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STANDING ALONE (Colin Low, 1982)
Pete Standing Alone is a Blood Indian I caught between two worlds—the 19th j century horse culture of the Plains Indian and the energy politics of the 1980s. | He passionately believes that it … Read more

STANLEY KRAMER ON FILM (Gary Gibson, 1982)
A documentary about the remarkable career of the famous American film director, with excerpts from eleven of his best films: Inherit the Wind, On the Beach, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, The Defiant … Read more

Stranger Than Paradise (Jim Jarmusch, 1982)
A simple story about exile (both from one's country as well as one's self), and about a connection just barely missed. ... Read more

STREET KIDS (Rob Scott, Leigh Tilson, 1982)
Street Kids is the result of Leigh Tilson and Rob Scott having moved into a sleazy boarding house in St. Kilda, spending several months on the streets, befriending the homeless youngsters and gaining… Read more

Swamp Fever (Skater Keemi, 1982)
A film about a hundred cajuns, who celebrate Mardi Gras with their music and wild energy throughout the State of Lousiana. ... Read more

Swan Lake (Louis Saul, 1982)
Swanning it in front of the mirror... ... Read more

TAXI (Barry Greenwald, 1982)
Barry Greenwald, a former taxi driver himself, has produced a unique study of a world few of us are familiar with. Each of the drivers portrayed in the film has his own story, his own reasons for tak… Read more

TELL-A-VISION (Monika Hielscher, Matthias Heeder, 1982)
"It is the function of television to impose silence upon the people''—Monika Hielscher and Matthias Heeder end their film with this short statement. ... Tell-A-Vision investigates the role of p… Read more

TEN YEARS IN AN OPEN NECKED SHIRT: JOHN COOPER CLARKE (Nick Hay, 1982)
A profile of one of Britain's strangest and most exciting contemporary poets, John Cooper Clarke. ... Read more

TENEBRAE (Dario Argento, 1982)
"Tenebrae sits comfortably towards the top of Italian genre cinema for a reason." – Film School Rejects ... Peter Neal, an American horror author, is in Italy promoting his latest novel, w… Read more

Tennis Club (Bruno Bozzetto, 1982)
A satirical look at the world's most fashionable sport. ... Read more

Tennis Elbow (John Thomson, 1982)
A hilarious student film, in which a tennis match provides the vehicle for countless visual gags. ... Read more

The Applicant (Richard Wherrett, 1982)
A young man applies for a job as a reporter on a children's television show. During the next month he suffers the torture of the damned as the show's compere and producer put him through the hoops. ... Read more

THE AUTHENTIC MESSIAH (Roy Tipping, 1982)
Handel specifically arranged his oratorio as a triptych of three major sections, Part One dealing with the Prophecy and Christ's Nativity , Part Two the Passion, culminating in the ‘Hallelujah Chor… Read more

THE BALLAD OF GREGORIO CORTEZ (M. Young, 1982)
Texas 1901 ... Robert M. Young's film is based on a ... popular ballad, commemorating the true ... story of a Mexican who outsmarted the ... Texas Rangers. ... In a gunfight caused by a misunderstand… Read more

THE BEEHIVE (Mario Camus, 1982)
Madrid, shortly after the war. The cafe ... “La Delicia” is always crowded with ... people who want shelter from the cold, ... or company; people who are hungry and ... tired, but have a strong d… Read more

The Bird (Kevin Blond, 1982)
A gothic tale about a woman's obsession with teaching a cockatoo to speak. ... Read more

THE CASE OF DASHIELL HAMMETT (Stephen Talbot, 1982)
This is the first television biography of ... San Francisco's most famous and enigmatic mystery writer. It combines ... original research, interviews, literary ... criticism, and dramatic readings of… Read more

The Chorus (Abbas Kiarostami, 1982)
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The Critic's Informed Viewing (Catharine Elwes, 1982)
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The Demon in Berlin (Gabor Body, 1982)
The romantic story set in Caucasia based on the I9th century poem THE DEMON by Lermontov has been adapted to imagery of modern Berlin. ... Read more

The Devil Called (Stephen Radic, 1982)
Karl, a factory worker, is pursued by the sound of the machines he works with. ... Read more

The Devotee (Brian Gilbert, 1982)
Martin Dresher is a lover of English painting of the early Nineteenth Century —scraping a living by writing articles for art magazines. He collects paintings in a small way, with a sharp eye fo… Read more

THE DRAUGHTSMAN'S CONTRACT (Peter Greenaway, 1982)
A beautifully written and acted drama and yet a highly intellectual film, The Draughtsman's Contract combines the English tradition of film making with a murder story set in the 1690's. ... At the en… Read more

The Dreamer (Hartmann Schmige, 1982)
Herr Hoffman often dreams that he just ... woke up and saw something strange before really waking up... Then, one day, he mistakes reality for a dream. ... Read more

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