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Films Screened In 1975

A cartoon cabaret, the characters creating themselves from flowing lines. ... Read more
Man has less and less space to live in and less and less food. Where will this lead? ... Read more
Agricultural labourers and peasants in Hungary have gone on strike sometime during the 1890's. They are opposed, with increasing violence, by the military. The labourers, who are fighting for their rights for the first time, spend their time singing and dancing while they await the outcome of their ... Read more
Moonlight reflected in water: the forms and lines are continually rearranged by the currents. ... Read more
A satirical view of Switzerland, tourist haven to the world. ... Read more
A documentary about a group of street entertainers in Cairo, fire eaters, dancers, acrobats, who eke out a miserable living from bringing joy to the passers-by. ... Read more
During a concert in a beautiful palace, somebody throws into the room a note requesting to close the windows. When this Is done, the gesture is suitably acknowledged. ... Read more
The life of some of the more unusual sea creatures in the Red Sea. ... Read more
Haydn's famous serenade is freely illustrated. ... Read more
The Man Without A Face is a daring criminal who can assume disguises as readily as Sherlock Holmes. No-one knows what he really looks like, not even the woman who loves him and is his partner in crime. Who would suspect Mademoiselle Ermance, a quiet lady who sells sewing accessories? Yet this ... Read more
Shampoo offers an unrivalled collection of stars: produced by Warren Beatty, directed by Hal Ashby and co-scripted by Beatty and Robert Towne. It features Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn and Jack Warden. ... The film is set in Beverley Hills on Election Eve, November 4, 1968, as Nixon is about ... Read more
This film completes a trilogy from Miklds Jancso that began with The Round-up and The Red and the White, it is set in 1919, a disturbing period after the fall of the Hungarian Republic of Councils, and the first communist revolution. The lonely farmsteads scattered over the Great Hungarian Plain ... Read more
Contrary to the impression the title may inspire, this German film is concerned with industrial relations. Directed by Christian Ziewer and Klaus Wiese, it deals with the conflicts, ambivalent needs and contradictory viewpoints which characterize the social situation and influence the lives of ... Read more
This film, from Hungarian director Ferenc Kosa, is set in the last year of the second World War. Soldiers dash across sandhills in an obstacle race, chasing a 15-day leave pass for the winner. One soldier, Marton Csorba, kills a man ahead of him to win, although the death is reported as an ... Read more
A drunken subway rider is haunted by a toy train, a horde of little people, and the spectre of his drunken grandeur. ... Read more
The film traces the history of the Statue of Liberty, from the artist's conception to its completion, and investigates America's changing attitudes towards the meaning of the statue. ... Read more
An elderly railway signalman who watches an isolated crossing is about to retire. He receives the news without understanding what is to happen to him. He and his wife go about their daily chores, sleeping, eating, preparing for another day, that is almost identical to the last. They follow out ... Read more
An examination of the concept of stress as experienced by a variety of people ranging from astronauts to pickpockets. The film is based on the findings of Prof. Hans Selye of the University of Montreal, who maintains that a certain degree of stress is necessary and desirable for physical and mental ... Read more
Variations in rhythm, duration and attack, realised by deliberately limited plastic means, and set to concrete music. ... Read more
A report of a daring and ingenious experiment to test the ability of man and his equipment to function in the hostile underwater environment of the Canadian Arctic, in mid-winter, when the temperatures hover near 45° below zero. ... Read more
The North West area of Sutherland: its varied and startling scenery, and something of the region's history. ... Read more
This film follows Dusan Makavejev's origina! and successful comedy, WR: Mysteries of the Organism. He has since been prevented from making further films in Yugoslavia, and Sweef Movie is his first picture made in the West, a French-Canadian production. ... The richest man in the world is looking ... Read more
Who is the wizard whom the cat tries to beat at tennis? ... Read more
This black comedy is directed by Marco Ferreri, who earlier made La grande bouffe. He has written the screenplay, together with Rafael Azcona, and the story draws heavily on Kafka's novel, The Castle. ... A young man arrives in Rome from the provinces with an important message for the Pope. He ... Read more
A cartoon about a browned-off Bear, who, having just lost his job, has the Christmas blues. ... Read more
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