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Films In 1967

In this small town, the home of the Turkin family is regarded as something of a source of culture. Dmitri Ionych Startsev, the local doctor, is a frequent visitor. He is devoted to Katya, young daughter of the Turkins, but she refuses his proposal of marriage and departs from the province. Startsev ... Read more
The director of Point of Order (about the TV hearings of Joe McCarthy and the Un-American Activities Committee) and Rush to Judgment (based on Mark Lane's post -: mortem of the Kennedy assassination) has now made a documentary about the war in Vietnam... ... A few paragraphs of description cannot ... Read more
The Indus Basin is one of the heaviest populated areas of the world. On partition, ffour-fifths of this irrigated area went to Pakistan, but the rivers all flowed out of India, where the water was needed. ... Gold Medal, Venice Chamber of Commence. ... Read more
To the music of four classical ragas, four human emotions are explored—love, happiness, fury and peace. The vast range of moods induced by their interaction is evoked among the Hindu sculptures of the rock temple of Kailash. ... Read more
Felix Greene, whose colourful China! was seen at the 1967 Festival, shows in his latest film, life in North Vietnam under conditions of intensive bombing. Mostly avoiding Hanoi, it concentrates on the smaller towns and villages, with their "foxhole" shelters everywhere, and on the places made ... Read more
A creative analysis of an experiment on the interaction between music and painting. ... Read more
Ireland is a beautiful country, and, even if you left out all the fairy stories nobody could make it anything else. ... Read more
Every year, musicians come from all over the country to play, to listen, and to swap tunes in the Flea Ceoil, a week-end folk festival of centuries-old music, song and dance in the Gaelic tradition. ... Silver Bear, berlin Festival; Diploma of Honour, Moscow Festival. ... Read more
The scientific techniques used in forecasting the weather, and the international role of the Bureau of Meteorology of Australia, presented in an entertaining and lighthearted manner. ... Silver Award, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more
Filmed in various parts of the U.S. and Canada, Knowing to Learn shows the more tested and accepted of the new teaching instruments (such as closed circuit TV) and the less familiar innovations now being tried out. The film dips into the philosophy and methodology of education, but clarity and ... Read more
Dovnikovic's salute to all the sergeants of the world. A masterful blend of humour and psychology, this is Dovnikovic at his best. ... Silver Bear, Berlin, 1968. ... Read more
A brief fantasy on the theme that a little walk can really take a man out of himself. ... Read more
A naked girl chews a pear and paints her toenails while two men argue in the background. As she daydreams, a wig emerges from a drawer to caress her, flowers bloom in her hair, and a box opens to decorate her with jewellery. While the camera slowly pans up and down her body, the background dispute ... Read more
A little girl seems to be the sole ... occupant of an old house. But is it ... her refuge or her prison? Will she ... ever break the tyranny of the old ... stones? ... Read more
The film was made for participation in the 1967 International Television Contest, the theme being: "What do young people do in your country at 5 o'clock on Saturday afternoons?'' This humorous entry shows a young girl in England, drinking a lot of wine—alone. The film won Second Prize in the ... Read more
In The Departure, Jerzy Skolimowski made his first film outside Poland. It was shot in Brussels with a French-speaking cast, and this time, the subtle, moody personality of Jean-Pierre Leaud embodies that sort of youthful anarchy and erratic whimsy which is indigenous to the director's world. He ... Read more
In The Departure, Jerzy Skolimowski, director of two previous festival films, Walkover and Barrier, has made his first film outside Poland. It was shot in Brussels with a French-speaking cast, and this time, the subtle, moody personality of Jean-Pierre Leaud embodies that sort of youthful anarchy ... Read more
A young mother and her three children leave their village in Calabria to join the head of the family, who has found a job in Milan. We observe them during their exhausting journey and are drawn into the sad drama of their migration. ... Read more
The humorous story of how the progress eludes an old man who has chosen to live in peace in his homely, old cabin in the woods. Directed by Susanne Angel. ... Read more
A traditional song of love, won and tragically lost, is illustrated by graphics that evoke the essence of Czech folk culture. ... Grand Prix, Tours. ... Read more
Maternity ward box, home box, school box. university box, nuptial box, work box . . . box. But for one brief moment during his life, the box dweller really sees what surrounds him. ... Read more
A stream-of-consciousness excursion through the mind of a young man. Boy, man and elder confront each other: colour changes with mood, ... actuality blends into fantasy, and past, present and future merge and separate. The film was five years in the making ... Grand Prix. St. Lawrence ... Read more
In winter, when the tourists are in hibernation, Loch Lomond and its bonny, bonny banks return to much of what they have been since the Scots first sung its supremacies. This is a study of winter days of those who live and work around its shores. ... Read more
The film attempts to capture the spirit of Danilo Dolci's undertaking when he led a ninety-mile march across Western Sicily as a protest against poverty, corruption and violence. ... Silver Plaque, Venice. ... Read more
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