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Films In 1987

When the Going gets Tough, the Tough go Shopping (John Lowndes, 1987)
Isn't it remarkable that the essence of Melbourne life fits neatly under the floor of a Holden Kingswood? ... Read more

WINGS OF DESIRE (Wim Wenders, 1987)
The heroes of the film are angels, unemployed guardian angels who have been hanging around Berlin ever since the end of World War II, having lost most of the powers they once owned: to whisper advice… Read more

Wire (Mark Freeman, 1987)
A short gush from Chelgo Fronx. The whole thing is held together by wire. ... Read more

WISH YOU WERE HERE (David Leland, 1987)
Shot on the southern coast of England, David Leland's drama, Wish You Were Here is about a teenage girl of the 1950s unfashionably fascinated by sex. Played by newcomer Emily Lloyd, the character of … Read more

With Inertia (Margie Medlin, Jasmine Hirst, 1987)
A film without inertia. A meditation on the impasse within feminist approaches to representation and the straitjacket of generic conventions. Interrogating ideologies of iconography and interior deco… Read more

WITH LOVE TO THE PERSON NEXT TO ME (Brian McKenzie, 1987)
Wallace is a taxi driver who lives in a small flat in a Melbourne bayside suburb. With the aid of a micro-recorder, he tapes the stories passengers tell him in the cab. Their willingness to discuss t… Read more

WITH TIME TO KILL (James Clayden, 1987)
With Time To Kill is a film of the street and the city, of two cops and their prey. Lt. Nick Yates and Sgt. Max Clements make a hit-list and set out to rid their town of the human garbage that has ac… Read more

Witness Butthole Surfers (Jem Cohen, 1987)
In which Cohen bears witness to the dark intensity of the American band Butthole Surfers filmed at a particularly exuberant show. Brooding and unsettling - an anti-music video??? ... Read more

ZIVELI: MEDICINE FOR THE HEART (Les Blank, 1987)
... ... Les Blank's long association with the Melbourne Film Festival ' continues with Ziveli, an anthropologtcal document on the culture and music of the Serbian-American communities of Chicago and … Read more

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