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Films In 1977

This is Argentinean director Edgardo Cozarinsky's first film made in France, where he has been living since 1974. ... Zouzou is a former French teacher in Santiago. She is now married to a film maker, and she longs to see her old friends from the past, especially, a rightist called Phil, who has ... Read more
A woman who arrives at the top floor of the Brooklynn Hotel is spirited down the stairs by a barrage of noises which distracts her from the fact that she is being followed. ... Read more
This is Satyajit Ray's first film with Hindi and English dialogue. It is also his first historical film, set in mid-nineteenth century India. It is based on a short story by Munshi Premchand. ... Two Nawabs, Mirza and Meer, are chess addicts in Lucknow. They play out their repeated battles ... Read more
Deserted by his wife, Thongpoon comes to Bangkok to save for his small son's future education by working as a taxi driver. His concern for others and his trusting nature allow him to be cheated by many of his fares, but win him the friendship of two: a legless cripple and a city prostitute. But the ... Read more
Martin is a homosexual, sentenced to two years in jail for seduction of a minor. It is apparent to him that the case would never have come to trial had the relationship involved not been a homosexual one. The inhuman daily routine of the jail is relieved when a liberal prison warden agrees to an ... Read more
With painstaking care, a man constructs a strange contraption in a dark and dismal cellar... the ultimate home gadget. ... Silver Bear, Berlin. ... Read more
The function of the weather in forming the country and people of Denmark. ... Read more
A short story film showing an ... 83-year-old hospital patient's struggles ... to be left alone to die in peace. ... Read more
Our civilization is moving towards its end, and fast - this is one possible message of Bresson's film. ... Charles, a sensitive young man, wanders about in Paris, lost and desperate: there is no solution for his sorrows, since they are the sorrows of the world. The solutions that are being offered ... Read more
This animated film adaptation of the Tolkien classic 'The Hobbit' tells about the adventures of Bilbo Baggins and his dwarf friends, and their epic battles against the evil forces of dragons and goblins. ... Read more
The new film by Angelopoulos is not so much a sequel to The Travelling Players, as a similar formal dramatization of the years 1949 to 1976 in Greece. ... On New Year's Eve, 1976, a hunting party in Northern Greece finds a body in the snow It is perfectly preserved, although the young man was a ... Read more
Adapted from a Guy de Maupassant story, the film shows how two people, with quite different problems, can help each other. ... Read more
Patricia Moraz' film looks at the last seven days in the life of a young high school student, Jenny Kern, in Lausanne. She is played by French actress Isabelle Huppert, who starred in The Lacemaker. ... In this film she plays a gentle, introspective creature, who lives with her kindly grandmother ... Read more
A man travels a lifetime as he runs a three-mile jogging course around a reservoir. ... Silver Medal, Virgin Islands ... Read more
A boiled breakfast egg holds surprises. ... Read more
This tale of young love focuses on the romantic ebb of love in the life of a rather shambling undertaker's assistant. ... Read more
The film is based on an actual incident that took place in Bologna, during a visit by Mussolini to the area, in 1926. ... Through the eyes of a teenage boy we watch as one by one, members of his family succumb to fascism. The father, once opposed to the new government, has gradually been won over ... Read more
Reinhard Hauff s The Main Actor takes up the thread of his previous film which dealt with the miseries of farm life in Northern Germany In that film, Pauie Paulander, Hauff filmed the daily lives of a youth and his brutal step-father, and he cast in the leading roles a father and son who never ... Read more
Does man have the right, in the name of a so-called higher goal, to disrupt the elementary biological relationship of the existing living world? ... Read more
The Man Who Loved Women is the second film of François Truffaut to be presented at this year's festival. It demonstrates a quite different aspect of the directorial personality of this most remarkable of modern French directors. ... The film centres on the life of Bertrand Morane, a well-off ... Read more
An animated satire on the sybaritic life of modern society A man dreams about circumnavigating the world in a sailing boat, but as he plans for more and more comforts, time slips by. ... Read more
Abel, who lives in Quebec, goes to France in search of ancestors, friends and lovers. He travels from Paris to Marseilles, seeking to establish the roots of his own French-Canadian culture. He wanders through museums and art galleries, remarking that it is all like a vast picture post-card, but he ... Read more
A film version of an O'Henry story about the plight of two shabby con men, who try to kidnap a spirited young boy. ... Read more
This is the story of the Great Barrier Reef, from man's ancient awareness of it, to his realisation that it is a major world wonder of great value to mankind. ... Beautiful, dangerous and diverse, the Reef provides escape and recreation, a vast resource and limitless retreat for the fisherman ... Read more
Sand creatures build themselves a fabulous castle Then, the wind starts to blow. ... Grand Prix, Annecy ... Read more
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