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Films In 1971

A portrait of a tranvestite, by a student of the London Film School. ... Read more
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An incident during a German punitive expedition against the Serbs during the winter of 1941. ... Read more
Sinbad is a nineteenth century Hungarian poet whose work is his own life. In a series of reminiscences, Zoltan Huszarik follows through the love affairs of this artist, whose poetry echoes lohn Donne's passion. The photography lingers on landscapes, towns, sun-drenched streets and picks up the ... Read more
On 4 March. 1960, the French vessel. La Coubre, bringing ammu¬nition. mysteriously exploded in Havana's harbour. Castro attributed the cause to sabotage on the part of powers hostile to his regime. The film is a reconstruction and analysis of the event, comprising archive film material and ... Read more
Fred exists in a room. He tries to alleviate, but without success, the narrowness of this environment, making use of TV, dreams, hysteria and violence. He dies and goes to heaven, which is even less attractive. He regrets not having found more pleasure and meaning in his earthly existence. ... Read more
Modern man is being inundated by an ever-growing flood of information, which threatens to engulf him. ... Read more
In Synchromy, there is an absolute parallel between sound and image: what is seen on the screen at any moment is the image or images that are creating the sound. For the eye and ear of the viewer the two senses do seem to combine. It is "animated sound" in the most real sense. ... Read more
The great physical and cultural distances between people living in the province of Tarapaca in Chile are diminished by the introduction of radio telephone services. ... Read more
Two lovers are about to separate. The man looks at the slides which are a record of their life together, and ponders on their past and future. ... Read more
A narcissistic wrestler admires himself amidst the mirror-covered walls of a ballet school. He meets with an adversary—they fight—and the encounter ends in an unexpected way. ... Read more
Success has been achieved in the fight against pollution by diminishing smoke in London, but Britain's air still absorbs six million tons of sulphur dioxide. Improved ways of using fuel are being researched, but the root of pollution is human greed. ... Read more
The stripper in our society ultimately strips herself away. ... Read more
Fassbinder's films always force us ... to become aware of possibilitieswhich remain just out of reach of his characters. Whilst his vision is a bleak one, he never indulges in it for its own sake, and he is constantly able to stand back and observe his characters from a position of relative ... Read more
"The best description of freedom is the description of a prison cell. A film about political prisoners, about total isolation in prison, in solitary confinement; about the compulsion of a system which expresses itself in the repetition of the same images, the same gestures, the same sounds, the ... Read more
Freddy picks up a beautiful girl, Celia, and takes her to his home, which he shares with two friends. Celia's appearance amongst them shatters the three men's established routine. ... Read more
Francis Ford Coppola's blockbuster is arguably the preeminent film of its kind in the modern era. The Godfather became one of the highest-grossing films in movie history and in 1972 earned Coppola three Oscars for Best Screenplay, Best Film and Best Director. ... A potent mix of generational ... Read more
In the style of popular woodcuts, this cartoon tells the story of Prot and Cyry!, and their wicked and quarrelsome wives. ... Read more
Harry Collings (Peter Fonda) walks out on his wife (Verna Bloom) to become a drifter. After several aimless years of wandering the sagebrush with his saddle-pal Arch Harris (Warren Oates), he returns home to a deserted spouse who will only accept him on her own terms—as the hired help. ... Read more
Immacolata, a country girl, falls in love with Count Claudio, but he, tired of her advances, denounces her to the authorities. She is declared insane and shut in an asylum. ... Lady Mercedes, anxious to rehabilitate the girl, lakes her home to her parents for a "holiday". However, her relatives ... Read more
A short spoof on the eternal TV theme of man and woman discovering each other. ... Read more
In this black comedy, two derelicts encounter a would-be suicide on the seashore. ... Read more
Germany, 1935. A Jewish wife says goodbye to her Aryan husband. She must flee to Amsterdam before she is caught and her husband loses his job. ... Read more
In continuation of the comic series, entitled "Citizien Urban". Joze Bevc. screenplay writer, director and the main actor in this film, represents Citizien Urban as the last pedestrian. who wants to escape from an entirely mechanized environment. But, where to escape to? Cars are just everywhere. ... Read more
A 20-mile green ribbon of meadowland, the Ouse "Washes in East Angiia, is one of the most important areas for wildlife in Britain. Several species of rare birds breed here; all of these are shown in the film against the background of local human activities. ... Read more
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