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HUNGER (Henning Carlsen, 1966)
Based on the novel by Nobel prize­winner, Knut Hamsen, Hunger is about a penniless young writer in turn-of-the-century Oslo. The film is constructed with disruptive move­ments from reality to… Read more

I've Got This Problem (Ron Clasky, 1966)
Boy meets girl, and, being "switched-on", they cut the talk about the weather and all that, and get down to communication proper. ... Read more

Instructional Technique Part D - Visual Aids (Richard Need, 1966)
This is a demonstration of the methods an instructor can use in his teaching through the medium of vision. The film itself becomes a model for instructional films. ... First Prize, Venice Festival; F… Read more

ISADORA DUNCAN: THE BIGGEST DANCER IN THE WORLD (Ken Russell, 1966)
Russell portrays the flamboyant dancer as a self-indulgent exhibitionist and vulgarian intent on shocking the world with her self-consciously outrageous behaviour, promoting the image of a free-spiri… Read more

It Helps to be Mad (John King, 1966)
A commentator, travelling through New Zealand's lake district with a vintage and veteran car rally, becomes involved with vintage cars himself. ... Read more

Jeu (Piotr Kamler, 1966)
A free suite based on elements borrowed from some of Kamler's abstract works. ... Read more

Kamayurá Journey (Heinz Forthmann, 1966)
A day in the village life of a primitive Indian tribe in Brazil which is a microcosm of a dying culture. A vivid anthropological record, with music by the Indians themselves. ... Read more

KNIGHT WITHOUT ARMOUR (Borislav Sharaliev, 1966)
Although the central character of Knight Without Armour is a child, as we follow his adventures, we also learn much about the adults surrounding him. ... Vanio's world is presented in a collection of… Read more

Knud (Jorgen Roos, 1966)
An analysis of the spirit and human qualities of Knud Rasmussen, who made a unique contribution to the exploration of the life and myths of the Polar Eskimos. ... 'Bodil' Award, Danish Film Critics; … Read more

LA VIE DE CHATEAU (Jean-Paul Rappenau, 1966)
Marie, newly married to a man twenty years her senior, lives in an enormous castle on the coast of Normandy. ... The time is 1944. In anticipation of the Allied landing, led by an officer, the German… Read more

LENIN IN POLAND (Sergei Yutkevich, 1966)
Yutkevitch takes up his hero's life starting with his arrest and working in flashback to his first impressions of Poland and the signs of the clouds of World War One. There are no words except Lenin'… Read more

Life in Australia: Melbourne (Douglas White, 1966)
Part of the Life in Australia series, produced by The Australian Commonwealth Film Unit, this short takes us throught the streets of mid-60s Melbourne, from the roar of the MCG to CBD nightlife. ... … Read more

Lignes et points (Piotr Kamler, 1966)
Infinite star space, where luminous forms evolve; dots swarm in webs of insubstantial lines. ... Read more

Listen to a City (Eric Fullilove, 1966)
A colourful and sophisticated impression of Melbourne by night and day. ... Silver Award, Travel Category, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more

LONG LIVE THE REPUBLIC (Karel Kachyna, 1966)
A vivid re-enactment of life in a Moravian village towards the end of the last war. The cynicism of the story effectively conveys the sardonic humour of the villagers' efforts to protect their farms … Read more

Low Water (Tom Scott Robson, 1966)
A harsh study of a man in a jarringly unfamiliar British landscape, County Durham. It is an area pitted and scarred by industry and coal mining, in which a small, violent group of men have a strange … Read more

Mardi-Gras (Geneviève Grand'ry, 1966)
This is a short-story film about the adventures of a young painter who spends a night during Mardi-Gras alone with only his fantasies to keep him company ... Read more

Master Singers (Robert Vas, 1966)
The great choirs of the Welsh mining valleys first grew from the singing of hymns in chapel on Sundays — for many, the only time in the week into which beauty entered. Even now these choirs, an… Read more

Moving Mountains (Bryan Lobascher, 1966)
A study of iron ore mining in North-West Australia, depicting the journey of iron from mine to ship. ... Read more

Mr. Rossi Buys a Car (Bruno Bozzetto, 1966)
Mr. Rossi's driving career is not a long one. . . . ... Anica Cup, Venice; Speical Mention, Cannes; Special Mention, Locarno; Golden Mesal, Milan; Award, Bordighera. ... Read more

My Garden Japan (Richard N. Jamieson, 1966)
The film expresses the special bond with nature felt by the Japanese; shows how this influenced their traditional art and culture, and their philosophy of landscape design. ... Read more

Napalm (Don Lenzer, 1966)
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NAYAK (Satyajit Ray, 1966)
The Hero is one of Satyajit Ray's modern stories, concerned with the life and thoughts of an Indian film star as he travels by train to collect a prize in Delhi. Through dreams and flashbacks, he tel… Read more

No Reason to Stay (Mort Ransen, 1966)
Developed from a script written by a boy of the same age as the central figure of the story, this film takes a deliberately biased look at the history of one school drop-out, and the system he reject… Read more

Notes for a Film about Donna and Gail (Don Owen, 1966)
This film is a character study of the two girls, Donna and Gail, showing the currents that brought them together and revealing the differences in their natures — contradictions that first attra… Read more

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