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Black Dogs (Andrew Sully, 1992)
Cassie and Damon move next door to Debbie and Hung in the flat plains of Melbourne's outer Western Suburbs. A film about Viet­namese food, cuckoo clocks and bulldogs. ... Read more

BLACK HARVEST (Robin Anderson, Bob Connolly, 1992)
... ... Robin Anderson and Bob Connolly's earlier films First Contact and Joe Leahy's Neigh­bours brought the world the first concerted post-colonial analysis of Australia's dismal record in the … Read more

BLACK MAN'S HOUSES (Steve Thomas, 1992)
... ... Avoiding didacticism, this film raises some f of the most current concerns facing the i resurgence of Aboriginal culture in Australia today. Underpinning the film, which has its world premier… Read more

Black Rider (Pepe Danquart, 1992)
Berlin today; a cross-section of the community. A train carriage. In a series of beautifully observed scenes Danquart sets you up for a comedy, then delivers a double-whammy drama about racism and Ge… Read more

Black Sun (Johannes Hammel, 1992)
Persistently black & white, and in negative for ever. This caressing film transcends. (Based on a sci-fi story by Samuel R. Delany which tells the story between a 'spacer' and a 'frelk'...in a future… Read more

BLAST ‘EM (Joseph Blasioli, Egidiio Coccimiglio, 1992)
... ... Paparazzo-photographer Victor Malafronte's philosophy is simple: "I don't have any sympathy for a guy who's making $20-30 mil­lion a year." Chasing Madonna, ambushing Michael J. Fox, scre… Read more

Blicklust (Dietmar Brehm, 1992)
The second instalment of a 6 part series on vio­lence and sexuality — Blicklust juxtaposes 50's S&M, a surgical operation and found footage. ... Voyeurism reigns in this display of subtle v… Read more

Blue (Don McKellar, 1992)
Don McKellar (writer of Roadkill and Highway 61, in which he also appears) turns director, with astounding success (see also Bloody Nose) and stellar casting. David Cronenberg stars as Tom Cramer, a … Read more

Blue (Salome Breziner, 1992)
Blue and her grandfather have a close relation­ship. When he dies, Blue remembers that he's asked to be buried with certain items that rep­resent the life his wife, Blue's grandmother, wishes… Read more

Body Image (Jaie Laplante, Sharon Mandelbaum, 1992)
A short, 'intimate' documentary that attempts to investigate the inner sensualities that make all our bodies beautiful. It investigates our physicality as human beings, how we use our bodies and how … Read more

Boonthing (Hamer Salwala, Saipin Kulkanokwan, Orawan Ovathasarn, 1992)
A story of a man who wishes to see through and visualise people's thoughts and feelings... Boonthing is a young salesman caught between conflicting desires and expectations, in a lonely city full of … Read more

Bread (Nicolina Caia, 1992)
An Italian-Australian family wants to assimi­late into the local culture. But grandmother is not of a like mind and continues to try and pre­serve her cultural heritage in a suburban back­… Read more

Breath of Life (Navin Thapar, 1992)
Against the continuing backdrop of imprison-nent and ill-treatment of political prisoners hroughout the Middle East, Breath of Life iepicts the emotional bond forged between six prisoners of conscien… Read more

Breathing (Stephen Brown, 1992)
A Gothic drama where Mother and Daughter live in symbiotic dependency in a run down house. Their relationship is tense and claustro­phobic. The atmosphere of repressed anger leads to violence and… Read more

British Graffiti (Valerie Vaughn, 1992)
Glimpses of Britain's thriving 50s rock and roll scene, centred on a young couple's passion for the U.S. music, dancing, clothes and style of the period. "I couldn't be a 90s working woman — I'… Read more

Business With Friends (Uwe Janson, 1992)
Angel and Coral are in Germany to attend a neo-Nazi rally but Angel has a secret mission — to collect arms for the British National Party from the New German Right. Secrets about his family ori… Read more

Calcium and Life (Meng Chuanhui, 1992)
The silvery-white metal calcium plays an important part in human health. It provides the structural material for teeth and the 206 bones in our bodies and also regulates many physiological and neurol… Read more

CAN SCIENCE BUILD A CHAMPION? (Mike Slee, 1992)
Athletes are training smarter, running faster, jumping higher and outperforming past champions - thanks to sports science. With every possible way of improving performance now being pursued, records … Read more

Carwash Love (Anna Negri, 1992)
Magda is married to a particularly dull man and she is unfortunate enough to have an equally dull son. ... Frank runs the local car wash and offers Magda bright, sparkling new love. Unable to live wi… Read more

Chuck (Bruce Currie, 1992)
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City Dog (Koson Trongtosak, Sathien Preedasa, Chavalit Pothisri, Amnuay Mungmessri, 1992)
A man has to put up with his environment. He has to stand it. His life is no different from a dog's. ... The film aims to present the man's mental confusion by means of fast-moving, rotating images. … Read more

Clive Barker: The Art of Horror (Chris Holland, 1992)
Are fantasy writers seriously weird people? Clive Barker, the English writer, illustrator and filmmaker is, and if you are not an avid fan of Barker's miscreations, you will still find him seriously … Read more

COME BY CHANCE (Lara Dunston, 1992)
Come By Chance is a rarity, especially in Australian film production, a first feature self-funded for around $12,000. As director Lara Dunstan has said, "as a student with only a few short films and … Read more

CONFESSIONS OF A SUBURBAN GIRL (Susan Seidelman, 1992)
The suburb was Huntingdon Valley, Philadelphia; the confessions are those of Susan Seidelman, director of Smithereens, Cookie, Desperately Seeking Susan and She Devil; and the subject is teenage remi… Read more

Cottonballs (Adva Magal, 1992)
Daughter of a prostitute demonstrates strate­gies for reducing the irritations and pleasures of her domestic routine. In a welcome twist on conventional morality, this little student film represe… Read more

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