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Films In 1991

Invisible City (Mark Jay, 1991)
Once upon a time there was a place in Europe where poets and hustlers, scholars and shlemiels lived side by side. Now, that place exists only in memory. It might be called the Invisible City because,… Read more

ISABELLE EBERHARDT (Ian Pringle, 1991)
We are pleased to present the World Premiere of Melbourne filmmaker Ian Pringle's long-awaited account of the celebrated turn-of-the-century European adventuress, writer and proto-feminist, Isabelle … Read more

Isais Kuruss (Janis Karklins, 1991)
75 years of Soviet history condensed into 3 minutes. As the system collapses, the leader's authority hangs on a thread. ... Read more

ISLAND OF LIES (Gillian Coote, 1991)
When Eliza Fraser was shipwrecked off the coast of Queensland in 1836, eventually landing on what was to become known as Fraser Island, there were up to 3000 Aboriginal people living there. By 1905 o… Read more

Italians at Home (Ettore Siracusa, 1991)
A project that begins with the intention of making a study of the domestic environments of Italians living in Australia. The parameters are broadened however, to accommodate wider issues, and in the … Read more

Japanese Cowboys (Stuart McDonald, 1991)
You couldn't be further from the open plains, but that hasn't dimmed the enthusiasm of the guitar plucking, country singing cowboys of Japan. ... Celebrating another example of the Japanese infatuati… Read more

Jazz In The Box (Liz Hughes, 1991)
A modern day nightmare. A pregnant woman is too busy to have her baby. A humorous observation of pregnancy. ... Read more

Jazz in the Box (Milan Grozdanic, 1991)
A cool, cool, cool, finger-snapping, bebopping, scat-singing stroll along a Black bar to the White boys blowing unbelievably hot in the corner. (RR) ... Read more

Julie: Old Time Tales of Blue Ridge (Les Blank, 1991)
The star of Julie is Julie Jarrell Lyons, who was born in 1903 in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. In telling the stories of her life, Julie evokes in an inimitable way a world gone by, th… Read more

Just Words (Louise Bourque, 1991)
Experimental-Student Inspired by Samuel Beckett's Not I, the film intercuts archival images with a giant mouth reading excerpts of the play. By means of the intimate portrait it offers, Just Words ad… Read more

K-Rad Man (Ian Haig, 1991)
A mad scientist, a techno-nerd and a deadly computer virus form an ultra vivid hyper-reali­ty in this computer generated comic strip. ... Read more

Kaddish (Serge Zetoun, 1991)
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L'Encadré (Manuel Gomez, 1991)
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LA BELLE NOISEUSE (Jacques Rivette, 1991)
... ... No description will ever do justice to this magnificent film, a masterpiece in any­one's terms, a work which could only be a piece of cinema and nothing else, and which is one of the most… Read more

La Lampe (Joëlle Bouvier, Régis Obadia, 1991)
"The light fixes her body, searches through her nakedness. In a second, an opening is made for her to slip into dreams..." Joelle Bouvier and Regis Obadia transform a grungy disused public space with… Read more

Lady Lazarus (Sandra Lahire, 1991)
Poetry, I feel, is a tyrannical discipline," we hear Sylvia Plath say it was not as tough on her, perhaps, as her own inner life Plath's readings of her most personal works, such as 'Daddy* and 'Lady… Read more

LEGENDS (Ilana Bar-Din, 1991)
Actors in the longrunning Las Vegas show "Legends in Concert" try, every night to packed houses, to bring Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe and Judy Garland back from the dead - and in so doing find thei… Read more

LI LIANYING - THE IMPERIAL EUNUCH (Tian Zhuangzhuang, 1991)
From Tian Zhuangzhuang, the director of Horse Thief, comes this unique re-telling of the long reign of Tz'u-hsi, the Empress Dowager of turn-of-the-century China, as seen through the memory of Li Lia… Read more

LIFE ON A STRING (Chen Kaige, 1991)
... ... Based on a short story by Shi Tiesheng, Chen Kaige's latest film is a fable that explores the chasm between faith and magic, authority and disobedience, sacrifice and con­summation. Far m… Read more

Life's A Gas (Philip Davis, 1991)
Danny and Donald have decided they don't care for the world and stay in their caravan They are happy to smoke, drink, eat junk-food, fart and philosophize. One day even the thought of the world outsi… Read more

LIGHT SLEEPER (Paul Schrader, 1991)
... ... Paul Schrader is arguably one of the most vital figures of contemporary American cinema. An auteur in the truest sense, his vast body of work as a scriptwriter, director and crit­ic is an… Read more

LITTLE RABBITS (Detlev Buck, 1991)
Detlev Buck is fast establishing himself as one of Germany's most fresh, prolific and successful contemporary directors. He has made three features since graduating from the Berlin Film and TV Academ… Read more

Long Shadows (Paul Winkler, 1991)
The red-washed openmg passage of Paul Win­kler's new him is mesmeric, it is almost numb­ing, the Long Shadows of its title could be those of a sunset, those at the last daylight of time They … Read more

Lost Cat (Chris Brown, 1991)
An off-beat, low-budget short that deals with the issues of racism, relationships and family pet problems — the biggest problem being that no one seems to notice the family pet is a six-foot, t… Read more

Love (Bill Mousoulis, 1991)
The light of love: a science fiction film set in Alphaville, 2015. Shot in Melbourne 1991. ... Read more

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