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Films In 1978

First Things First (Paul Simon Jansen, 1978)
Paul and Marie spend three days in a friend's country house. During this period, they attempt to fill the gaps in their lives by fulfilling each other's fantasies. ... Read more

Five Bells (Dean Semler, 1978)
An impressionistic study of the sights and sounds of Sydney Harbour. ... Read more

Flight of the Gossamer Condor (Ben Shedd, 1978)
Ingenuity, perseverance and unflagging optimism won for Dr Paul McGrady the coveted £50 000 Kremer prize for designing the first man-powered airplane to fly a mile-long figure-eight course. ... Read more

Floating Free (Gerald Butts, 1978)
The film shows Fnsbees dancing in mid-air, floating in space, and finding their targets with remarkable accuracy at the Frisbee Championships. Even dogs are captured in slow motion making impossible … Read more

FOR YOUR PLEASURE (Johan Bergenstrahle, 1978)
The plot of For Your Pleasure dates back to the late Fifties. Television was starting to make life tough for the small theatrical companies touring the country-side. The film tells the story of such … Read more

Four Times Into Black (Bohumil Sejda, 1978)
Four black-outs about topical themes. ... Read more

Good Morning Son (Ante Zaninović, 1978)
An old man is dying in hospital under rather strange circumstances. Facing death, the old man remembers his past. . . ... Read more

Goodnight Miss Ann (August Cinquegrana, 1978)
A cinema verite documentary exploring Los Angeles club boxing, with a special emphasis on disadvantaged minorities. ... Jury Award and Gold Medal, Miami. ... Read more

Hard Work (Ginny Durrin, 1978)
A record of the second Hookers' Convention in Washington, and a portrait of Margo St James an ex-hooker, who campaigns to decriminalise prostitution. ... Read more

High Country (George Miller, 1978)
A group of amateur horsemen cross Victoria's Great Dividing Range, using a little frequented track. Without a commentary, the film shows the grandeur and mystique of the region. ... Read more

Hokusai: An Animated Sketchbook (Tony White, 1978)
This short tribute to Hokusai animates 30 of the 30,000 drawings the master is reputed to have produced during his lifetime. ... Read more

HOT SUMMER SHADOWS (FrantiÅ¡ek Vláčil, 1978)
Baran is a sheep farmer who lives in an isolated house with his wife and tw children. His only trips away are to a nearby village for shopping. The post-war atmosphere is still tense as troops loyal … Read more

Ice Birds (Marc Hébert, 1978)
Two intrepid climbers scale the Crystal Pillar, a vertical wall of ice near Quebec's Montmorency Falls. ... Read more

Images (Al Hansen, 1978)
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Incomplete Scenes of a Dog's Life (Jean-Pierre Bonneau, 1978)
The world of a young English bulldog. ... Read more

Inside and Out (Joško Marušić, 1978)
A man with wooden wings is flying through the air, while his fellow men below are working on a huge project. ... Read more

Jimmy the C. (James Picker, 1978)
This is an animated clay caricature of President Jimmy Carter crooning "Georgia on my mind" in the Oval Office of the White House, backed by a trio of natty singing peanuts. ... Read more

Land of Bulloo (Ken Taylor, 1978)
The film shows the impact of introduced animals on the ecology of the flood plains of the Bulloo River, in the South-West corner of Queensland. ... Read more

LE DOSSIER 51 (Michel Deville, 1978)
Michel Deville, previously a director of comedies, turns in Dossier 51 to a realistic account of secret service intelligence activities. ... The story tells of the efforts of the spies of a foreign p… Read more

Learning to Walk (Borivoj Dovniković-Bordo, 1978)
Four friends try to teach a man a different style of walking. ... Read more

Leda (Marc Lavrillier, 1978)
Using watercolours by Antoine Bourdelle, the film re-tells the story of Zeus, who wooed Leda in the form of a swan. ... Read more

Letters From Poland (Sophia Turkiewicz, 1978)
It is 1950. In Sydney, a young Polish woman, Dana, awaits the arrival of Tadek, her prospective husband from Poland. ... Dana and her baby daughter have come from a refugee camp in Germany. She works… Read more

LIGABUE (Salvatore Nocita, 1978)
Ligabue is the re-created biography of Italy's most famous primitive painter. The film is based on a book about the artist by the famous neo-realist scriptwriter, Zavattini. ... The film starts with … Read more

Listen to This (John Ball, 1978)
In a modern sound mixing studio, a filmmaker and sound engineer put the final touches to a film tracing the history of sound motion pictures. ... Read more

LONG WEEKEND (M) (Colin Eggleston, 1978)
“If you've been nurturing the idea that a weekend's camping will kick out your urban anxieties and bring you refreshingly closer to nature, this will have you thinking again.” -… Read more

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