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"... all the time you were trying to make me good all you had to do was turn bad yourself ..." ... Part love story, part roadkill, this driving butch/fern buddy pic is as bizarre as they come-a very black comedy. It is a severe depar­ture from Michael Winterbottom's recent televi­sion work ... Read more
[Butterfly Man] is Samantha Rebillet's brilliant profile of Don Herbison-Evans, a man who studies butterflies and then experiences his own human metamorphosis on the dance floor. --- D/S Samantha Rebillet P Justin Davies WS AFTRS TD video/col/2004/6mins ... Read more
The closest most of us will get to the mad genius of the great gonzo journalist. In his Colorado home in February 2005, Hunter S. Thompson wrote a suicide note before shooting himself. He was 67. In a salute to a life lived on the edge, documentary maker Tom Thurman - who has previously produced ... Read more
This is "the first film ever to use the Aniscope Process, a newly invented system of comic-book-like animation originating from live-action footage". Th estory is set in a distant and eclectic future. The good guys, Buzz and Weiner, try to enlist the aid of the muses as they chase the bad guy ... Read more
Having met, two women discuss their relationship. One compares their time together with a pair of old socks; one wonders whether lips wear out from kissing the same person. They are still in love. A stylistic short — a light-hearted lesbian love story. ... Read more
An animated film describing, with movement and sound, the night in a city for all its lonely inhabitants. ... Read more
Bye Bye Berlusconi! screened at this year's Berlin Film Festival where it was a multi-award winner. ... Thoroughly scrambling make-believe with reality, German director Jan Henrik Stahlberg has concocted an outrageously inflated and hilarious satire that effectively opposes one of the most powerful ... Read more
Since 1969 Byker, a long-established working class suburb of Newcastle-on Tyne, has undergone "re-development". ... Traditional community values have suffered with the onset of consumerism and alienation. ... Konttinen combines dramatised sequences with the testament of her own photographs taken ... Read more
An abstract film produced in India. It uses the textile designs of the calico mills as elements in its total graphic structure. ... Read more
An isolated cabin retreat, six cocksure teenagers, a highly-infectious disease, crazed hillbillies—the perfect ingredients for a slasher hybrid marked by its knife-edge wit and knife-wielding characters. Director Eli Roth got his start assisting David Lynch with the set-up of his amazing ... Read more
The film shows improved methods in cable jointing. Second Prize, Teaching Section, "for its clarity of exposition and efficiency in the use of step-by-step methods in its demonstrations". ... Read more
Cafe of Love is a humorous drama about superficial love in Darlinghurst's cafe society. The central couple, Steve and Penn, decide their fate over a game of space invaders. ... Read more
“The ‘erotic thriller' is a genre now long since bastardized by Hollywood. But here is the real article…” - Toronto Film Festival Eve and Damien are passionately in love. Together, they run an unusual café called The Zoo where they host an annual contest for the best animal noise ... Read more
A record of the ancient, but now changing, way of life in three villages around Lake Cajititlan in west central Mexico. ... Read more
Calanda is the Spanish village birthplace of Luis Bunuel. The great director's son has made this record of a strange annual ritual. Legend asserts that when Christ died the skies thundered for twenty-four hours and the elements were unleashed. So from noon on Good Friday till noon the following ... Read more
As they retreated from Mexico, Maximilian of Austria's troops left behind them an imprisoned Algerian soldier. A firing squad sends him off to a life after death, but a life in which, acpording to the popular Mexican belief, men live their daily lives in the state of skeletons: the Zapatists stay ... Read more
The dances of Manipur, famed for their charm and elegance, are depicted in their authentic sellings. ... Read more
The sultry, hip swiveling rhythms that Latin jazz proclaims is brought to the screen by Spanish film director Fernando Trueba in Calle 54. This is an ode to Latin jazz and what better way to capture the genre than allowing the musicians to speak for themselves. Simple sets and beautifully lit ... Read more
Author of the classic photobook Vietnam Inc, Philip Jones Griffiths, has been photographing South East Asia for more than 35 years. Cambodian Odyssey sees Richard Traylor-Smith follow the Magnum veteran on a trip to Cambodia in the 90s where he ruminates on his philosophy of photojournalism, and ... Read more
A TV-commercial on the seven warning signs of cancer, using graphic symbols for each symptom. ... Read more
Plants growing in moorlands allure, catch and destroy insects. There is a large variety of these plants and each kind is shown. We are left with a sense of wonder at nature's inexhaustible ingenuity. ... Read more
A small stray dog called Cannonball befriends a circus clown . The clown is facing the unemployment office unless he can give his act some sparkle... Cannonball saves the day. ... Read more
A record of the visit to Australia of leading Paris fashion designer, Pierre Cardin. ... Read more
A typical day at St. Christopher's Home for the Children of Railwaymen, Derby, an establishment for the care of children whose parents work in transport but are unable to provide a proper home tor them. ... Read more
He was careful with an axe, he was careful with a power tool, now he's armed to the teeth. ... --- ... D/P/S Jason Stutter WS NZ Film Commission L no dialogue TD 35mm/2010 ... --- ... D/P/S Jason Stutter WS NZ Film Commission L no dialogue TD 35mm/2010 ... Read more
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