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Films In 2001

CHANDNI BAR (Madhur Bhandarkar, 2001)
Chandni Bar launches scathing attacks on an outmoded caste system, police corruption, vice and the appalling conditions endured by the marginalized in one of the world's most populated but poor citie… Read more

COOL AND CRAZY (Knut Erik Jensen, 2001)
Facing the ferocious Barent Sea—with a practically uninterrupted view of the North Pole—lies the small fishing village of Berlevag, made famous by the Oscar-winning film Babette's Feast (… Read more

Copy Shop (Virgil Widrich, 2001)
A man wakes up. goes to work in a photocopy shop, and copies a series of pictures- of a man who wakes up and goes to work at a photocopy shop. Compositing 18000 photo­copied digital frames Copy S… Read more

DARK WATER (Hideo Nakata, 2001)
"From the director of the superb Ring and Ring 2. A young mother is plagued by visions of the ghostly presence of a drowned girl which seem to strip away the reassuring surfaces of modern-day Japan t… Read more

DEAD OR ALIVE 2: BIRDS (Miike Takashi, 2001)
Dead or Alive 2: Birds, is far from a traditional sequel. Mizuki, a crack hitman fond of painfully loud shirts, is hired by an enigmatic magician played by Shinya Tsukamoto, director of the Tetsuo fi… Read more

DEATHROW (Joel Lamangan, 2001)
Sonny Corpus, 16, orphaned and loose on the streets of Manila, makes a near fatal mistake when he offers to be a lookout for a group of pals planning a home invasion. An elderly woman is killed and a… Read more

DELBARAN (Abolfazl Jalili, 2001)
Opening this year's Rotterdam International Film Festival, acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Abolfazl Jalili's latest film (supported through the Hubert Bals Fund for innovative talent in developing countr… Read more

DIRT (Michael Covert, Trace Fraim, 2001)
Distraught West Texan dimwits Junior and Scooter have just buried their dead mother, wrapped in a sleeping bag. Grown men who make Forrest Gump look like Einstein, the boys hatch an idiotic plan to f… Read more

Disappeared (Cathy Johnstone, 2001)
A short, experimental documentary belaying the disappear­ance of frogs in the nverways, and the death of a young father. Using strong images, this film explores the sadness of unexplained loss of… Read more

Do Armed Robbers Have Love Affairs? (Brian Kirk, 2001)
Two armed robbers sit waiting in a car opposite the bank for dawn to approach. Lost in snatches of fond memory and chilling moments of recollection, each one is instinctively aware of what is to come… Read more

DOG DAYS (Ulrich Seidl, 2001)
On a sweltering hot summer day, the 'dog days' settle on an affluent Vienna suburb. Behind the sterile exteriors, outer garments and inhibitions are cast off as six characters lose their cool. Former… Read more

Dog Door (The Brothers Quay, 2001)
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (Frederick Wiseman, 2001)
"The world of reality television wouldn't exist without Frederick Wiseman's lingering examinations of fragments of society. And those who've grown up watching such programs should look at this film t… Read more

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE (Frederick Wiseman, 2001)
"The world of reality television wouldn't exist without Frederick Wiseman's lingering examinations of fragments of society. And those who've grown up watching such programs should look at this film t… Read more

Donkey Town (Sam Morrison, 2001)
A wry tale of adolescent angst in provincial Britain. Thirteen-year-old Tom's preference for spending time in his bedroom prompts his parents to guide him through the pitfalls of teenage life whilst … Read more

DONNIE DARKO (Richard Kelly, 2001)
"Part comic book, part case study, this is certainly the most original and venturesome American independent of the past year." - Village Voice ... Donnie Darko takes its vernacular from 80s pop cultu… Read more

Down to the Bone (Rene Castillo, 2001)
This twisted, superbly animated tale takes us on a journey to a very unconventional afterlife, populated by unruly skeletons with a penchant for boozing and big number stage shows. ... Read more

DRAGONFLIES (Marius Holst, 2001)
Eddie and Maria have met at a time in their lives when they're both keen to start life afresh, eager to leave their respective pasts behind. But the past has a way of emerging unexpectedly. One day E… Read more

Dream Work (Peter Tscherkassky, 2001)
Taking its structure from the time it takes to undergo the deepest sleep, Dream Work pays tribute to both the X-ray experiments of Man Ray and the deeper insights of Freudian psychology with a compel… Read more

Dream Work (Peter Tscherkassky, 2001)
The final film in the magnificent CinemaScope trilogy, made "in appreciation of the cinematic art of Man Ray", is derived from the same source material as Outer Space but transports us to a multiface… Read more

Eve of Adha (Leonard Yip, 2001)
Wahid's life in Australia is formed by the rhythm and ritual of his faith. By chance he makes a connection to Eve, a young woman enmeshed in a violent relationship. The brutal reality of the outside … Read more

EVERY DAY GOD KISSES US ON THE MOUTH (Sinisa Dragin, 2001)
"Every bit as odd and intriguing as its title, Every Day God Kisses Us on the Mouth is a dark parable about a butcher driven by conflicting urges to love and kill, who in his blackest hour is unexpec… Read more

Everyday Something (Carol Morley, 2001)
A woman who can't stop jogging, a man obsessed with Claudia Schiffer and a washing machine repairman taken hostage - welcome to some strange glimpses into everyday life. ... Read more

Exposed (Siegfried A Fruhauf, 2001)
Found peeping torn footage, projected through a moving sieve of film edge perforations is used here not as subject matter but as a way of suggestively inflecting the resulting layered light patterns … Read more

Fallen Together (Chi Yen Ooi, 2001)
Lust, love, trust, doubt and the passage of time...These are the vast themes explored in the carefully constructed Fallen Together Remarkably, it's all done in a single take and less than two minutes. Read more

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