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DARWIN'S NIGHTMARE (Hubert Sauper, 2004)
With virtuoso skill and devastating insight, [Darwin's Nightmare] accumulates the myriad human aspects of a compelling story to create a comprehensive, harrowing look at the human costs of the exploi… Read more

David Lancaster (feature, 2004)
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days and hours (Pjer Zalica, 2004)
Significantly more upbeat than most contemporary cinema from this troubled region, [Days and Hours] revolves around good-hearted bachelor Fuke, who crosses the city in his beat-up car to fix his elde… Read more

DÍAS DE SANTIAGO (Josué Méndez, 2004)
Días de Santiago Peru Santiago, an intense 23-year-old soldier, has returned to Lima after years of fighting the scourge of drug-traffickers and terrorist organisations. He is a member of a lost gen… Read more

DEAD CREATURES (Andrew Parkinson, 2004)
Dead Creatures UK,/i>Imagine what Ken Loach would do with a zombie film and you have the flesh-munching treat that is Dead Creatures. This original entry into the grand tradition of films about the w… Read more

DEAD END RUN (Ishii Sogo, 2004)
Dead End RunJapanAfter a blistering retrospective in 2001, Japanese iconoclast Ishii Sogo is back on the big screen delivering another hyperkinetic blast of sonic intensity and visual dynamism. For t… Read more

dead man's shoes (Shane Meadows, 2004)
Shane Meadows has fashioned a chilling picture of vengeance in his brilliant and unforgiving [Dead Man's Shoes], a radical shift in tone from his [Once Upon a Time in the Midlands] (MIFF 03) and [A R… Read more

Dead Meat (Connor McMahon, 2004)
Any truly international film festival would welcome the inclusion of an Irish zombie movie, and MIFF has. [Dead Meat] represents yet another accomplished entry in the list of films such as [28 Days L… Read more

DEATH IN GAZA (James Miller, 2004)
Death in Gaza USA/UK'Death In Gaza is a perceptive and compassionate piece of reportage' It doesn't seek to editorialise or take a broader view of history but works primarily on a human interest leve… Read more

delamu (Tian Zhuangzhuang, 2004)
"The 'Tea Horse Route' is the highest and most perilous of China's ancient trading routes, originating in western Yunnan, ascending the Tibetan plateau, winding through the Himalayas into Nepal, Bhut… Read more

Deluge (Flordeliz Bonifacio, 2004)
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Dervishes of Kurdistan (Abbas Tahvildar, 2004)
.Dervishes of Kurdistan (Kasnazan)In Kurdistan, the Qaderi dervishes are very active in all aspects of people's lives, extolling the virtues of love, compassion, sympathy, abstinence, and encouraging… Read more

DESERT FLOWER (Sherry Hormann, 2004)
The remarkable story of a Cinderella-like transformation from rags to riches - and it's all true. ... Based on the best-selling autobiography of Waris Dirie, Desert Flower is the inspirational true-s… Read more

devil's miner, THE (Richard Ladkani and Kief Davidson, 2004)
It's believed that eight million workers have perished in the mines of Cerro Rico, Bolivia, since it opened in the 16th century. Each day the miners sever their ties with God upon entering the mounta… Read more

Diary of st petersburg - mozart.requiem (Alexander Sokurov, 2004)
Filmed in a single take, Alexander Sokurov's remarkable [Russian Ark] captured the imaginations of film-goers everywhere. This narrator of Russian culture and spirit takes us back to St Petersburg in… Read more

dias de campo (Raul Ruiz, 2004)
Following more than three decades in exile, acclaimed Chilean auteur Raul Ruiz returns to his homeland to bring cinema audiences [Dias de Campo]. This film was inspired by two stories from Chilean no… Read more

Different War, (Nadav Gal, 2004)
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Disposable (Daniel Garcia-Pablos, 2004)
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district, the (Aron Gauder, 2004)
It's crass, edgy and often tasteless. It's [The District!] An hilariously incorrect updating of the story of Romeo and Juliet, [The District!] is set in the notoriously rough Budapest ghetto District… Read more

DIVINE INTERVENTION (Elia Suleiman, 2004)
Divine Intervention (Yadon Ilaheyya) Palestine/France'always imaginative, often arresting' Divine Intervention is a movie of memorable moments.' -VarietyCollecting both the Jury Prize and FIPRESCI aw… Read more

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS PROGRAMME (, 2004)
Documentary ShortsProgrammeNewspapers Only(1mins)A Short Journey(5 mins)Oil(6 mins)Suckerfish(8 mins)The Tank Man(17 mins)The Zone(10 mins)The Russell Tribunal(10mins)Cowboys in Kosovo(24 mins)A Litt… Read more

DOPPELGANGER (Kurosawa Kiyoshi, 2004)
Doppelganger (Dopperugenga) JapanDescribed by Screen International as 'Japan's cult master of bizarre mystery', Kurosawa Kiyoshi unleashes Doppelganger, an intense fusion of macabre horror, dread and… Read more

DRAGON HEAD (Joji ""George"" Iida, 2004)
D Joji 'George' Iida P Takashi Hirano S Masaru Nakamura, Hiroshi Saito, Joji 'George' Iida WS Pony Canyon Inc. L Japanese w/English subtitles TD 35mm/Col/2003/122minsJoji 'George' Iida was born in Su… Read more

Driving Alone (Rosangela de Araujo, 2004)
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dumplings (Fruit Chan, 2004)
Mrs Lee is not coping well with ageing. Her vanity leads her to seek potions and powders to keep the wrinkles at bay, until desperation leads her to Mei and her rejuvenation dumplings. But when you m… Read more

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