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Films In 1977

Reunion (Martin Cohen, 1977)
A short story film about a trusting husband, his wife, and his friend. ... Read more

Rivals (Jan Spata, 1977)
A documentary about the European Gymnastics Championships. ... Read more

ROCKERS (Theodoros Bafaloukos, 1977)
The first Reggae musical to rival the legendary The Harder They Come, Rockers is set in the same Jamaican and Rastafarian context Its hero. Horsemouth. lives lackadaisically in Kingston and works as … Read more

ROGER CORMAN: HOLLYWOOD'S WILD ANGEL (Christian Blackwood, 1977)
Since 195, Roger Corman has produced and directed the cream opf Ameerica's B-pictures, and in doing so, has provided a start many American Filmakers. ... A Bucket of Blood, Little Shop of Horrors, Th… Read more

Rondino (Csaba Szórády, 1977)
A black (and red) little joke about the torturer and the tortured. ... Critics' Prize.Annecy ... Read more

Seurat Drawings (Anthony M. Roland, 1977)
Seurat's dark figures in misty interiors or exteriors are always seen outlined by bursts of light. There is a fascinating atmosphere of profound humanity in these subtle drawings by the master of 'Po… Read more

Shaping Things (Robert K. Machover, 1977)
The development of a dance from conception to performance. ... Read more

Siesta (Igor Śevčík, 1977)
A demonstration of the need for mutual understanding and tolerance in marriage. ... Read more

SLAVE HUNTER (Sergio Giral, 1977)
This Cuba 'western' is based on the diary of Francisco Estevez, the most notorious rancheador (slave hunter) of the troubled colonial period of Latin America. The rancheador was essentially a mercena… Read more

SLEEPWALKERS (Manuel Gutierrez Aragon, 1977)
In the Sleepwalkers the stories are interwoven with scenes from an avant-garde theatrical performance, rather in the style and approach of Jacques Rivette. ... Ana works for a committee that seeks th… Read more

SOME WOMEN OF MARRAKECH (DISAPPEARING WORLD) (Melissa L. Davies, 1977)
An all-women film team explores the lives of women in the ancient Moroccan city of Marrakech. They present the story ot two women: Aisha, the wife of a very poor worker, who lives entirely for her fa… Read more

Spaceborne (Philip Dauber, 1977)
A selection of footage made during all the moon landing project flights, beginning as the last rocket booster falls away to reveal the receding Earth, to walks on the moon and re-entry landing in the… Read more

Spartree (Phil Borsos, 1977)
The effort and exhilaration of topping a 200-foot firtree in the forests of British Columbia. ... Gold medal, Virgin Islands. ... Read more

SPIDER FOOTBALL (János Rózsa, 1977)
Spider Football satirizes technical education in Hungary. It is set in a newly completed college building where the equipment is entirely modern, but the students achieve consistently low grades. ...… Read more

Spinnolio (John Weldon, 1977)
A satire on the Pinocchio story, with a wry twist in the tail. ... Read more

Striptease (Bruno Bozzetto, Guido Manuli, 1977)
An animated send-up of striptease. ... Read more

Sun (Klaus Jaritz, 1977)
Reflections on the sun rising and setting over Sydney. ... Read more

SUN OF THE HYENAS (Ridha Behi, 1977)
This film, like Nicholas Ray's The Savage Innocents, deals with a traditional communal culture confronted by new technological expansion. Mutual integration and the co-existence of the two forms of s… Read more

Sweep Baby Sweep (Miroslav Zahradnik, 1977)
Cleanliness comes first. ... Read more

TELL HIM I LOVE HIM (Claude Miller, 1977)
Claude Miller's film, like Wim Wenders'The American Friend, is taken from a story by Patricia Highsmith. Gerard ... Depardieu plays David, a moody, twenty-eight year old bank clerk who's obsessed abo… Read more

Tennessee Sampler (Frank Mouris, 1977)
A kaleidoscopic sampler of the people, the land, the traditions, the culture and the activities which make up such a large part of life in the state of Tennessee. ... Read more

TENT OF MIRACLES (Nelson Pereira dos Santos, 1977)
A prominent American sociologist arrives in Brazil praising the work of a man long dead and forgotten, Pedro Arcanjo. The American regards Arcanjo as the world's greatest sociologist. Local newspaper… Read more

THAT OBSCURE OBJECT OF DESIRE (Luis Buñuel, 1977)
Luis Bunuel's new film takes the story-line of a French nineteenth century novel by Pierre Louys. The story has been filmed before in 1929 by Jacques de Baroncelh. It was filmed again by Josef von St… Read more

The Anatomist (Yves Brangolo, 1977)
A way-out fantasy based on animated parts of the human head. ... Read more

The Apple (Milau Petŏvský, 1977)
A little moral tale about an apple and two men vying for it. ... Read more

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