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Cowboys (Phil Mulloy, 1992)
Utilizing the cowboy-western genre as a theme from which to draw his disturbing images, Phil Mulloy has created a highly entertaining collection of rough and gritty animation shorts, painterly and ex… Read more

Cowboys (Phil Mulloy, 1992)
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Cradles (Louise-Marie Beauchamp, 1992)
Louise-Marie Beauchamp uses evocative images and haunting music to create a visual and aural poem. In six minutes, and without words, she tells the story of the formation and destruction of a relatio… Read more

Creatures of Instinct (Amy Seplin, 1992)
From the peaks of the Andes, to the basement of the local mall, the mysteries of the human heart are difficult to understand. Three friends working at the Puppy Love pet store find that the onset of … Read more

Damsel Jam (Sarah Miles, 1992)
Damsel Jam is a fast paced interplay of memory and fantasy where a modern adult woman meets her 12 year old self. The main character is an Alice In Wonderland lookalike, and one of her many discoveri… Read more

David Blows Up (Edwin James Lynch, 1992)
A cleaner blows up her dead prick-of-a-husband ... Read more

Deadly Deposits (Jay Falconer, 1992)
A pathological detective story where the culprit is either the victim's vindictive wife, environmental pollution or...? ... Read more

Death of Stalinism in Bohemia (Jan Svankmajer, 1992)
A condensed imaginative survey of Czechoslova­kia's 42 years under communist rule-as seen through the eyes and mind of surrealist Jan Svankmajer. ... Read more

Denko (Mohomad Camara, 1992)
Marianna and her blind son Bilaly are impov­erished outcasts of a small African village. Marianna will sacrifice anything to get her son free from his prison of darkness. This beautiful looking f… Read more

DRAGON INN (Raymond Lee, 1992)
"The early 1990s wuxia wave hit its apex with this Tsui Hark-produced remake of King Hu's Dragon Gate Inn. Maggie Cheung sasses up the screen as an innkeeper with a thrifty way of both dealing with u… Read more

Dream-Makers (Robert Sarkies, 1992)
A lunatic nightmare, from the fertile imagina­tion of a 25-year-old Dunedin filmmaker exposed to a media-mix diet of toilet cleaner, advertisements and horror movies. ... Read more

Drive (Catherine Birmingham, 1992)
Nick finally did it He got mad and shot his father Now Nick and Angela must run, trying to escape their destmy and their demons On their journey they meet Ralph, who pushes it to the limit. Good and … Read more

DUKE ELLINGTON: REMINISCING IN TEMPO (Robert S. Levi, 1992)
Duke Ellington: Reminiscing in Tempo is a portrait of a man who, for over fifty years, led a dance band around the world and created a lasting body of music. A chronicle of social change, the film ex… Read more

EIGHT BALL (Ray Argall, 1992)
... ... Ray Argall's debut feature Return Home (1990 MFF) touched a nerve with its insightful depiction of working class survivors in an ail-too-believable contemporary Australia. Argall's new Film t… Read more

EL MARIACHI (Robert Rodriguez, 1992)
Wildly energetic and resourceful, this action-adventure/romantic-comedy hybrid must be, at $7,000, the cheapest feature ever picked up for release by a major Hollywood studio (Columbia Pictures also … Read more

El Otro Lado (Alex Webb, 1992)
In places almost like a surveillance film, Alex Webb's El Otro Lado (The Other Side) follows the desperate flight of Mexicans trying to cross illegally into the USA. ... Check out the Talking Picture… Read more

Eli's Lesson (Peter D Marshall, 1992)
Eli lives in a small Hatariat farming community and wants to be a pilot. His guardian uncle, a chicken farmer, has other plans. When his own and his uncle's dreams for his future collide, Eli runs aw… Read more

Endiang (Steve Cosens, 1992)
Endiang explores the gulf, a tragic landscape between Grandfather and Grandson, between a man who has lost his memory and the grand­son who returns to Endiang, Alberta, in an attempt to connect w… Read more

Ends Meat (Stuart McKenzie, 1992)
Another instance of the grisly Gothic, a forte of the fertile Kiwi (short) film culture. This Oedipal melodrama transposes an actual case reported in 1923 in a French newspaper to con­temporary W… Read more

Epilogue (Tom Tykwer, 1992)
The end of an affair A whodunnit about a man, a room and a loaded gun. ... Read more

EQUINOX (Alan Rudolph, 1992)
Idiosyncratic American filmmaker Alan Rudolph (Trouble In Mind, Choose Me, Mortal Thoughts) has concocted his darkest fairy tale yet in Equinox. He has always been a director of subtle pleasures. His… Read more

Evolution of Man (Stephen Katz, 1992)
In a world gone mad, nobody seems to know who they are anymore. Have we evolved too far? ... Read more

Ex Memoriam (Beriou, 1992)
Wonderfully eclectic and witty, Ex Memoriam is a computer meta/morph/osis that reimages the site of history and the body. Dealing in the politics of polaroids; the contradictions of logic; and the vi… Read more

FAMILY PORTRAIT (Li Shaohong, 1992)
Family Portrait, the latest film from Li Shaohong (whose previous film, Bloody Morning, was suppressed for three years), is a fascinating look at life in post-Tiananmen Beijing. ... The plot seems qu… Read more

Film Therapy (Somchat Bangjang, Soontorn Meesri, Pracha Suveeranont, Nimit Pipitkul, 1992)
The man is alienated from society. He is searching for something to fulfil his desires... ... "When four people make a film together, the task becomes difficult although we don't always think the sam… Read more

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