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Hugo and Bobo (J. Doubrava, M. Macourek, A. Born, 1975)
A cartoon film about the adventures of two stray dogs. ... Read more

I AM AN OLD TREE (, 1975)
Michael Rubbo 'wanders into people's lives' and films them as he finds them. The tree, figuratively speaking, is Cuban society: people bending and being bent toward a different value system. Rubbo ta… Read more

I Am Presenting You A Star (Fyodor Khitruk, 1975)
An animated film in four sequences that uses the same characters to demonstrate the plight of women in different epochs. ... Read more

Icarus (Antonio Colacino, 1975)
The silent world of gliding: the glider that is initially launched by powered craft, and the winged men of the hang glider who launch themselves from cliff tops. ... Read more

Image of Light - The Photography of George Pollock (Anthony M. Roland, 1975)
The world of sense and spirit expressed as pure colour in the heart of glass is captured in these transparencies, with all the delicacy and precision of a jeweller's eye. ... Read more

IN DANGER AND DISTRESS COMPROMISE MEANS DEATH (Alexander Kluge, Edgar Reitz, 1975)
Fiction and documentary are blended in an attempt to produce an insight into the subjective nature of truth. ... Inge Meier, who steals from her lovers, is not a prostitute, but merely combines the s… Read more

Iron and Horse (Karoly Bardos, 1975)
A student-directed period piece about a school teacher's involvement with a young cowboy. ... Read more

It Happened Here Again (Eric Mival, Patrick Lui, 1975)
An account of how two young film makers struggled to make a feature film on a British Film Institute grant, which was lower than the cost of a James Bond title sequence: the production of Winstanley. ... Read more

JEANNE DIELMAN (Chantal Akerman, 1975)
In the space of a few years, Jeanne Dielman has become known as one of the most important works of modern cinema. In it the director, Chantal Akerman, while using conventional narrative elements (the… Read more

JUVENILE LIAISON (Nicholas Broomfield, Joan Churchill, 1975)
Two police officers. George Ray and Lillian Brooks, work in a juvenile liaison section of the British police force They are attached to the Lancashire police and their job is to act as mediators betw… Read more

Kick Me (Robert Swarthe, 1975)
An animated cartoon drawn directly on frames of 35 mm film The main characters are a pair of tiny legs, a baseball, and a gang of spiders. ... Read more

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: A Self-Portrait (Harold Mantell, 1975)
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. speaks candidly about his self-discovery as a writer, his themes and his special vision of American life. ... Read more

LALAI-DREAMTIME (Michael Edols, 1975)
Lalai-Dreamtime takes the viewer into pre-settled Australia to show a myth from the spiritual tradition of the people. It is the story of Namaaralee, as presented by Sam Wootagoodjah to his son Stanl… Read more

LAND OF PROMISE (Andrzej Wajda, 1975)
Andrzej Wajda's The Wedding was shown at the Melbourne Festival two years ago, and this new film continues his earlier exploration of the Polish character during the difficult times of the country's … Read more

Landscape (Jan Lenica, 1975)
'Landscape is a nightdream, a landscape of my mind, of my imagination. It evokes memories of the past, reflects the images of reality into the world of fantasy.' ... Jan Lenica ... Read more

Leaving Lily (Graham Baker, 1975)
A story of pre-cognition, set in the East Anglian countryside, where the life of a group of villagers is affected by the Great War. ... Read more

LEGACY (Karen Arthur, 1975)
Bissie Hapgood, a well-to-do suburban matron from Pasadena, has been left alone for the day by her husband, who is off on business, and by her children, who are away at summer camp. After visiting he… Read more

Leroy the Magician (Phil Parmet, 1975)
Leroy is a magician and will play little tricks. He will become a saint, or threaten to kill you. But Leroy has some big tricks up his sleeve also - dark, dangerous magic. ... Read more

LINA BRAAKE AND THE INTERESTS OF THE BANK (Bernhard Sinkel, 1975)
At the age of eighty-two. Lina Braake loses her home. The bank has plans to develop the site and her house is about to be pulled down. Against her will, she is placed in an old people's home on the o… Read more

LITTLE RAOUL (Lautaro Murua, 1975)
This film is based on the true case of a young girl who denies her sex, dresses as a boy, and calls herself La Raulito (Little Raoul), She wants only freedom and undemanding companionship. Because sh… Read more

Locomotion (Geoffrey Jones, 1975)
Without commentary, the film shows the development of the British railway system, from its early beginnings to the present day. ... Silver Medal, Moscow ... Read more

Love is Hate (Ian Macrae, 1975)
Portrait of a young Australian worker: his soul killing work at the factory, his rather lonely existence at home, his fascination with cars, and some flashes of his fantasy life. ... Read more

Lumaaq (Co Hoedeman, 1975)
An Eskimo legend about a little boy, heartlessly abandoned by his parents, and his cruel revenge. The animation is based on original Eskimo drawings. ... Read more

MANILA IN THE CLAWS OF LIGHT (Lino Brocka, 1975)
"The most impressive of [Brocka's] films... an unforgettable portrait which invites interpretation as an allegory for the whole of the underdeveloped world." – The Guardian ... Lino Brocka… Read more

MASAI MANHOOD - DISAPPEARING WORLD (Chris Curling, 1975)
For a period of seven years, starting from their late teens, Masai men serve as Moran, or warriors. This film examines the elaborate rituals which take the Morans of Loita from their adolescence to f… Read more

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