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The Travel Game (T. Thompson, 1958)
The universal game of guessing travellers' intentions and destinations is here played on the Harwich-Hook of Holland Continental route. By the lime Denmark. Holland. Germany and Switzerland are reach… Read more

THE TROTSKY (Jacob Tierney, 2009)
Join the revolution. ... Fighting the apathy of his peers,17-year old student Leon Bronstein (Jay Baruchel) is the reincarnation of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky - or so he believes. His plans o… Read more

THE USUAL (Eric Tretbar, 1991)
... ... Minneapolis is a place rarely associated with filmmaking. Yet it's unquestionably home sweet home to director, writer and editor Eric Tretbar, who seems to know the territory like the back of… Read more

The Vanishing Coast (John Taylor, 1965)
The unique scenic beauty of the coast of Great Britain is being threatened by the invasion of tourist camps, suburbia and industry. The films shows the first tentative steps that are taken towards sa… Read more

The Whales are Waiting (Tony Ianzelo, Strowan Robertson, Andy Thomson, 1976)
In the face of modern techniques, whales face extinction. The film gives an account of the current debate about whaling, and the efforts of the Canadian-sponsored Project Jonah to stop the slaughter. ... Read more

THE WILD CHILD (François Truffaut, 1970)
In 1798, a wild boy was captured in the woods of Southern France. The boy aged about twelve, unable to speak and his responses limited to a few guttural sounds, had apparently lived as a beast since … Read more

The Wind (Ron Tunis, 1972)
An animated film which shows a child's first experiences with wind: it tousles his hair, it tears at washing on the line . . . ... Grand Prix, New York International Film Festival. ... Read more

THE WOMAN IN LOVE WITH MECHANIC GAVRILOV (Pyotr Todorovsky, 1982)
Extremely well acted and entertaining throughout, this charming screwball comedy from Russia is the perfect vehicle for Ludmilla Gurshenko, a popular actress in Russia, who displays a beautiful varie… Read more

The Worp Reaction (Tony Trafford, 1976)
Based on a short story by the American author, Lion Miller, the film tells of a mentally handicapped man who is widely regarded as a hopeless idiot. ... Apparently fascinated by scrap metal, he accum… Read more

THE YEN FAMILY (Yojiro Takita, 1988)
... ... The Yen Family reinforces and extends a trend in contemporary Japanese cinema whereby wealth and its effect upon traditional and human values, especially as exemplified by the family, have co… Read more

Three is Company (Tony Thompson, 1959)
Julius and Joan Evans, the American television correspondents, invite teenage Susan over from America to join them in a British holiday. Her crisp, youthful approach adds another dimension to a tour … Read more

Till Apartheid Do Us Part (Gorilla Tapes, 1985)
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TITUS (Julie Taymor, 1999)
"Theatrical wizard Julie Taymor strides boldly into the feature film arena with Titus and emerges with victory. Gutsily grappling with one of Shakespeare's least performed and most gruesomely melodra… Read more

TO ABSENT FRIENDS (Ronnie Taylor, 1991)
The bar room is reflected in the mirror, like a scene from Manet's Bar at The Folies Bergere," but it isn't a mirror it's a hologram. ... Paula Dawson travels on a train through strange territory and… Read more

To Hell and Back Again in Time for Breakfast (Conny Templeman, 1985)
A stylish comedy-thriller set in contemporary Paris, about a young female pickpocket-turned private-detective who becomes enmeshed in a web of political intrigue. ... "If the camembert, which smelt o… Read more

TOKYO FIST (Shinya Tsukamoto, 1995)
... ... Shinya Tsukamoto left audiences astonished, perplexed and pulverised after his first two features Telsuo-Tfe Iron Ma« (1989) and Tetsuo-The Body Hammer (1991), One thing viewers were su… Read more

TOM WHITE (Alkinos Tsilimidos, 2004)
Tom White AustraliaLife for Tom White (Colin Friels) isn't going too well. Signs of a physical breakdown are evident; his hands begin to shake and he cannot remember being fired from a project in the… Read more

TOMBSTONE FOR FIREFLIES (Isao Takahata, 1987)
Set during the horrendous fire bombings of Japan in the lead-up to the atomic bomb drops, Tombstone For Fireflies follows two children orphaned in the Kobe attacks - a girl (Setsuko) aged 5 and a boy… Read more

Touch (Tom Tholen, 1967)
A co-worker of Joris Ivens gives a personal impression of the port of Rotterdam. ... Read more

Trains, The (Hirata Takahiro, )
MIFF has brought together the amazing and imaginative works by Image Forum, Japan. Exclusive to MIFF, these short films are at the epicentre of experimental filmmaking in a range of styles. ... * [… Read more

Trevor Island (John Taylor, 1988)
A continuation of The Huge Adventures of Trevor, a Cat. Trevor's family decide to take up residence upon a tropical island. To found the first caravan park. A sedate lifestyle, however, is not Trevor… Read more

Triple Sec (Yves Thomas, 1986)
A dry French comedy set in a restaurant where we eavesdrop on a number of separate conversations. A witty, cleverly structured film with a twist in its tales. ... Read more

TURKEY SHOOT (M) (Brian Trenchard-Smith, 1982)
"It is impossible to defend Turkey Shoot, therefore it is essential viewing." - urbancinefile.com.au ... When Philip Adams declared this "unrivalled sadism and brutality" and "pornographically violen… Read more

Turner (David Thompson, 1966)
A selection of the painter's works, shown entire and studied in detail, and accompanied on the sound track by recollections of his contemporaries. ... Read more

Twilight Saloon (Uchida Tomu, )
Altman and Truffaut spring to mind at various times in this lovely, exuberant film. Taking place in the eponymous saloon, [Twilight Saloon] offers a fondly observed group-portrait of 1950s' Japan. ..… Read more

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