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Fantorro of The Revenge of the Flowers (Jan Lenica, 1973)
Jan Lenica's latest cartoon is about a man who thinks he is superman— but his best intentions to help humanity al! misfire. Lenica finds a parallel between his hero and the flower children whos… Read more

Forest Bay II (Chris Welsby, 1973)
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Frank Film (Frank Mouris, 1973)
The flood of visual images that accompany each phase of growing up in America—the spate of products and graphics eagerly taken in to satisfy our appetites—is the content of Frank's life, … Read more

French Windows (Ian Emes, 1973)
An unfolding series of animation experiments utilising basic visual elements: the figure in space. atmosphere, time and rhythm. ... Read more

GENTLE STRANGERS (Cecil Holmes, 1973)
A docu-drama about the problems of various overseas students in Australia, studying at the University of N.S.W. ... Read more

GIOTTO (Antonio Moretti, 1973)
This study of Giotto, the most important Italian painter of the 13th century, presents the most important stages in the life of the itinerant artist, against the background of the social, cultural an… Read more

GRIERSON (Roger Blais, 1973)
This is an affectionate tribute to John Grierson, who founded and led the British documentary film movement in the Thirties, and who later established in Montreal, what grew into the largest document… Read more

HARD LABOUR (Mike Leigh, 1973)
An early BBC work, Hard Labour continues the understated, downbeat style of Bleak Moments in what may be Leigh's most poignant portrait, that of a middle-aged working class woman whose life is a neve… Read more

HOLY MOUNTAIN, THE (Alexandro Jodorowsky, 1973)
“A scandal when first released, Mr Jodorowsky's movie is a dazzling, rambling, often incoherent satire on consumerism, militarism and the exploitation of third world cultures by the West. It unfurl… Read more

Hungarian Castles (Tamás Czigány, 1973)
A study showing the changes in the design of Hungarian fortresses in the wake of the development of arms throughout the centuries. ... Read more

Icarus (Richard Taylor, 1973)
A one-minute impression of the ... doomed flight of Icarus. ... Read more

ILLUMINATION (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1973)
Illumination won the grand prize at the Locarno festival last year, and its director. Krzysztof Zanussi, is considered by many critics to be the most original film maker working in Polish cinema. He … Read more

INDECISION (Mani Kaul, 1973)
Indecision won for its director, Mani Kaul, the Government of India's National Best Director award in 1973. The film dramatises an Indian folk story about a ghost who falls in love with a young bride… Read more

It's All Man Made (Robert Young, 1973)
The story of a river, the Trent, and ... its tributaries. The film shows how ... pollution is being defeated and the environment preserved. ... Read more

KAADU (Girish Karnad, 1973)
Kaadu is a study of traditional society in two remote Indian villages, Koppal and Hosur, separated by a forest, and isolated from the outside world. The story begins with the 'Nyaya'. the meeting of … Read more

Kiel Olympiad (Dick Enersen, Laszlo Pal, 1973)
The Olympic yachting races in the North Sea, off Kiel Harbour, Germany, brought the great sailors of the world together in duels of skill and pluck, that were often decided by the weather. ... Read more

Le Jeune Homme et la Mort (Roland Petit, 1973)
"There was a side to Nureyev that was bestial' frenetic, like a centaur or Rasputin, even though he controlled every step. He was extraordinarily handsome, with a remarkably photogenic face the evide… Read more

Life Times Nine (School students, 1973)
An anthology of nine short films, each written and directed by a school student (youngest 11, oldest 16). Each of these filmettes is a commercial for ‘life', to promote people's appreciation of bei… Read more

Lift (Lorisgnol Philippe, 1973)
A clerk re-ties his tie in the lift during its thirty-second journey from his flat to the ground floor. During the following days, he gradually adds to his sartorial activities, then extends his rang… Read more

Line Describing A Cone (Anthony McCall, 1973)
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LIVING TOGETHER (Anna Karina, 1973)
Karina redefined herself as ‘auteur' with this feature, which saw her write, direct and star, as well as sing on the soundtrack. ... MIFF has obtained the only surviving print - recently restored -… Read more

Loop (, 1973)
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Love (Vlatko Gilić, 1973)
For workers on distant construction sites, where they have been working for years, far away from their families, every visit is a precious experience. The film observes the visit of one wife, who con… Read more

LOVERS IN THE YEAR ONE (Jaroslav Balík, 1973)
The works of the Czech writer, Jan OtcenaSek, who was born in 1924, have already been used as the basis of the films Citizen Brych and Romeo, Juliet and Darkness. Lovers in Year One, directed by Jaro… Read more

Magic Camera Film 2 (Victor Kay, 1973)
Slightly modified cameras and processes are used in conjunction with editing, to transform commonplace, everyday reality. ... Read more

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