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Films In 1966

David, a boy of twelve, was born under an unlucky star. His mother deserted him, and his father, a new immigrant from Morocco, cannot adapt himself to the new surroundings. ... David gets into trouble at school and has violent clashes with his father. Then, in a moment of weakness, the boy agrees ... Read more
A science fiction film concerned with the adventures of an inter-galactic traveller. ... Gold Medal for science fiction film ... Trieste; Special Jury Prize, Rio de Janeiro. ... Read more
What happens when you illustrate the high-powered advertising blurb for a chain food store with great paintings . . .\ ... First Prize, Chicago; Chris Award, Columbus; Golden Gate Award, San Francisco. ... Read more
This work, made by one of the leading Dutch directors whose films, The Spitting Image and The Knife, have previously been seen at Melbourne Festivals, is an uncompromising study of a thwarted relationship between a neurotic husband and his exuberant, frustrated wife. Thematically, the title invites ... Read more
On the eve of the retreat of the United Nation forces from Seoul in January 1951, following a successful Communist attack, a high army official, Colonel Lee, is shot at. The assailant turns out to be a woman singer at a concert he has just attended. Lee becomes sympathetic as he hears her ... Read more
On the surface, the film is about a man whose face is destroyed in a factory explosion, and who is given a new and life-like mask by a doctor. To the accompaniment of a subplot of doom-laden references, he discovers that he is slowly becoming the kind of man who would have the kind of face he is ... Read more
Inspired by the famous exhibition of photographs, "The Family of Man", the camera records the life of a peasant family during a working day. ... Read more
Each year, more and more starlets wear less and less on the beaches; each year the American navy sends ten warships. . . This film takes an acid look at the Cannes Festival. ... Read more
A parable on man coming to grips with the cosmic universe, The Fly is Zagreb's most successful cartoon. The soundtrack is important in building an atmosphere of confusion and terror. ... Read more
A drawn-on-film film about the state one can get into while determined to swat that ******* fly. ... Read more
A humorous view of Saturday football league games in Israel. ... Read more
The final instalment of the Eastwood - Man With No Name trilogy takes place against a realistic reconstruction of the American Civil War as the 'Good' (a taciturn Clint Eastwood), the Bad' (reptilian Lee Van Cleef) and the 'Ugly (Eli Wallach playing the venal but stupid fall-guy) of the title seek ... Read more
The beauty of human effort as men ride the wires, sweeping along the skylines to the horizon. ... Read more
Alan Arkin as a pretzel seller trapped by a sociology student. ... Read more
Miereveld, a married lawyer, who teaches a special subject in a girls' school, cherishes a passionate but idealistic love for one of his pupils, the beautiful Fran Veenman. His feelings towards her remain unrevealed, and at the end of her school career, she passes from his life, apparently, for ... Read more
The hero of the film, Vive, is an adolescent dissatisfied with his comfortable existence after graduating from high school. He and his friend, Romache, are led to revolt. For Vive, this initially takes the form of a whirlwind fling, which includes a tiresome romance with a blonde, but he soon sets ... Read more
The film opens with a sustained battle between guerillas and British troops in Cyprus during the emergency of the late fifties. A young Eoka rebel leader is captured, thrown into a prison cell and tortured by a fellow Cypriot. The film jumps forward, and the main action — the revenge of ... Read more
To illustrate the wide range of functions a bank plays in the economy, this cartoon tells the story of a poet who, setting up business to sell words for all occasions, meets with phenomenal success. ... Read more
The action of the film takes place in the years after the collapse of the 1848 Revolution against the Hapsburgs. Its anti-heroes are a group of impoverished Hungarian peasants who, after defeat, continued their isolated guerilla warfare. They became legendary characters: for a century, songs ... Read more
An inspired pair of scissors dances around scraps of paper of all colours and produces a new, gay world. ... First Prize, Teheran Festival. ... Read more
A satire on the bureaucratic aspects of modern administration. ... Read more
Vittorio Borghi, a 40-year-old reporter and ex-communist, now works for an independent newspaper. He has lost all the idealism of his youth and the world seems to be falling apart around him. He goes away from Rome, leaving behind him a broken marriage, a ten-year-old child and a young mistress. He ... Read more
Within the framework of a rehearsal of the Brahms piano concerto in D minor, with Julius Katchen and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, unfolds the life of Brahms and the history of this concerto. ... Diploma of Mert, Edinburgh Festival. ... Read more
The discoveries and disappointments a nine-year-old girl experiences in one summer. ... Read more
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