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Films Screened In 1965

The nine days with which the film is concerned are in the life of the physicist, Dmitri Gusev, who has twice exposed himself to radiation and who endangers his life by taking a third, unnecessary risk. ... It is the old story of the man with a consuming ambition, beside which he holds everything ... Read more
A young girl, who has just been jilted, is taken to the city of Pun by her four widowed relatives. On the train the party befriends a young writer bound for the same place. During his stay there and his subsequent travels, he becomes more and more entangled with the widows and the listless girl who ... Read more
The National Film Board of Canada has been responsible for some of the best shorts made any­where since the war. Now, with this film, they are making a triumphant entry into the feature film field. Directed by Don Owen, whose short Runner was shown at an earlier Melbourne Festival, this feature ... Read more
Elements of modernism and timeless traditions are depicted in quick successive images to give this impressionistic view of an average Indian town. ... Read more
An assessment of spastic children which concludes that the frustration of the child is usually less than that of the parents but with understanding, both parents and children alike can come to terms with their problems. ... Read more
This is a comedy fantasy involving such disparate elements as Chinese restaurants, kidnapping gypsies, and twin sisters who switch identities. The film centres on the differing values of two New England families headed by the seventy-year-old Green twins. Alma, a happy-go-lucky individualist who ... Read more
This TV documentary deals with the problems of youth in Finland today. But are the voting ones alone to blame for their misdeeds or are the parents and the adult world around them equaly respon­sible? ... Read more
A look at the English love of ceremony which suggests that people, when they cheer a passing parade, are not always aware of the element of authoritarianism latent in the spectacle before them. ... Read more
Milos Forman's first feature-film has as its theme the trials and tribulations of a young boy: his first love, his relations with the adult world, his parents and the people with whom he comes in contact at work. His job in a shop is to see thai customers do not "abscntniindcdly slip goods into ... Read more
Without commentary, the film depicts the story of Christ as drawn by Rembrandt. The Christ story takes place in the houses, towns, canals, streets and fields of 17th Century Holland. One hundred and sixty drawings have been selected for the film from more than sixty collections in twelve countries ... Read more
A revolutionary animated film 'The principal hero is the unity of objects, or more exactly their move­ment in space and time". ... Plaque, Tours Festival. ... Read more
Vignettes of five contemporary artists at work in Paris: Dewasne, Di Teana, Hartung, Fruhtrunk and Weibuch. ... Diploma Speciale, Bergamo Festival. ... Read more
This film observes honey bees constantly for nearly a year, scientifically analysing their activities and the perfect order of the colony. ... Bronze Medal, Venice Festival. Second Prize, Padua Festival. ... Read more
A young couple lives on the outskirts of Tokyo in a modern apartment. She is a Manchurian refugee and an orphan, he is a businessman. Next to their building lies a wasteland of wooden shacks - a rag-pickers colony - of which the woman becomes aware for the first time when it is destroyed bv a fire ... Read more
To the music of the region, this film explores the landscape and history of the Scottish border country. ... Read more
Designed as a mood study, the film is a poetic presentation of Corregldor as a battle monument. utilizing music and sound, without narration. ... First Prize, Manilla Festival; Second Prize, Bilabo Festival. ... Read more
An experiment in the design of "scenery" produced by electronic means. Originally recorded on Videotape, the composite image, of dancers and geometric patterns, was transferred to film. ... Silver Award, Experimental Category, Australian Film Awards, 1965. ... Read more
An evocation of water, through movement, colour and sound. ... Read more
A lyrical account of the scenic beauties of the Great Ocean Road, which skirts the south-west coast of Victoria. ... Silver Award, Travel Category, Australian Film Awards, 1695. ... Read more
Covering a wide cross section of post-war society, this television report explores the position of women in modern Japan. ... Silver Award, Documentary Category, Australian Film Awards, 1965. ... Read more
The childhood adventure of a ten-year-old Poly­nesian boy, with all the naturalness and wonder which that suggests. ... Silver Medal, Venice Festival; Diplome D'Honneur R.I.F.J., Cannes. ... Read more
By showing the manipulation of materials in illustrative paintings, from contemporary to anicent Oriental, the film demonstrates texture as a facet of design. ... Read more
The story of a little boys love for trains, and his subsequent disenchantment, is told in purely cine­matic terms. ... Special Award, General Category, Australian Film Awards, 1965. ... Read more
Material for this student's thesis film is taken from an experimental collection stories entitled "The Beat Generation and The Angry Young Men". It is a capsule resume of the forces that a young man feels are oppressing him. ... Read more
"The production of The Big Parade, cost two hun­dred and forty-five thousand dollars. It catapulted John Gilbert to the status of a major star, and advanced Renee Adoree and Karl Dane up th ladder of fame. lt ran at Ihe Astor on Broadway for two years and took in a million and a half dollars at ... Read more
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