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Films In 1965

A sculptress living in a remote artists' compound provides refuge to a wounded stranger, setting the scene for a dangerous love triangle. ... When Margot provides the exhausted Nick with shelter, little does she know that she's inviting into her home a murderer on the run from police. Soon the two ... Read more
Climax is a modern psychological thriller about a youth named Kirster whose mother was so excessively devoted to him that she alienated her husband's affection for both herself and the boy. Deprived of his father's love, Kirster developed an intense hatred for his mother, which finally drove him to ... Read more
The film is based on coloured crayon paintings by a 14-year-old Indian girl, Sundaravalli. ... The All India Certificate of Merit, Government of India. ... Read more
Colour, in an abstract design, evolves through a series of changes in accompaniment to the music of Handel. ... Read more
'Commando 52' was a mercenary troop in the Congolese Civil War, led by a West German officer, Major Siegfried Muller. ... Based on original documents, photographs and films, this documentary sets out to demonstrate that the mercenaries considered themselves 'warriors of the Free World', and that ... Read more
The story of one of the largest annual shareholders' meetings ever held is told entirely through still photographs and actual sound. ... Read more
A fluent and engagingly informal impression of the activities of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as reflected in the lives of its members. ... Golden Reel Award, Documentary Category, Kodak Photography Award, Australian Film Awards; Penguin Award, Television Society of Australia; Certificate of ... Read more
A man loses his job because of his squeaky shoes. He buys another pair but these, too, become a problem. ... Critics' Prize, Tours Festival. ... Read more
The story unfolds in the hamlet of Fonds Rouge in Haiti during the Forties. Manuel, a young country­man, returns to his native village after having spent some years in Cuba as a cane cutter. He finds the countryside devastated by a long drought, which the inhabitants either accept ... Read more
A graphic transcription of a story by the humorist, Cami. How can one move out of the house without the concierge noticing it? One has to cut up the furniture into tiny bits. This simple and effective solution to the problem is the origin of the psychological drama involving a husband, his wife and ... Read more
A suite of ballet vignettes about the dream of a little girl playing 'grown-up'. ... Read more
The film follows without commentary, a day in the life of a young couple as they come in contact with everyday objects - all of which have one thing in common: good design. ... Read more
Two portraits, of a man and a woman, go through a series of strange changes which indicate their relationship. ... Golden Ducat Award for Animation, Mannheim Festival. ... Read more
A companion piece of sorts to Mermaid, Drop utilizes similar brush and wash backgrounds, but stylizes its central protagonist in broader caricature. Tezuka made this film in one week as a demonstration to his staff at Mushi that experimental anime could be done quickly and economically. ... Read more
A poem by Verlaine sung by the Freres Jacques group, freely illustrated by a play of coloured abstract forms. ... Read more
The expression of extremely deep religious emotions is intimately observed in a Negro church. ... Read more
The film takes the form of a two-part sketch book on army life. The first, The Heel of Achilles, shows a tough corporal and a raw recurit, sent from then barracks for a medical check-up in town, filling in time between trains. The emptiness of such a day—gazing at shop windows, drinking yet ... Read more
Behind the facade of strict etiquette, a merry widow pursues her secret liaisons in the society of The Hague in the 1890's. ... Read more
The tensions set up by conflicting old and new ways, and by the pressures of assimilation are illustrated by the stories of four Aborigines. ... Read more
The victim of a car accident, a clown, relives a lifetime spent in the circus. . . ... Read more
A fantasia for camera and orchestra in three movements: set in the natural beauty of the Feldberg Lake area of East Germany. ... Read more
... ... The French Nouvelle vague inaugurated a string of 'new cinema' movements throughout the 1960s in countries including Brazil, Canada and Poland. Marco Bellochio's Fists in the Pocket exhibits many of the distinguishing marks of the Italian 'new cinema' of this period: uninhibited zoom shots ... Read more
Flora cannot decide what to wear on a date, but eventually finds she doesn't need a thing. ... Award for Best Short, Chicago Festival. ... Read more
A major artistic advance on A Fistful Of Dollars, and boasting a larger budget, the middle sec­tion of the Dollars trilogy depicts Eastwood as the nameless professional bounty hunter who forms a highly competitive and duplicitous alliance with Colonel Mortimer (Lee Van Cleef), an enigmatic ... Read more
Described as "a deliberate experiment in the manipulation of the accidental and the irrational", the film is an uncompromising view of aimless living. ... Read more
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