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Films In 1995

Trance Mosaic (Nick Ostrovskis, 1995)
One of the durably creative figures on Melbourne's experimental film scene. Nick Ostrovskis continues his Zooming Cinema of memory and city. Ostrovskis experiments with what has always been fundament… Read more

Two Minus One (Jonathan Richardson, 1995)
Michael is a young Polish boy who escapes from his unhappy family life and his insensitive father into his own world of dreams. One night as he searches for his pet mouse while his parents are asleep… Read more

TYPICALLY BRITISH (Stephen Frears, Mike Dibb, 1995)
Francois Truffaut, Stephen Frears reminds us, once observed that the words 'British' and cinema' seemed incompatible. Frears' celebra­tion of one hundred years of British Cinema is an elegant and… Read more

ULYSSES' GAZE (Theo Angelopoulos, 1995)
A response, both to the 1995 centenary of cin­ema, and to the conflict in the former Yugoslavia, Angelopoulos' most recent film (which earned him the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes) describes the jou… Read more

Umbo and Samuel (Olivier Sillig, 1995)
Set in Senegal, Umbo and Samuel is a modern fable about a small white African boy who has been taken hostage and finds himself in a cell with Umbo, a Wolof tribesman. To escape they must first commun… Read more

VACANT POSSESSION (Margot Nash, 1995)
Following the death of her mother, Tessa travels home to Australia to deal with the estate and a reunion with her older sister. Returning to her family home, a tired, sun bleached weatherboard house … Read more

VIDEO FOOL FOR LOVE (Robert Gibson, 1995)
A man, a video camera, a life! Robert Gib­son's home movies are verite at its most voyeuristic and vertiginous. Since 1983 Gibson has carried a camcorder with him at all times. Repeat-at all time… Read more

Vitamin Tango (Robinson Savary, 1995)
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Waiting (Liz Crosby, 1995)
A watched relationship never boils! A simple film that shows the offer of something hot is not verybody's cup of tea. ... Read more

WAR STORIES (Gaylene Preston, 1995)
"You must remember this, a kiss is just a kiss, a sigh is just a sigh. The fundamental things apply..." ... If there is one thing that Gaylene Preston's new film tells us about the experiences of wom… Read more

WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE (Todd Solondz, 1995)
... ... They don't come any blacker, meaner or more deadpan than Todd Solondz' pitch-perfect sophomore feature. Welcome to the Dollhouse. It depicts the physical and psychic humiliations suffered by … Read more

WHITE BALLOON, THE (Jafar Panahi, 1995)
Winner of the Camera D'or at the Cannes Film Festival, Jafar Panahi's The White Balloon is the story of a young Iranian girl's trip to the market - a simple undertaking that becomes unexpectedly wayl… Read more

Writer's Block (Leon Cmielewski, 1995)
... ... A writer, confronted by the perplexities of the blank page, is murdered by his typewriter Cmielewski's humorous allegory of creative constipation relieved by the death of the author is a witt… Read more

Your Name in Cellulite (Gail Noonan, 1995)
Amid the current trend towards eliminating all bodily imperfections the original female body gets its own back A witty and visually bold step in the right direction. (AS) ... Read more

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