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Films Screened In 1983

The Station (Veljko Bikić, 1982)
A man waits for transport... ... Read more

The Sting (Zoran Jovanović, 1982)
A long day in the life of a young mother. ... Read more

THE TASTE OF WATER (Orlow Seunke, 1982)
This is the story of a social worker, Hes, who tries to overcome the "system", without having realised that he is already caught in it. ... Hes, who is in his late thirties, has developed a routine w… Read more

THE TROUT (Joseph Losey, 1982)
Joseph Losey says he had wanted to do ... ‘ ‘The Trout' ' , a novel by Roger Vailland, for over 20 years, and somehow ... the film does have a kind of existentialist ... look. (Surely the presenc… Read more

THE WOMAN IN LOVE WITH MECHANIC GAVRILOV (Pyotr Todorovsky, 1982)
Extremely well acted and entertaining throughout, this charming screwball comedy from Russia is the perfect vehicle for Ludmilla Gurshenko, a popular actress in Russia, who displays a beautiful varie… Read more

Them (Bill Mather, 1982)
A condensed account of evolution that owes more to Groucho Marx than to Darwin. ... Read more

THIS IS IT (John Heyer, 1964)
A live variety show designed for the opening of ATV Channel O in Melbourne: Drama and satire in Victorian history. (An excerpt of 20 mins. will be screened). ... Read more

THREE HORSEMEN (David MacDougall, Judith MacDougall, 1982)
A portrait of three generations of Aborigines - an old man, his nephew, and a 13-year-old boy - as they work to get an Aboriginal cattle station going on Cape York peninsula, northern Queensland. ... Read more

THREE IN ONE (Cecil Holmes, 1956)
Three short stories - Lawson, Hardy ... and Peterson: A portmanteau film using ... the device of “mateship” to look at ... three periods in the development of ... Australian society. ... The firs… Read more

Times are Changing (Mitch Mathews, 1982)
With 38 years of experience behind him, ... George Parker is the No. 1 machinist at ... the factory where he has been employed ... most of his working life. His wife, ... Joyce, mothers her family wi… Read more

Tommy's World (Margot Lethlean, 1982)
The inner lives of a selection of moderately handicapped persons is shown through their paintings. ... Read more

Touring Holland by Bicycle (Paul de Nooÿer, Jerry Musser, 1981)
Four people biking through a room- ... landscape at high speed. ... Read more

Traces (Paul Winkler, 1983)
An experimental film exploring the relationship between Time and the traces it leaves on the world in cinematic terms: the 29 minutes running time of the film is opposed to the images embedded in the… Read more

VA BANQUE (Juliusz Machulski, 1981)
After having finished his prison term, ... the famous safe-breaker Kwinto wants ... to forget his past and become a musician. His former partner, Kramer, who now owns a bank, offers Kwinto compensati… Read more

VALENTINA (Antonio J. Betancor, 1982)
Valentina was along, very popular television series. This film is the first part of a four-part film version made from the ... series. The story, set in the early part of the century in an Aragonese … Read more

VIETNAM REQUIEM (Bill Couturie, Jonas McCord, 1982)
Vietnam Requiem is a documentary focusing on five Vietnam veterans who are now serving time in prison. All five men ... enlisted - each fought honorably and was heavily decorated for heroism. The fil… Read more

VIRGIL THOMSON: COMPOSER (John Huszar, )
A biographical documentary on the 85-year-old American composer with numerous samples from Thomson's work. ... Read more

VISITORS FROM THE GALAXY (Dušan Vukotić, 1981)
Science fiction - live - from one of the founders of the famous Zagreb School of Animation. ... Robert, an amateur writer, is working on a science fiction novel about three creatures from the distant… Read more

Wet Paint (Michael Huisman, 1982)
Bruxelles' staid old brick buildings are decorated with vivid, gay designs. ... Read more

Where Did You Get That Woman? (Loretta Smith, 1982)
An affectionate portrait of an ageing washroom attendant who thrives on the social stimulation afforded by her job on the periphery of the night scene. Her ironic observations on the behaviour of the… Read more

Where Rainbows Wait for Rain (Harry L. Gordon, 1982)
Burgess Meredith narrates a deeply personal, almost spiritual journey through the Chihuahuan Desert in the company of an unseen wise old man. ... Read more

Wilderness (Michael Nicholson, 1983)
A close look at the primitive, untamed and backward wilderness, and the effect on it if the dam goes ahead. ... Read more

Yirawala - The Picasso of Arnhemland (Sandra Holmes, 1982)
The poignant story of Yirawala MBE, a tribal man of high degree, who fought to hold back a tidal wave of change, even though he knew some people wanted the money from mining. ... The film shows the m… Read more

YOUR MONEY OR YOUR LIFE (Henning Carlsen, 1982)
The film is as ambiguous as its title, and in giving no definite ending, it leaves plenty to contemplate. Claus Worm, an architect, finds himself in a desperate and embarrassing position, concerning … Read more

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