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Films In 1967

An evocation of the calling which has helped to make Dutch marine engineering famous all over the world. ... Read more
Kuchar's Fireworks, an obsessive autobiographical vignette, which like Kenneth Anger's film, ends in violence (a few frames from a medical instruction film). Instead of sexual fantasy, though, Kuchar plays out self-loathing and sexual fears against ugly sixties styles and plastic Catholic software ... Read more
Based on a true story of the eighteen-nineties, which has since become legendary, this film is an elegy about a young lieutenant who leaves his wife and children for a circus star. Together, they run away to spend one summer of idyllic happiness. The world they left is locked out of the meadows ... Read more
When Che Guevara's body was found dead in the, mountains of Bolivia and later exposed to public view. the world took another unexpected lurch into a new era. This is a piece of reportage, mainly recording the trial of Regis Debray, with its interruptions from the spectators. Debray is interviewed ... Read more
This dramatic telescoping of history tells the story of the Plains Indians, starting in 1849 and ending with the Battle of the Little Big Horn. The Indians land was abused by the "whispering wire" of the telegraph and the "black iron snake" of the railroad, and finally usurped by the homesteader ... Read more
The metaphysics of immortality mean that man must find woman again and again. An abstract shape undergoes a series of transformations and becomes a dancing woman. Another abstract shape comes to life and begins to dance with her. More transformations. ... Read more
A film attacking violence, war and all forms of useless destruction. ... Read more
A cinéma vérité style inquiry into the reactions of Indian people to democracy. ... Read more
The story of a little boy whose father dies on the last day of the War. The lonely and timid child needs a prop and finds support in creating a myth about his father's memory, inventing images of a partisan hero, a great surgeon, a political leader, while his father's former possessions acquire the ... Read more
This first film by a young New Zealand art student uses the motorcycle as a sex symbol in the lives of the "beat" generation. ... Read more
A vicious round of forty-one deaths, each one explicitly drawn for the delectation of the spectator. ... Grand Prix, Oberhausen. ... Read more
The strange and wonderful world of gliding recorded over the Rockies and their foothills. ... Read more
A mobile projection unit visits a village in the distant, mountainous regions of Cuba, where no film has ever been screened. During the performance, the camera captures the expressions of adults and children, as they watch Modern Times. ... Read more
A kaleidoscopic collage of colours and dehumanised modern dancers, making subtle use of double exposure and electronic music. Shapes move and grow to form designs which are reflected. turned. twisted and finally fragmented. to reveal an understanding for the infinitude of design. ... Read more
The gavotte is by Rameau, the harpsicord is in the Court of Louis XIV, the elegant occasion is given by the Duchess of R. But this time her frequent guest pays no heed to the music, the dancers, the actors, the elegance. Nicolas du Tillet, a court dwarf, witnesses only the silent, secret drama ... Read more
Underwater images are used to create an abstact impression of the Creation. ... Golden Eagle, CINE. ... Read more
An animated film explaining the structure of United States government, how it is empowered by the Constitution and how it relates to the individual. ... Read more
Born from the belly of the Himalayas, India has been nurtured by two great rivers which have their source in them: the Ganges and the Brahmaputra. The course of either leads through Eastern India, the cradle of its civilization, the heart of its culture. This film takes a journey of glimpses, from ... Read more
A history of the game of golf, from its origins in the early Celtic legends until the present time. ... Read more
Shot by a new process the Electronic Camera which enables a television studio production to be recorded directly on film, yet allows the director to mointor the cameras in the usual manner, the film tells the story of a beautiful young widow and the room she is trying to let... ... Read more
A lonely seven-year-old daughter of a clergyman runs away from home with her young fatherless friend, Hugo, and together they explore the dreams of childhood through the glorious Swedish summer in colours and romance redolent of a pre-pubescent Elvira Madigan. ... Based on some charming Swedish ... Read more
August 15, 1947. Independence Day for India. How many children were born in that teeming country on that day alone? No one can know; but certainly more than the thousands of people who died. Here a mere handful of those who reached the age of twenty have been imaginatively interviewed till they ... Read more
A live girl and an identical photo twin stand side by side in a meadow Which represents reality, and which the image of it? Either, neither, or both? This has been called "an ... unnerving challenge of a film". ... Read more
The sights and sounds of the passenger trains, the freights, and the people who run them. ... Golden Eagle, CINE; Chris Statuette, Columbus Festival; Silver Hugo, Chicago Festival. ... Read more
"It's not exactly my book but it's a hell of a movie." - Truman Capote ... Based on Truman Capote's controversial best-selling 'non-fiction' portrayal of two apparently unmotivated killers and their arbitrarily committed crime, In Cold Blood, was widely misunderstood on its original release in ... Read more
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