Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director

Films Screened In 2007

Whirlpool (James Calvert, 2007)
Whirlpool is a Yirritja story that is told in Mara language in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. The Freshwater and Saltwater people of Arnhem land (in Australia's Northern Territory) battl… Read more

WITNESSES, THE (André Téchiné, 2007)
“By paying very careful attention to what people say, we're able to hear what affects not only the individual, but also the whole culture.” - filmmaker André Téchiné It's the summer of 1984 an… Read more

WOLFSBERGEN (Nanouk Leopold, 2006)
“Konraad writes a letter. This is where the film begins. Eventually he will die. This is where the film ends.” - filmmaker Nanouk Leopold After the death of his wife, Konraad decides he wants to… Read more

WOMAN ON THE BEACH (Hong Sang-soo, 2006)
A one-night stand between lovers… What's to come of this fleeting romance? From filmmaker Hong Sangsoo (Woman is the Future of Man, Turning Gate, Tale of Cinema), his most accessible film see… Read more

WORDS FROM THE CITY (Natasha Gadd and Rhys Graham, 2007)
“Australians all let us recoil, for we have no idea. We go to war for wealth and oil, our home is girt by fear.” - TZU Words from the City explores the evolving Australian hip hop scene through … Read more

WORKSHOP, THE (Jamie Morgan, )
“I learned and lived more in the last seven days than in the last seven years... nothing will ever be the same again. I can't go back... my life begins now!” - documentary maker Jamie Morgan Pe… Read more

World Fiction Shorts Programme One (, )
The Substitute (Italy)I Am Famous (India)Mei (Taipei/USA)Bonfire (Colombia)Tanghi Argentini (Belgium)Make A Wish (Palestine)Hard To Swallow (UK) ... Read more

World Fiction Shorts Programme Three (, )
Programme 3 ... Mum (Denmark)Walnut (Australia)Warlord (USA)The T-Shirt (Czech Republic)Kwiz (Belgium)The Water and the Milk (Mexico)Amin (France, Germany, Netherlands)Watching it Rain (Mexico) ... Read more

World Fiction Shorts Programme Two (, )
Caught (Iceland)Jamaica (Spain)Fair Trade (Germany)True Colours (UK)Wrestling (Iceland)Fog (New Zealand)Coco-Nuts (Norway) ... Read more

Wrestling (Grimur Hakonarson, 2007)
A cinematic peek into a harsh, forbidding landscape. Each shot is so perfectly composed that it is a journey and a story in itself. When the drill finally breaks through the rock, signalling the euph… Read more

WRESTLING WITH ANGELS - PLAYWRIGHT TONY KUSHNER (Freida Mock, 2006)
If nothing else, this is an essay in charisma.” - Hollywood Reporter Tony Kushner is a Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning playwright. Wrestling With Angels tells of his relentlessly creative spirit a… Read more

Yansan (Carlos Eduardo Nogueira, )
Yansan, Orisha of winds and storms and her amorous adventures with Ogun and Shango. ... D/P/S Carlos Eduardo Nogueira TD 35mm/col/2006/17mins ... Read more

YEAR OF THE DOG (Mike White, 2006)
This touching, well-rounded comedy centres on the lonely, single Peggy, an office assistant who's obsessively attached to her beagle, Pencil. When Pencil meets an untimely end, the guilt-wracked Pe… Read more

YELLA (Christian Petzold, 2007)
“Another precision-helmed, tightly wound, metaphysical thriller that confirms [Christian Petzold] as one of Germany's finest middle-generation directors.” - Variety Featuring a stand-out perform… Read more

YO (Rafa Cortés, 2007)
Named by FIPRESCI as their Revelation of the Year. In a small village on Majorca, Hans, a German odd-jobs man, reports for work for an affluent fellow countryman. He learns that his predecessor's na… Read more

YOKOHAMA MARY (Takayuki Nakamura, 2006)
The search for Yokohama Mary, an infamous former prostitute who went missing over a decade ago, becomes a journey through Japan's post-war past. Yokohama Mary was a prostitute in the Japanese port-c… Read more

YOU, THE LIVING (Roy Andersson, 2007)
“You, the Living is about the human being, about her greatness and her miserableness, her joy and sorrow, her self-confidence and anxiety. A being at whom we want to laugh and also cry for. It is s… Read more

YOUR MOMMY KILLS ANIMALS (Curt Johnson, 2006)
“This film is an easy Oscar contender.” - Stan Lee In 2005, the FBI determined that the number one domestic terrorist threat to the USA were animal rights activists. This surprising statement mo… Read more

Yours Truly (OSBERT PARKER, 2007)
In his follow up to the BAFTA nominated ‘Film Noir' (MIFF 2006) Osbert Parker trawls through old movies and his Dinky toy collection again to create this darkly entertaining love story and psycholo… Read more

ZOO (Robinson Devor, 2006)
In 2005, a 45 year-old executive was anonymously delivered to hospital with a perforated colon. Following his subsequent death, videotapes found at his home showed him having sex with an Arabian stal… Read more

© Melbourne International Film Festival 2013.

Site by MeccaMedialight. Powered by Textstem CMS.