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Films In 1975

MAYAKOVSKY LAUGHS (Sergei Yutkevich, Anatoly Karanovich, 1975)
Sergei Yutkevich has brought to the screen a play, 'The Bed Bug', by Soviet poet Mayakovsky. The film is introduced by Alexei Kapler, a contemporary of Mayakovsky, He acts as narrator throughout the … Read more

Mechanical Ballet (David Parsons, 1975)
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MIDDLEMAN (Satyajit Ray, 1975)
Somnath is a bright student, but he only gets an ordinary pass in his BA exams. His indifferent results make it difficult for him to get a job. Frustrated by inconclusive interviews, he comes across … Read more

Monsieur Pointu (Bernard Longpré, André Leduc, 1975)
A portrait of Canada's foremost musical clown, Paul Cormier, known as Monsieur Pointu. ... Read more

MOTHER KüSTER'S TRIP TO HEAVEN (Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1975)
Rainer Fassbinder's film takes up the story of Mrs. Kuster who lives in Frankfurt with her husband, a factory worker, and her son and his pregnant wife. Her life is disrupted when her husband goes be… Read more

Moving Pictures, the Art of Jan Lenica (, 1975)
The film provides an insight into the world of the famous animator, Jan Lenica, revealing the patience and care that enables the artist to capture the intense moods of his imagination. ... Read more

Muybridge Film (Anne Rees-Mogg, 1975)
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Next Door (Andrew Silver, 1975)
An eight year old boy is left at home alone for an evening. He listens to the radio and overhears a quarrelling couple next door. By the time his parents return, he has outgrown his babyhood. The fil… Read more

Night Bird (Bernard Palacios, 1975)
A strange hitch-hiker disturbs the quiet life of the hero of the film. ... Read more

NO CHIEF IS GOOD ENOUGH (Svend Abrahamsen, 1975)
During a holiday in Sweden, the sailing boat of a group of Danish children becomes adrift; the children land on a desert island and spend two days before they are rescued. The film probes the social … Read more

NOT A PRETTY PICTURE (Martha Coolidge, 1975)
A twenty-eight-year-old woman director, Martha Coolidge, made this film about her own rape twelve years earlier, by Curly, a high-school classmate. Not a Pretty Picture is based on her experience at … Read more

NOT AS WICKED AS ALL THAT (Claude Goretta, 1975)
A man is forced into stealing by the circumstances of his life and the pressures put upon him by the system. He has inherited a small factory from his father who made furniture, but he finds competit… Read more

Okavango (M.C. Rosenberg, 1975)
The wildlife of the Okavango delta is threatened by Botswana's new and developing industries which use more and more water as their production increases Water, which can come from only one source&mda… Read more

ONE NIGHT STAND (Pierre Rissient, 1975)
Paul, a literary translator, receives a telegram telling him of a suicide attempt by his estranged wife, Sonya, who lives in Honq Kong. On his arrival there Paul meets Sandy, a cousin of Sonya, and t… Read more

Organism (Hilary Harris, 1975)
In this study of living tissues, the delicately balanced intermesh of cell activity in a living structure is compared with human activity in a city. ... Read more

Parkinson's Law (John Halas, 1975)
The film shows how not to run a business, with the aid of Parkinson's Law, invented by Sir Norman Parkinson. ... Read more

Persistin (Ian Kerr, 1975)
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Phenakistiscope (Taku Furukawa, 1975)
A cartoon-kaleidoscope, created with pre-movie techniques. ... Read more

Phoenix Gazette (Walter Bal, 1975)
Based on a report that appeared in the Phoenix Gazette, the film tells the story of a twenty-one year old girl who, in punishment for having slept out with her boyfriend, is ordered by her parents to… Read more

Peter Weir's film adaptation of Joan Lindsay's classic, largely faithful to the original novel, describes the collapse of a rural Victorian boarding college following the mysterious disappearance of … Read more

POACHERS (José Luis Borau, 1975)
Angel lives with his mother Martina in an old hunting lodge in the heart of an Iberian forest. He is an introverted young man dominated by his suspicious, brandy-swigging mother. His only occupation … Read more

Potters of Hebron (Robert Haber, 1975)
A portrait of a Mediterranean pottery workshop, nestled in the Hebron Hills southeast of Jerusalem, focusing on the craft processes within the workshop. ... Read more

Puns (Borislav Sajtinac, 1975)
Catchwords and foreign words form the titles for short episodes in which the hackneyed words take on a malicious, sometimes macabre meaning. ... Read more

Purple Crayon (Nafiseh Riahi, 1975)
Children build up a world of their own in their imagination, and, in doing so, often cross the border between reality and fantasy. ... Read more

Quasi at the Quackadero (Sally Cruikshank, 1975)
A science-fiction adventure story at an amusement park of the future. ... Read more

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