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A survey of the development of European life in the eighteenth century of Rococo art which so powerfully affected South Germany and Central Europe. ... Read more
A truly marvellous counterpoint to "Time", This sensitive portrayal of Basque peasant life effortlessly achieves a deeply moving poetic vision that responds to the "figures" and ... movements of a popular ballad. At a crucial point in the film colour is allowed to penetrate the soft white and grey ... Read more
God is in his heaven, all is (Not) right with the world. ... The Angels have descended. These colossal extraterrestrial monsters besiege the fortress-city of Tokyo-3 and our last line of defence is the Evangelion battle machine and its teenage pilot. A decade on, Hideaki Anno has reimagined his ... Read more
Experiments on dams and reservoirs to prevent evaporation. ... Read more
The metaphysics of immortality mean that man must find woman again and again. An abstract shape undergoes a series of transformations and becomes a dancing woman. Another abstract shape comes to life and begins to dance with her. More transformations. ... Read more
The harsh reality of loneliness is hidden under the routine of daily life. A single woman living in a perfectly furnished flat fantasizes about living with her boyfriend. Her fantasies turn into illusions which are in turn shattered by the reality of routine. The only resolution to the cycle is a ... Read more
In Evening Land, British film-maker, Peter Watkins, projects a frightening future for the welfare state. The film, which was provisionally titled Denmark 1980, chronicles the disintegration of the welfare society. The democratic parliamentary system is menaced by mass unemployment, inflation ... Read more
An immense crowd awaits the arrival of a distinguished guest at the airport… ... Read more
The story of a day's work at Covent Garden, from the moment when the first lorry arrives in the quiet and shuttered market soon after midnight, through the increasingly busy hours around dawn, until it subsides again into inertia as the last customers, the old flower ladies who sell in the streets ... Read more
The story deals with the scientific activity and everyday work and life of the young people sailing on drift-ice station "North Pole No. 8". ... Read more
A film attacking violence, war and all forms of useless destruction. ... Read more
A comedy drama about two brothers whose lives become very complicated, Every Other Week sees four Swedish directors step up to steer this light-hearted romp through life, love and sex. Jens' wife, Tessan, refuses to believe that his friendship with stunning, yet affecting, Johanna is purely ... Read more
A whacky, animated account of the trials and tribulations of medically assisted conception. Debra Solomon does just about everything here from the design to the lyrics of the song that is as amusing as it is informative: "Next comes the ultrasound. You drink and drink until you drown." Although ... Read more
Ray Mooney's play Everynight...Everynight, an insider's view of life in Pentridge Prison's notorious H Division, has assumed a near legendary status since its original production in 1978 at a small Melbourne theatre. Those who have seen the play at this or subsequent productions speak of its ... Read more
A 12-year-old boy is forced to leave the female refuge where he lives with his mother. On his way to school, he encounters a strange man and tries to find a connection. ---D/S Mark Robinson P Kathryn Barker WS Australian Film Television & Radio School L English TD 16mm/col/2005/15mins ... Read more
Singing about the modern world and playing on a Casio rhythmbox whilst shifting images from the Fillies arc combined with moving electronic wipes. ... Read more
Through the combination of photographs taken from the Fifties and the movement of computer wipes, the images in this video song lead a life of their own. ... Read more
Sisters Laura, Beatrice and Claire reside in Lyon in an ambience of shared happiness. Each of them considers themselves vital to the well-being of the other two. Laure runs the household and the tango school left by their father; Beatrice is rich, generous and believes she is indispensable; Claire ... Read more
A documentary on police enforced evictions in the Great Depression of the 30s, and the tactics of the organised unemployed of the time to combat the situation. Based on the memories of Noel Counihan and Tom Hills, it combines interviews with period reconstruction. ... Read more
Evil (Ondskan) Sweden ... In Evil, nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year's Academy Awards, a sadistic group of power-tripping rich kids terrorise a young misfit at an elite private school. ... Erik is considered capital 't' trouble by his teachers and parents. With his James Dean ... Read more
Evolution is an educational film designed primarily for schools, but for theatrical use also. It is a basic introduction into the principles of evolution, set in a whimsical fashion in outer space. ... Best animation film, Toronto; Best children's film, Annecy. ... Read more
The advance in freestyle swimming, from the single overarm action of 1880 and the double overarm of 1890, to the Australian Crawl of today, copied originally from a schoolboy who had brought his native style from the Solomon Islands. ... Read more
Ex Memoria takes us into a day in the life of Eva, putting us face-to-face with one's experience of old age. Boldly forcing us to face her lived reality, we see that a day really can contain a whole life.---D/S Josh Appignanesi P Mia Bays L English TD 35mm/col/2006/15mins ... Read more
... ... Filmed on location in East Java in 1955, Tamu Agung is about the visit of a dignitary from Jakarta to an isolated rural village. The dignitary fails to come and in the atmosphere of height­ened expectation, a pedlar of herbal medicines is mistaken for the VIP and accorded a ceremonial ... Read more
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