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Quiddity Tree (Marvin Albert, 1975)
A fantasy film about man and nature, in which the interrelationships of man and his environment are symbolically revealed. ... Jury Prize, Bilbao. Bronze Medal, New York. ... Read more

REQUIEM FOR A VILLAGE (David Gladwell, 1975)
A highly complex work by David Gladwell, Requiem for a Village, is an epitaph for a way of life, seen through the eyes of an old man. He recalls aspects of life in a Suffolk village before the onslau… Read more

RIVERS OF SAND (Robert Gardner, 1975)
The people portrayed in the film are called Hamar. They dwell in the thorny scrubland of southwestern Ethiopia, about a hundred miles north of Lake Rudolph, Africa's great inland sea. They are isolat… Read more

Romance with a Double Bass (Robert Young, 1975)
Based on Chekov's famous short story, the film tells about the unorthodox meeting between a double bass player and a Princess. ... Silver Award, Chicago ... Read more

Screentest (Frank Mouris, Caroline A. Mouris, 1975)
Nine men reveal themselves through their fantasies. ... Gold Medal, Virgin Islands; Golden Hugo, Chicago ... Read more

See (Robin Lehman, 1975)
The stunning world of fish in the depth of the sea. ... Golden Bear, Berlin. Best Short, Virgin Islands ... Read more

SEVEN BEAUTIES (Lina Wertmuller, 1975)
As in The Seduction of Mimi, Lina Wertmuller is concerned with the sexual swagger and pretension of the Italian male, but this time in a wider setting that transforms her earlier theme. Giancarlo Gia… Read more

SHAMPOO (Hal Ashby, 1975)
Shampoo offers an unrivalled collection of stars: produced by Warren Beatty, directed by Hal Ashby and co-scripted by Beatty and Robert Towne. It features Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn and Jack… Read more

Shiko Munakata, Master of Wood-Block Print (Takeo Yanagawa, 1975)
A film about the internationally acclaimed wood-block artist, Shiko Munakata, and his work. ... Read more

STORY OF SIN (Walerian Borowczyk, 1975)
This ornate period melodrama, set in Poland at the turn of the century, is based on a novel by Stefan Zeromski, author of 'Ashes'. A teenage girl, strictly brought up, confesses her sins and is warne… Read more

Stress the World of Hans Selye (Donald Brittain, 1975)
An examination of the concept of stress as experienced by a variety of people ranging from astronauts to pickpockets. The film is based on the findings of Prof. Hans Selye of the University of Montre… Read more

Suilven Spring (Murray Grigor, 1975)
The North West area of Sutherland: its varied and startling scenery, and something of the region's history. ... Read more

SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY (Ken Hannam, 1975)
Jack Thompson, Max Cullen, Peter Cummins, John Ewart: Sunday Too Far Away is a parade of Australian cinema royalty. This leather tough 1974 feature is set on an Australian sheep station in 1955 in th… Read more

Swiss Graffiti (J. Veuve, M. Renault, 1975)
The story of the Creation is modified by two feminist filmmakers. ... Read more

THE BLACK GESTAPO (Lee Frost, 1975)
The black community with the aid of white money forms the People's Army. In some white eyes, that could only spell - The Black Gestapo. Whitey wears plaid leisure suits and white loafers. Brothers an… Read more

THE BONUS (Sergei Mikaelian, 1975)
The Party Committee at a Soviet construction site ends its meeting late at night, and those taking part head for home. But the events of that day have been far from ordinary. One of the construction … Read more

The Chocolate Bunny (Arnold Levin, 1975)
An animated short on the subject of nutrition, it was produced for a Public Television programme, 'Feeling Good'. ... Read more

The Contender (Arnold Levin, 1975)
An animated film on sight and hearing tests for children. ... Read more

The Doodlers (Kathy Rose, 1975)
Director Kathy Rose's animated characters seem to create their own art in various media. ... Read more

The End of the Game (Robin Lehman, 1975)
Robin Lehman presents an intimate view of the panorama of African wildlife, and in a dramatic climax makes a poignant plea for conservation. ... Read more

THE FIRST SWALLOW (Nana Mchedlidze, 1975)
The inhabitants of a small Georgian village get together in order to form a soccer team. They practice and develop their sporting skills until they are convinced they have developed an effective side… Read more

The Five Minute Films (Mike Leigh, 1975)
Made early in Leigh's career at the BBC, but not screened until the 1982 Mike Leigh Retrospective on BBC-2, this is a series of 5 short vignettes, each five minutes in length, each designed to captur… Read more

THE FORTUNE (Mike Nichols, 1975)
“Mike Nichols's very funny, manically scatterbrained movie, The Fortune, is an epic version of those old two-reel comedies.” - New York Times ... From master filmmaker Mike Nichols (The Graduate,… Read more

The Great Mill Race (Robin Crichton, 1975)
In this comedy about wool promotion, Johnny Braithwaite, a trainee weaver in Scotland, hears that once upon a time a sheep was sheared and its wool woven into a suit in a single working day. This giv… Read more

THE HEAD OF NORMANDE ST. ONGE (Gilles Carle, 1975)
Normande St. Onge is a salesgirl in a large pharmacy in the city. Her mother is in a mental institution, and the film revolves around Normande's efforts to understand the supposed insanity of her mot… Read more

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