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Now That It's Morning (Neil Bartlett, 1991)
London, 1961. Closets were closed, so were minds. Forty-five-year old Gerard wants to cel­ebrate his birthday with his lover, fifteen-year-old Ian. A private party turns nasty as homophobia and p… Read more

OFF LIMITS (Isabelle Benkemoun, Francis Allegret, 1991)
... ... In the fight between the torturer and the tor­tured, the stake is never simple. It is not only that of revealing a secret, it is the loss of self-possession. Because torture aims to get h… Read more

ONE FULL MOON (Endaf Emlyn, 1991)
... ... This subtitled Welsh-language drama deals with a remembered childhood that is, if anything, more harrowing than those depicted by Bill Douglas or Terence Davies. The film is based on a tragic… Read more

One Man's Meat (Christine Parker, 1991)
He's late home — again. She's lonely; she's fed up; she's got ambitions. She gets help from some big stars — Dionne Warwick, The Virgin Mary, a Living Barbie Doll and a Dominatrix... But … Read more

Ordinary Flux (Richard Tuohy, 1991)
A subtle, restrained narrative with decidedly formal concerns. Set in a very unextraordinary environment, this film, rich with visual themes and motifs, examines personal feelings towards movement &m… Read more

Out of Place (Maeve Woods, 1991)
"Looking out of the window I began to notice strange things about the way in which plants moved. It seemed that there were patterns and discrete combinations of bobbing, swaying, rotating, fluttering… Read more

PARIS TROUT (Stephen Gyllenhaal, 1991)
... ... If Ann Turner's Celia gave the mistaken impression that it examined the effects of a 1957 rabbit plague on a suburban Melbourne family, you would be forgiven for assuming Paris Trout's openin… Read more

PARIS, ROMAN D'UNE VILLE (Stan Neumann, 1991)
At the time of the revolution, Paris was still Medieval. Centuries later it was a 'model city', the yardstick by which other European cities were judged. On the occasion of the death of Baron Haussma… Read more

Pegged In (Michael Eaglesome, 1991)
Have you ever wondered how that peg got into your Y-fronts? This light-hearted anima­tion explores the secret life of your washing basket, and the playful antics of some playful washing pegs. (SS) Read more

Pegged In (Michael Eaglesome, 1991)
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Philadelphia (Virginia Hillyard, 1991)
A journey, knowing little, but with high hopes, towards a city we must reach - Philadelphia. ... Read more

PICTURES FROM A REVOLUTION (Susan Meiselas, 1991)
Ten years after her book about the Sandinista revolution, Nicaragua (1981), Susan Meiselas returns to Nicaragua with filmmakers Richard P. Rogers and Alfred Guzzetti to find the people she photograph… Read more

Planet Under Pressure: Acid Assault (D. Chamberlain, V. Goetzelman, 1991)
In 1977 Canadian scientists decided to sacrifice one lake to study the effect of acid rain on the thousands of lakes spread across North America. Each year measured amounts of raw acid were dumped in… Read more

Plot (Michael Gitlin, 1991)
A group of strange, disquieting images and sounds turn about in a subtly varied cycle: clouds, a nut being cracked, an obscure geolog­ical landscape, particles of matter, a face disfig­ured i… Read more

Possession (Phil Mulloy, 1991)
Using the story of Little Red Riding Hood as a starting point, this unusual animation tran­scends into a dark and bleak anomaly, of chaos, destruction and paranoia. A disturbing indictment of the… Read more

Possession (Phil Mulloy, 1991)
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Projections (Krysztof Wodiczko, 1991)
Krysztof Wodiczko is an artist who does not dis­play his work in galleries but by using large for­mat slides to project his carefully constructed images on the facades of large public buildin… Read more

PROOF (Jocelyn Moorhouse, 1991)
Direct from its triumphant World Premiere in Cannes, where it was selected to open the Directors Fortnight and subsequently drew a rapturous standing ovation, Proof is a sensational debut for Melbour… Read more

Puamana (Les Blank, 1991)
Puaniana is a portrait of the elegant and vener­ated Irmgard Farden Aluli, one of Hawaii's best loved composers. The name Puamana is central to Inngard's life — it is the name of the family… Read more

Relax (Chris Newby, 1991)
The thoughts and feelings experienced while awaiting the results of an HIV test are vividly etched in this sharp, sensitive short. ... Read more

Release Me (Frances Lea, 1991)
Roy and Janet are young, in love and have Downes syndrome. Together they fight for their rights to freedom of choice and self expression. This remarkable film was made with the involvement of the 'Fr… Read more

Requiem (Mojgan Khadem, 1991)
The writing and rehearsal of a publicly commissioned requiem are interrupted by the arrival of a strange woman with an urgent private commission. An accomplished short film, reminiscent of the art ci… Read more

Resonance (Stephen Cummins, 1991)
A poetic examination of what "resonates" from a gay bashing, unravelling the social scriptions of power and meaning on the body, through close-ups of gestures, various forms of dance and interior mon… Read more

Revolver (Chester Dent, 1991)
In a lonely place, a man and woman meet, time and time again. Love...Mystery...Fate. Chester Dent's graduation work from the National Film School in London is hypnotic. Liam Nee­son stars in this… Read more

Rex The Runt (Richard Goleszowski, 1991)
Meet Rex, a potential kiddy TV hero (and a very naughty pup). ... Read more

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