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Films In 1980

A bird whose wings are too weak to take it up into the air, longingly watches a group of happy fliers, among them a flying snail. However, the bird gets an idea and quickly constructs a flying machine and joins the others in the sky. The machine soon disintegrates, and the bird comes down to earth ... Read more
The story of three men and their search for a bride... or an object? ... Read more
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Paul and Rene, two men in their forties. weary with life. One. a widower, has a 23 year-old daughter who hopes to become an actress The other is divorced and pays alimony to his ex-wife. ... They live together, go on vacations together. This last vacation has been a washout and so is their return ... Read more
Judith Ashe is in jail She has not been accused of any crime She has not been tried She has refused to testify before a federal grand jury, and she is in jail until she talks The film reveals the legal process that put her there, and the increasing test of her convictions, not only in the grand ... Read more
The film deals with close environmental spaces within the city limits of Sydney ... fragmentation of spaces between people and their immediate surroundings The filmic images create artificial spaces getting into a kind of surreal realism-claustrophobia. ... Read more
Warrah, a three-color separation film set in coastal bust: rock pools, movement of shadows, water, clouds and reflections. ... Read more
"We are the Guinea Pigs" is a feature-length anti-nuclear documentary on the effects of the Three Mile Island nuclear catastrophe. In interviews with farmers, working-class and middle-class parents of the Harrisburg, ... Pennsylvania area, we meet the infants, children and adults who lived through ... Read more
Winning is about two mentally handicapped people who decide to get married Each small step we would take in solving our problems and coping with life is a major step for them Life is no bed of roses and while whether they "make it" together is important to them, what is more important is that they ... Read more
A documentary account of a community of italian families who have made an interesting combination of Southern Italian provincial customs and Western consumer culture. The events symbolising this are, the collective slaughtering and processing of a pig into salamis and meats for winter. The film ... Read more
The print that is being sent to the Festival is the only one available and has French subtitles An English subtitled version is not yet obtainable. ... "At every festival, there is always one film which comes from nowhere to grab the attention of the audience and make it all worthwhile In Mannheim ... Read more
In Journeys from Berlin/1971, there are five characters a man, a woman and an adolescent girl who "appears" on the sound track, a female psychoanalytic patient in her early fifties, and a therapist, or analyst, played alternately by a man, a woman, and a nine-year-old boy The speech of the analytic ... Read more
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