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Films Screened In 1982

Make Me Psychic (Sally Cruikshank, 1978)
Further adventures with Quasi and Anita, and introducing Snozzy who looks like George Raft as a duck. ... Read more

METROPOLIS (Fritz Lang, 1927)
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Microscope (Viktor Kubal, 1980)
An animated film ... Read more

Mother May I? (Linda Feferman, 1981)
Sexuality and teenage pregnancy, as ... seen through the eyes of 11-year-old ... Karen and her 16-year-old sister, ... Michelle, who thinks she is pregnant. In the course of the film everyone begins … Read more

MUDDY RIVER (Kohei Oguri, 1981)
It is 1956, 11 years after the war and Japan is, in some respects, still a poor and struggling country. On the other hand, Japan is also becoming relatively prosperous because of the Korean War. Near… Read more

Murder in a Mist (Lisa Gottlieb, 1980)
A gutsy and glamorous female detective solves a murder in Chicago, 1952. This film noir comedy at once parodies and pays homage to the genre. ... Read more

NEON CITY (Gisela Weilemann (1), Helmer von Lutzelburg (2), Dominik Graf (3), Johann Schmid (4), Wolfgang Buld (5), 1981)
Neon City contains five episodes, each made by a young director, taking as its topic an aspect of life in the city of Munich. Inevitably, in enterprises like this, the various episodes have marked di… Read more

Nick Mazzuco: Biography of an Atomic Vet (Richard Kurt Schmiechen, 1982)
In 1955, Nick Mazzuco watched 18 atomic bomb blasts from trenches as close as 2300m while a G.I. at the U.S. Atomic Proving Grounds in Nevada. In this film, Nick, now a building super in New York Cit… Read more

No Fun (Dini Damave, 1980)
Fourteen-year-old Marian plays truant from school and goes to work in a busy cafe without telling her parents. But she is too shy and awkward, and before long she gets the sack. ... Read more

No Problem (Ian Johnson, 1981)
Featuring the 'legendary' Ken Campbell during rehearsals of The Rainbow's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and the world's longest play, the 24-hour The Warp, and extracts from the plays. Members of … Read more

On Account Of . . . (Jeremy Llewellyn-Jones, 1981)
The film chronicles the misadventures of a young man, frustrated in love, who seeks solace in a shopping mall amusement arcade where vicarious, but more accessible, thrills abound. ... Read more

ON N'EST PAS DES ANGES (Guy Simoneau, Suzanne Guy, 1981)
To love and to be loved is a need we all share. On N'est Pas Des Anges is a film about love and how we express it, about desire, frustration and fulfilment. ... In this film, men and women who are ph… Read more

One Way Street (Bernard Longpré, 1980)
The head of a family, with little education and no hope of improving his work situation, drinks to forget the drudgery of his existence. ... Read more

Opens Wednesday (Barrie Nelson, 1980)
Opens Wednesday is a romp through a director's rehearsal of a lively animated show. Nelson's animated transformations are intimate and spectacular. ... Read more

Our Boys (Cathal Black, 1981)
The Irish Christian Brothers have had more than a little influence on Irish education during the past century. Cathal Black's film captures the essence of their influence, good and bad, on generation… Read more

Out of Order (Arthur Ellis, 1981)
Freddy and Myra. a homicidal husband and wife team, go about despatching their latest yearly victim, an overworked graphic designer, who lives in a high-rise apartment. For Freddy and Myra, killing i… Read more

PASSION OF LOVE (Ettore Scola, 1981)
The year is 1862, one of those periods, rare in Italian history, without any wars. The young Kingdom of Italy does not pay its officers to fight, but merely to train others to do so, and at the first… Read more

PHILIP GUSTON: A LIFE LIVED (Michael Blackwood, 1981)
The portrait of the painter, Philip Guston, filmed during the last 10 years of his life. Guston's words and images speak frankly about his evolution as an artist who abandoned the hard-won success an… Read more

PISO PISELLO (Peter Del Monte, 1981)
Oliviero, a Milanese 13 year-old, is the son of two mixed-up parents, who live out a child-like regression. Oliviero, however, has a clear idea of his future and wants to become a nuclear scientist. … Read more

PIXOTE (Hector Babenco, 1981)
More than 50 per cent of the population of Brazil is under 21, including more than three million homeless children — children who wander the teeming slums of principal cities like Rio de Janeir… Read more

Pretend You'll Survive (Leeds Animation Workshop, 1981)
The film tells the story of a woman and her nuclear nightmares; points out the links between peaceful nuclear energy and the arms race; exposes the absurdity of civil defence in the face of nuclear w… Read more

Project (Jiri Barta, 1981)
A superb animated film commenting on modern architecture. ... Read more

Puppy Love (Bruce Rigby, 1981)
The story of a mentally-retarded boy who falls in love with the girl next door. ... Read more

Quasi at the Quackadero (Sally Cruikshank, 1975)
A science-fiction adventure story at an amusement park of the future. ... Read more

Quasi's Cabaret (Sally Cruikshank, 1980)
A sample of the proposed animated feature, Quasi's Cabaret. Cruikshank is still looking for the 'right' producer. ... Read more

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