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The Staircase (Edmond Keosayan, 1962)
A young girl is anxiously awaiting a letter. the seasons go by, but it fails to come. Losing all hope, she agrees to go out with a fellow student - an then the letter arrives... ... Read more

THE TRIAL OF JOAN OF ARC (Robert Bresson, 1962)
Robert Bresson's account of the Joan of Arc story, although austere and elliptical as are all his films, remains very close to the written records of the trial held in 1431. ... The film begins twent… Read more

The Two Castles (Bruno Bozzetto, Guido Manuli, 1962)
With original stylisation, this humorous anecdote tells of the price paid for his curiosity by a little man who tries to enter another castle which is being built in front of his own. ... Read more

The Vanishing Street (Robert Vas, 1962)
The pathos of a rapidly disintegrating ghetto in the East End of London. ... Read more

The Walk (Hamish Sinclair, 1962)
A moving document of the walk across America and Europe to Russia by a small group of the Campaign for Non-Violent Action. "Impeccable editing gives the production a structure that under­lines th… Read more

The Wolf (Obrad Gluscevic, 1962)
An unforgettable study of a ferocious battle fought between the inhabitants of a Macedonian village and a blood thirsty wolf. ... Read more

THERESE DESQUEYROUX (Georges Franju, 1962)
This celebrated novel by Francois Mauriac was adapted for the screen by the author himself and by his son Claude, critic of "Le Figaro Literaire". The films director is Georges Franju who has previou… Read more

THEY FOUND A CAVE (A. Steane, 1962)
Adapted from the best-selling novel by Nan Chauncy and filmed on location in the Tasmanian Highlands, They Found a Cave, although primarily a children's story, has appeal for adult audiences. The sto… Read more

Third Sam (Kenneth Fairbairn, 1962)
Stanley Holloway tells a cautionary tale about the three sides of an engine driver's character when his electric locomotive fails. ... Read more

THREE TIMES ANNA (David Jose Kohon, 1962)
Maria Vaner plays three different types of girl, all called Anna, whose point in common is their failure and disillusionment in love. In the first study, called The Earth, an innocent young girl's fi… Read more

Through the Ice to Finland (Valentin Vaala, 1962)
This beautifully photographed film shows how communications over the frozen sea are kept open by ice-breakers operating throughout the long Finnish winter. ... Read more

To Catch a Rhino (Sven Perrson, 1962)
This zestful nature film shows the removal of the surplus white rhino population of the nature reserve in Natal to other national parks and for exportation to zoos all over the world. ... Read more

Tumut Pond (Harry Malcolm, 1962)
A change is taking place across the face of southeast Australia as men and machines are clearing the bush, taming the rivers and creating lakes in the building of one of the greatest hydroelectric an… Read more

WAR HUNT (Denis Sanders, 1962)
War Hunt is about a war-lover, a man for whom war is not hell, but home. It is set in the bleak, blasted terrain of Korea, a few months prior to the cease-fire. As one of the soldiers remarks, "Its a… Read more

We're Hanging By A Thread (Jorgen Roos, 1962)
A warning to members of pampered communities against shutting their eyes to what is going on outside their own country. Motto: Even if you take no interest in politics, be sure that politics take an … Read more

What is a Painting? (, 1962)
The film was designed as an introduction to art appre­ciation through analysis and comparison of great paintings of all periods. ... Read more

Who Can Hold the Longest? (Judith Vass, 1962)
In a playground two boys, both standing on one leg, compete - who can survive the longest? Award: Diploma of Merit, Mannheim Festival ... Read more

WIFE NO. 13 (Fatine Abdel Wahab, 1962)
Adam is the only man who associated with only one woman. As the number of women increased there came a time when man possessed a harem. King Shahriar held the record, with an affair with a different … Read more

Wire for Sound (Paul Cohen, 1962)
A film, on the manufacture of a telecommunications cable, which has been designed as a aesthetic experience - colour, motion and inherent continuity speak for themselves. Award: First Prize, New York… Read more

Wisp (Max Katz, 1962)
The story of a boy and girl who meet at a party is told partly through symbolic interpretation of the objects of the immediate concern. ... Read more

With Gentle Majesty (W. Fitzwater, 1962)
The film recalls the hey-day of hte working horse at the turn of the century, and reflects on the decreasing number used today. The title is from Shakespeare's lines: "Sometimes he trots, as if he to… Read more

Wives and Wives (Shri Pramod, 1962)
This is an amusing cartoon making a plea for thrift in the household, and fewer children in the house. ... Read more

Zoo (Bert Haanstra, 1962)
Bert Haanstra's latest film is joy to watch. A visit to the zoo is made an opportunity for cross-cutting: we switch from animals to humans, from striped dresses to zebras, and we wonder who is lookin… Read more

Zoo (Bert Haanstra, 1962)
A 1962 short from Bert Haanstra made from footage he secretly shot of people visiting Amsterdam's Artis Zoo. ... --- ... D/P Bert Haanstra S Bert Haanstra, Simon Carmiggelt L no dialogue TD 16mm /196… Read more

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