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JONAS - WHO WILL BE 25 IN THE YEAR 2000 (Alain Tanner, 1976)
Alain Tanner, whose earlier films from Salamander to The Middle of the World, were shown in previous Festivals in Melbourne, has created the most ambitious and complex of his socio-political comedies… Read more

JOSé TORRES (Hiroshi Teshigahara, 1965)
This poetic documentary of the Puerto Rican boxer who became light-heavyweight champion of the world, is the first Japanese production to be filmed in the United States. At first the film has the fee… Read more

JOUR DE FETE (Jacques Tati, 1949)
The narrative of "Jour de Fete" is as thin as is conceivable. There would be none at all were it not for the postman, Jacques Tati. He is the film. Six feet five inches in his stockinged feet, dark, … Read more

JOURNEY TO THE END OF NIGHT (Peter Tammer, 1982)
Peter Tammer is a Melbourne ... filmmaker who has been making films, mostly from within his own resources, for nearly two decades His last completed film, Mallacoota Stampede, won the Erwin Rado priz… Read more

Joyce and Harry Go Dancing (David Taylor, 1980)
A couple go ballroom dancing We discover something surprising ... Read more

Jumping (Osamu Tezuka, 1984)
A tour de force of technique and the imagination. Influenced by the experimental hungarian animation, The Fly, Jumping utilizes the point-of-view gag to convey a breathtaking view of how powerful a c… Read more

JUNGLE EMPEROR LEO (Yoshio Takeuti, 1998)
Jungle Taitei is based on Tezuka Osamu's original manga (which commenced in 1950), which describes the lives and adventures of the African jungle emperor, Panja, and his mate Eliza. The series' main … Read more

Kabbarli sheds light on a peculiar moment of colonial superiority sheltering under a lace parasol. The film's subject, Irish-born Daisy Bates, spent more than 30 years living with Aboriginal tribes o… Read more

Kabuki (Ginsaku Tobe, 1960)
The Kabuki, the classical drama of Japan dates back some 350 years and is still performed today. During its long history, it has absorbed much of Japan's traditional entertainment arts and has always… Read more

Kangra and Kulu (N. S. Thapa, 1961)
Lying to the north of the Punjab and situated amidst the splendours of the Himalayas are the valleys of Kanga and Kulu. The film includes scenes of the colourful marriages of the people here and othe… Read more

Kimba The White Lion (Osamu Tezuka, 1954)
The 3rd TV series Tezuka created with Mushi, Kimba was the first colour anime series made in Japan. Highly memorable for Australian kids who saw it during its early 70s broadcast, Kimba con­taine… Read more

Kitsiumbanyi (Fernand Tack, 1961)
A fascinating account of the eruption of the volcano Nyamuragia in the Congo. ... Read more

Klondike Strikes Out (Dave Tendler, 1962)
The true story of the accidental discovery of gold in the Klondike by one Hector Heathcote, who, of course, secured no credit for his achievement. ... Read more

La Neige (Kouichi Tabata, 1986)
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Lahaul and Spiti (N. S. Thapa, 1964)
The scenic grandeur and the life of the colourful people of Lahaul and Spiti — an area snowbound and cut of from the rest of the world for six months of the year. ... Read more

Land of Bulloo (Ken Taylor, 1978)
The film shows the impact of introduced animals on the ecology of the flood plains of the Bulloo River, in the South-West corner of Queensland. ... Read more

Landscape Painting (Sha Tan, 1962)
Beginning with shots of the old master, Pan Tienshou, at work, the film presents some of the chief features of Chinese landscape painting. ... Read more

Last Nights (Sandy Tate, )
A short film with the look of a music video and feminist film noir. ... QUERELLE seen from the other side. ... Read more

Le Coupeur D'eau (Philippe Tabarly, 1990)
Inspired by a Marguerite Duras story, this speechless tale of the demise of an impoverished family evinces the bleak pessimism and cool purity of a Bresson film, rather than the humanism and warm sen… Read more

Le Criminel (Gianluigi Toccafondo, 1993)
With clear references to film noir, Toccafondo presents a masterwork of animation that has both a luminosity and a richness of texture. Accompanied by an atmospheric soundtrack, Le Criminel explores … Read more

LE SALAMANDRE (Alain Tanner, 1971)
Alain Tanner's second feature is co-written by the English Marxist art critic, John Berger, and has earned much critical attention overseas for its treatment of the alienation of a young girl trapped… Read more

Le Voyage (J. Simonet, L. Tovoli, 1967)
A young mother and her three children leave their village in Calabria to join the head of the family, who has found a job in Milan. We observe them during their exhausting journey and are drawn into … Read more

Legend of the Forest (Osamu Tezuka, 1987)
The second major work Tezuka produced as a reflection on the art, craft and history of animation (the first being Pictures at an Exhibition). Legend of the Forest is formally dedicated to walt Disney… Read more

Legion (Mark Titmarsh, 1985)
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Les Mistons (Francois Truffaut, 1957)
Les Mistons recalls the doings of five French boys during one summer when their childhood comes to an end and they stumble clumsily into adolescence. Baffled by this change, they express their bewild… Read more

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