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Films In 2003

The House of Names (Charlotte George, 2003)
John Smith is obsessed by names. Bold names. Old names. Names with flourish. Anything to change his boring life. His journey takes him to the heart of bureaucracy, and what he finds is not only a new… Read more

THE HOWLIN' WOLF (Don McGlynn, 2003)
A 1965 installment of TV pop show Shindig: Rolling Stones Brian Jones and Mick Jagger gush about their inspirational first listen to Little Red Rooster. When it looks like the show's presenter is goi… Read more

The Take (Avi Lewis, Naomi Klein, 2003)
"Occupy. Resist. Produce." The catchcry of Movement of Recovered Companies fuels Argentina's out-of-work employees in their efforts to re-start the factories following the country's spectacular econo… Read more

THE WEATHER UNDERGROUND (Sam Green, Bill Siegel, 2003)
Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, The Weather Underground is a complete and unflinching history of the extreme militant group that caused one of the biggest manhunts i… Read more

TIME OF THE WOLF (Michael Haneke, 2003)
This searing new film from Michael Haneke (The Piano Teacher, MIFF 2001, Funny Games, MIFF 1998), starring Isabelle Huppert (The Piano Teacher), arrives straight from Official Selection at Cannes thi… Read more

TOKYO EXPRESS 03 (package) (, 2003)
Following the success of Tokyo Express 02, Madman Entertainment, Australia's leading distributor of quality anime features and series, have compiled an exclusive programme previewing four pilot episo… Read more

TRAVELLING LIGHT (Kathryn Millard, 2003)
Adelaide, 1971. Leanne (Pia Miranda), 21, has left adolescence behind and is teetering on the edge of adulthood, yet yearns for a life that she can only see through the lens of her camera. Her sister… Read more

TWO DAYS (Sean McGinly, 2003)
This mockumentary with a death-wish was a sell-out at Rotterdam Film Festival where it delighted audiences with its combination of macabre black humour and, well, more macabre black humour! Paul Mill… Read more

UZAK (Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2003)
Acknowledged as the revelation of the Official Competition at Cannes this year, and the recipient of the Grand Jury Prize and the Best Actor award—shared between the two leads—Uzak is a h… Read more

Violet Lives Upstairs (Ben Hackworth, 2003)
At night, Violet (Rebecca Frith) listens to the words of romance. In the day, she witnesses the love of a father and son. From a gesture of innocent intention, she becomes the centre of their hidden … Read more

What Alice Found (A. Dean Bell, 2003)
Eighteen-year-old Alice has finished summer vacation and all her friends have gone to college. Out of boredom - and the looming prospect of a dead-end job in a New England backwater - she steals mone… Read more

WILDNESS (Scott Millwood, 2003)
Olegas Truchanas and Peter Dombrovskis were two of Australia's greatest wilderness photographers. Their work became synonymous with campaigns to protect Tasmania's natural heritage, campaigns that ch… Read more

WOODENHEAD (Florian Habicht, 2003)
A truly unsettling, visually inventive, stylistically thrilling and quite marvellous diamond in the rough. Woodenhead takes the traditional fairy tale and re-processes it through the minds of filmmak… Read more

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