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Films In 1968

A London photographer and an actress working in Rome return to Positano, where they originally met, to re-live their romance, recapture their love as it was. But by doing so, a commitment is demanded which wasn't relevant the first time. And commitment is what Alfred fears.... ... This first ... Read more
A jaundiced view of girl chasing boy. ... Read more
Through a series of stills taken over a ten-year period, a Glasgow photographer affectionately traces the rebirth of his city as seen through the eyes of an old man recalling his youth. ... Read more
One of Russell's most popular television works, inspired by Eric Fenby's memoir Delius As I Knew Him. The film centres upon the blind and paralysed composer Frederick Delius (Max Adrian), living out his final years in the French countryside with his ever-patient wife, Jelka. He has a stormy ... Read more
St. Moritz. Where the ski champions go. And display all they can do on skis. Where the lovers of all winter sports congregate. And skate. curl, play ice hockey, swim, ride horses, bobsleighs, skeletons. With musical illustration, winter sports are demonstrated in all their white variety. ... Read more
Black and white children play happily in a Dodge City playground. But elsewhere, in wars. children are suffering. What of the innocence of any of them? ... Read more
Creative drama, as practised in many Australian schools, is primarily intended to stimulate children's imaginations as an antidote to the regimen of a normal school day. This film explores something of its value in extending the horizons of those involved, increasing the sophistication of their ... Read more
One motorist gives a lift to another whose car has broken down. It is a hazardous night drive, for a latent hostility between them bursts to the surface. . . . ... Read more
Loud licking alternates continually with a four-note clarion call, while the camera records a kinky eat-in, with three bare bosomed girls, one wearing a bearded mask, tasting food that is simultaneously scalding and aphrodisiac. ... FIPRESCI Prize, Oberhausen ... Read more
Characters in order of appearance: the mountains of Donegal. ... Place: Ireland. ... Time: the ages. ... Plot: the battle with the elements. ... Dialogue: natural sound and music. ... A filmed play about the drama and personality of a landscape. ... Read more
The boy in dark glasses who was hero of Andrzej WajtIa`s film. Ashes and Difttrtottrls, was played by Zbigniew Cybulski. The actor and the part he created became a legend, not unlike that of James Dean. Then in 'l966 Cybulski was killed when he was running for a train and fell under it. This is n ... Read more
It has been said that if Dublin were wiped out, it could be reconstructed from James Joyce's novel, "Ulysses", exactly as it was on Bloomsday— June 16th, 1904. Kieran Hickey has reconstructed it from a collection of 40,000 photographs of the period to make a film about Joyce's Dublin for the ... Read more
Once there were two tramps, Vladimir and Estragon, who spent their days waiting for Godot. Now a young couple, Fando and Lis, go in search of a city called Tar. On the way their quest is harried by various beings. J. B. Priestley attempted a similar theme in his play, "They Came to a City". And ... Read more
A group of young people in Toronto wanted their street closed to through traffic with its noise and fumes. The press tagged them as "hippies". The establishment, represented by Toronto City Council, doubtless called them many other things. At any rate, they opposed them, for the demand was ... Read more
A 12-year-old girl on holiday in the Swiss Alps rescues a small wild bird from the claws of an eagle. The tender relationship between the two is charmingly narrated in animation and colour, revitalizing a famous children's story from Central Europe. ... Read more
Goto, an island formed after an earthquake in the 19th century has been cut off from the mainstream of social progress and survives as a totalitarian world of concrete corridors, iron trapdoors and observation towers. The tiny, population, ruled by the Govemor, works in stone quarries just outside ... Read more
The sculptor and his work: a personal study conducted and narrated like a self-portrait by Henry Moore. ... Read more
Herostratus burnt down the temple of Artemis in Ephesus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. It was a bid to achieve immortality by some great feat of destruction. That same night, Alexander the Great was born. ... Max, an impoverished and unsuccess­ful young poet, seeks a latter-day ... Read more
Heureka is a moving sculpture by Jean Tinguely, a Swiss sculptor now living in Paris, whose sculptures in Central Park, New York, have made him world famous. Heureka is his most massive and significant work so far. Quotations from Nestroy to Karl Kraus and Beckett provide it with a context and ... Read more
A violent bombardment of disturbing images, using animation, puppets, newsreels, stills and music, comments on man's amazing ability to answer technical problems and his equally remarkable incompetence with human ones. ... Read more
A tirade of images, a barrage of animated etchings and artifacts for and against " the American way". ... Read more
As their period of living together draws to its inevitable end, Sten and Helena discover that a baby is on the way. Anxieties and aggressions begin to darken the lighthearted play which has been a characteristic of their affair. In search of relief, Sten embarks on a new affair. When the time of ... Read more
This film might have been called Grierson on Grierson on Documentary. The Grand Old Scot of the documentary film, the man who virtually coined the word "documentary" for the idea of making the cinema an observer of the changing world, now looks back on the adventure which he thinks has been the ... Read more
"Fighting means commitment, means believing what you say, and saying what you believe. It will also mean being called sentimental, irresponsible, self-righteous, extremist and out-of-date by those who equate maturity with scepticism, art with amusement, and responsibility with romantic excess. And ... Read more
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