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Films Screened In 1967

The Festival (K. B. Schmaltz, Karl Schedereit, 1966)
Each year, more and more starlets wear less and less on the beaches; each year the American navy sends ten warships. . . This film takes an acid look at the Cannes Festival. ... Read more

The Great Garden (Herbert Seggelke, 1965)
The Great Garden of Hanover-Herrenhausen is filmed to the "Water Music" of Handel, who was music-director at the court of Hanover. The film aims at illustrating the unity of the arts in the Baroque p… Read more

The Heisters (Tobe Hooper, 1965)
A wild satire on an epic production in which the characters, in a series of outrageous adventures, chase around the Cinemascope screen. ... Read more

The Hunt (Manuel de Oliviera, 1964)
A sombre short story about a projected hunting expedition, which ends in misadventure. ... Read more

The Ivory Knife (Jules Engel, 1965)
The abstract artist, Paul Jenkins, demonstrates his technique of mixing and manipulating paints on an unstretched canvas. ... Read more

The Last Mohican (Paul Leaf, 1966)
Alan Arkin as a pretzel seller trapped by a sociology student. ... Read more

THE MAN WHO HAD HIS HAIR CUT SHORT (André Delvaux, 1966)
Miereveld, a married lawyer, who teaches a special subject in a girls' school, cherishes a passionate but idealistic love for one of his pupils, the beautiful Fran Veenman. His feelings towards her r… Read more

THE PRIVATE RIGHT (Michael Papas, 1966)
The film opens with a sustained battle between guerillas and British troops in Cyprus during the emergency of the late fifties. A young Eoka rebel leader is captured, thrown into a prison cell and to… Read more

The Rise of Parnassus Needy (Richard Taylor, 1966)
To illustrate the wide range of functions a bank plays in the economy, this cartoon tells the story of a poet who, setting up business to sell words for all occasions, meets with phenomenal success. ... Read more

THE ROUND-UP (Miklós Jancsó, 1966)
The action of the film takes place in the years after the collapse of the 1848 Revolution against the Hapsburgs. Its anti-heroes are a group of impoverished Hungarian peasants who, after defeat, cont… Read more

THE SAGA OF ANATAHAN (Josef von Sternberg, 1953)
Sternberg's last film, made independently in Japan, is based on an actual incident and tells of fifteen soldiers and one Japanese girl marooned on a volcanic island in the Pacific for seven years, re… Read more

THE SCARLET EMPRESS (Josef von Sternberg, 1934)
Sophia Frederica is brought from Germany to Russia to become the wife of the mad Grand Duke Peter. She is, at first, innocent and wondering, but when married and plunged into the intrigue of the deca… Read more

The Scissors and the Little Boy (Hristo Topouzanov, 1966)
An inspired pair of scissors dances around scraps of paper of all colours and produces a new, gay world. ... First Prize, Teheran Festival. ... Read more

The Seal (Branko Celovic, 1966)
A satire on the bureaucratic aspects of modern administration. ... Read more

THE SEASONS OF OUR LOVE (Florestano Vancini, 1966)
Vittorio Borghi, a 40-year-old reporter and ex-communist, now works for an independent newspaper. He has lost all the idealism of his youth and the world seems to be falling apart around him. He goes… Read more

The Shadow in the Glass (André Farwagi, 1967)
A science fiction film about an American tourist in Paris, who becomes obsessed with the idea that he is turning into a Japanese. ... Read more

The Snails (René Laloux, 1965)
An alarming story of a town taken over by huge snails. ... Grand Prix du Animation, Tours Festival; Grand Prix, Mamaia Festival; Special Jury Prize, Cracow Festival; Jury Prize, Trieste Festival. ... Read more

The Thing (Harry Reade, 1963)
An agreeable example of Cuban animation — a simple parable told with wit, point and economy. ... Read more

The Tortoise and the Hare (Hugh Hudson, 1966)
A huge Pirelli lorry and a sports car driven by a dishy blonde are road rivals between Naples and Milan. ... First Prize, Industrial Section, Venice Festival; British Industrial Award. ... Read more

THE UPRISING (Mircea Muresan, 1966)
This film is about the tragic lives of the Rumanian peasants, and their revolt against the landowners at the beginning of this century. Two themes of the film are blended: the story of Petre whose sw… Read more

The Wings (Leonard Pulchny, 1966)
An anecdote of a man who has to abandon his dreams because he has attained his ambition. ... Golden Conch, San Sebastian Festival. ... Read more

The Woman (Iván Lakatos, 1966)
Puncturing many preconceptions, the film throws a light and sardonic glance at the role of women in modern life. ... Read more

THREE (Aleksander Petrović, 1965)
The film covers the period from 1941 to 1944. the beginning to the end of the war in Yugoslavia. It consists of three stories from the experiences of the revolutionary Milos. In the first, set in 194… Read more

Towards the Sky (Titus Mesaros, 1960)
The camera exploits the opportunities presented during the building of a dam for creating striking visual effects. ... First Prize, Mamaia Festival; Film Society Award, Cork Festival. ... Read more

Traffic Trauma (Mike Browning, 1966)
A light-hearted approach requesting motorists to simmer down when involved in traffic jams. ... Silver Award, Advertising Category, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more

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