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Films Screened In 1973

Le diamant (Paul Grimault, 1970)
A primitive tribe lives isolated in an oasis. The ground is scattered with precious stones and on top of a totem pole glitters the most beautiful diamond in the world. ... One day an unscrupulous tra… Read more

Le Fumaillon (G. M. Baur, 1972)
The chronicle of a smoker. ... Read more

Le peau de chagrin (Vladimir Kristl, Ivo Vrbanić, 1960)
One of the classics in animation, and a superb adaptation of the Balzac tale of self-deception and nightmarish horror. Kristl's powers as a poet dominate the whole of the film. ... 1st Prize, Vancouv… Read more

Le plat du jour (Georges Spicas, 1971)
Two hours during the dinner-time rush in a small Parisian restaurant. ... Read more

Le prix d'une vie (Paul de Roubaix, )
An ecological study placed within ... the context of the preparations ... for the birth of a child. As a new ... life emerges, a cycle is continued, ... an all-embracing cycle which ... includes the … 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 de Monsieur Guitton (Pascal Aubier, 1969)
A man notices as he wakes up that his bedroom is behaving like a train. Outside the window, the countryside rushes past. The room/train brakes and then stops. The man gets out on to the platform and … Read more

Leash without a Collar (Serge Bergon, 1972)
A teenage girl leads, with her mother, a desperately sad and monotonous existence. Her world is built around the affection of her dog and the dreams evoked by a portrait of a blonde girl. But a meeti… Read more

LEO THE LAST (John Boorman, 1969)
As in Boorman's other films, its material is the complex problem of civilisation, here pinpointed in a London slum. Leo, an exiled European aristocrat, accompanied by his mistress, Margaret, and his … Read more

Liberator (Borivoj Dovniković, 1971)
In the frame, a fettered man. The 'liberator' runs toward him, hands him a flag and a medal, and runs away ... ... Read more

Like Other People (Paul Morrison, 1972)
Margaret and Willie, the central characters in this documentary, are spastics who live in a residential home run by The Spastics Society. They express their need to be treated as people with a contri… Read more

Magic Camera Film 2 (Victor Kay, 1973)
Slightly modified cameras and processes are used in conjunction with editing, to transform commonplace, everyday reality. ... Read more

Make Love Not War (Zlatko Grgić, 1971)
A couple of lovers in a passionate embrace. Camera panning back, discloses a third person, a policeman, who gets himself involved in the action. ... Read more

MARGARET AND THE MAESTRO (Aleksander Petrović, 1972)
Aleksandar Petrovic's early films, One Day and Three, have been shown in the Melbourne Film Festival, and his I Also Knew Happy Gypsies enjoyed a commercial success in Australia. His latest film, bas… Read more

Mask of the Red Death (Pavao Å talter, Branko Ranitovic, 1969)
Stalter's remarkable hand-painted evocation of Edgar Allan Poe's haunting tale of famine and plague. Stalter has captured more of the elusiveness of the moody poet than any other film-maker. ... Read more

MIMI THE METAL WORKER (Lina Wertmuller, 1972)
Mimi is a somewhat timid Sicilian who, weary of being told what to do by others, rejects the control of the omnipotent Mafia in his public life, and of his wife in the privacy of his home. He is, how… Read more

Mirror Mirror (Michael Asti-Rose, 1972)
Exploring a decrepit cellar, a boy finds the everyday objects of a past era obsessively evocative, especially a mirror, which reveals much more than a reflection. ... Read more

MORGIANA (Juraj Herz, 1972)
The melodrama has been seen, by directors as disparate as Douglas Sirk and Orson Welles, as "the last form of tragedy in a bourgeois world". Whether or not we choose to accept such a claim, melodrama… Read more

My Childhood (Bill Douglas, 1972)
My Childhood, directed by Bill Douglas, was made under the patronage of the British Film Institute Production Board, and is the first part of an intended trilogy. It was awarded the Silver Lion of St… Read more

O LUCKY MAN! (Lindsay Anderson, 1973)
This is a fairy tale abonl the adventures of Mick Travis, a clear-eyed young man urgently determined to succeed. He is training as a coffee salesman for the Imperial Coffee Co. The sudden defection o… Read more

Of Holes and Corks (Ante Zaninović, 1967)
Zaninovic's egoist takes on the universe! ... Read more

OK Camera (Michael Rubbo, 1972)
OK Camera takes the viewer behind the scenes during the on-location shooting of several major Quebec film productions, including Kamouraska, starring Genevieve Bujold. Film makers, stars and fans spe… Read more

One Day More (Vlatko Gilić, 1972)
There is a mud lake somewhere in Yugoslavia, immersion in which, people believe, will cure incurable diseases. Their belief is symbolic of man's innate aspiration to elevate himself throughout his ex… Read more

Orfeo (Caroline Leaf, 1971)
The legend of Orpheus and Euridice is retold in this animated film. ... Read more

Our March (A Svetlov, A Shein, )
This film is dedicated to the Soviet people, the communist party, to Lenin, It is a short biography of the country depicted in newsree! shots and feature films. ... Read more

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