD 35mm/col/2005/15mins ... Read more
Anita is a 'Babymother', a young woman raising two chil­dren in a housing estate in north-west London with the assistance of her own mother, Edith. Byron, the father of her youngest child, is a local Reggae celebrity who casually invites Anita to perform in his show but never follows up on the ... Read more
Berlin today; a cross-section of the community. A train carriage. In a series of beautifully observed scenes Danquart sets you up for a comedy, then delivers a double-whammy drama about racism and German indifference. A perfect film. ... Read more
Joanna Quinn of Girl's Night Out and Body Beautiful fame, uses her distinctively beautiful drawing style to produce this short history of England as a rapacious imperialistic bulldog. ... Read more
In this Student-made film, a girl comes to stay in the home of a shy college boy. Before long, young desire causes complications. ... Read more
In this twisted comedy, a man coughs when he hears certain words (family, birthday, formica). Another man decides to cure him. He sets up a series of bizarre scenarios to achieve his goal, no matter what. ... Read more
A disturbing documentary which forces us to confront the issue of euthanasia unsentimentally. It examines the case of Dax Cowart. badly burned, blinded and disfigured by an explosion whose reasoned appeal for cessation of treatment was thwarted by well-meaning family, medical and legal advisers The ... Read more
The film presents a series of impressions of Derby Day 1970, when Nijinsky, ridden by Lester Piggott, gained his legendary victory. The Derby is also an enormous fair with merry-go-rounds, fire eaters, knife throwers, champagne and caviar, which provides a colourful background to the fabulous race. ... Read more
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“A quietly confident visual poem to Haiti and its turbulent history.” - VarietyThe debut feature for Haitian-born director Michelange Quay is a non-narrative visual splendour focused on the poorest country in the western hemisphere, exploring its colonial heritage and the long-standing mismatch ... Read more
Imagine an Argentine retaking the Falkland Islands alone—cheating British military security and recording his crazy mission on video. Fabian is an Argentine national with a diabolical plan for revenge, a guerilla action by an advance agent pitted against those who defeated his country in ... Read more
Farrebique is the name of a farm in the Aveyron district in central France. The farm is worked by grandfather who owns it, his wife, their two sons, Roch and Henri, and Roch's wife Berthe with her growing number of children. Farrebique is the story of a year on the farm: the life of the family, the ... Read more
The fascinating shapes of flames, the colour of white-hot furnaces, pouring molten steel; the gold of forging and the sunset reds of cooling forms. ... Read more
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