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OPERA DO MALANDRO (Ruy Guerra, 1986)
Veteran director Ruy Guerra has directed Brazil's first musical - a handsome, large budget production freely adapted from Brecht's Threepenny Opera, crossed with splashings of Busby Berkeley and Vinc… Read more

Out of the Frying Pan (Leo Berkeley, 1986)
Quirky and original version of the trials and tribulations of a gangster's moll with a feminist subtext. ... Read more

Outside The World I Wish I Were In (Sascha Wonders, Gunter Hirt, 1986)
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PALTOQUET (Michel Deville, 1986)
... ... In a harbour cafe presided over by an aloof hostess and tended by a surly barman, four men meet regularly to play cards: the professor, the doctor, the honourable merchant and the journalist.… Read more

Physical Conversations (, 1986)
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Physical World (Bill Mousoulis, 1986)
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Polish Rock (Josef Robakowski, 1986)
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Precious Images (Chuck Workman, 1986)
Halliwell condensed the Reader's Digest way. A semi-subliminal summary of Hollywood comprising clips from 458 films spanning 80 years. Yes folks! about 0 85 seconds for each film - and to be honest t… Read more

Publicita (ADS) (Federico Fellini, Franco Zeffirelli, 1986)
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Pyrotechnics (Erotic Psyche, 1986)
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Queen of the Night (Peter Tammer, 1986)
A poem of the night The predatory male perhaps a reincarnation of Orpheus is in pursuit of the female archetype of his imagination She is his queen of the night He seeks her relentlessly throughout t… Read more

Quinoscopio (Juan Padron, Joaquin Lavado, 1986)
'Quino' is the contracted form of Joaquin, the first name of a caricaturist who is well known and loved throughout Latin America. ... "The film is not only graphically accomplished, its gags are also… Read more

R.E.N.U.S (Rituale eines noch unbekannten Stammes) (Rituals of an Unknown Tribe) (Ika Schier, 1986)
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Rabbit (Keith Fialcowitz, 1986)
One rabbit's refuge (and one man's refuse) in outback America. A twisted tale of pursuit, revenge, but above all, a burrow of laughs. ... Read more

Rainbow War (Bob Rogers, 1986)
"Three make believe kingdoms - Red, Blue and Yellow, fight a colourful battle for supremacy. As warriors clash, colours combine to create new hues and promising signs." ... Bob Rogers ... Read more

RAISING ARIZONA (Joel Coen, 1986)
Raising Arizona, the second feature from the Coen brothers, has some of the twisted humour of their debut feature, Blood Simple, though conducted at a more leisurely pace. ... HI, a petty crook, marr… Read more

Recognition (John Cumming, 1986)
In the beginning... A wordless political allegory in which the Hero emerges into a surreal terrain - a tract on the terra incognito of male sexuality which traverses the frontiers and archetypes of m… Read more

Relentless Pursuit of Terror (Peter Giles, Jenny Crone, 1986)
Hostages, Beirut, hijacking. Broadcast representations on trial, for the use of international terrorism. ... Read more

Resistance Today (Gary Warner, 1986)
I prepare a detailed search of the electric blue area, while feeding a line to the 1992 field. I see Bridget Riley who says, ". .with you there to help me", and Yves Klein replies, "Take an ordinary,… Read more

Rocky VI (Aki Kaurismäki, 1986)
Rocky VI is a serious-minded declaration on cultural policy, a collision of Finnish patriotism, multinational mass entertainment and apolitical straightforwardness respectful to Eastern neighbours. A… Read more

ROMANCE (Massimo Mazzucco, 1986)
Romance more than confirms the great promise of Massimo Mazzucco's first film, Summertime, and firmly establishes Mazzucco as the most significant new hope of Italian cinema after the generation of M… Read more

Romeo Place (Malcolm Wong, 1986)
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Rondo Gravitat (Anka Schmidt, Tania Stocklin, 1986)
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Ropo's Movie Night (The Marine Biologists, 1986)
When Ropo gets back from New Caledonia things are a little different. A self-improvement scheme culled from the side of a cereal packet goes wrong and Ropo loses his Dad's drink dispenser. A cautiona… Read more

ROUTINE PLEASURES (Jean-Pierre Gorin, 1986)
"To locate oneself in a landscape one draws an 'x' - two independent lines crossing at a single point" - Jean-Pierre Gorin. ... The narrator of Routine Pleasures - a European who has lived in America… Read more

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