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Films In 2006

WAY I SPENT THE END OF THE WORLD, THE (Catalin Mitulescu, 2006)
he Way I Spent the End of the World won the Prix d'Interpretation (acting award) in Un Certain Regard (Dorotheea Petre). Bucharest 1989; the last year of Stalinist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu's reign … Read more

WE ARE TOGETHER (Paul Taylor, 2006)
Filmed over three years, this remarkable story sees a group of children use soaring music to overcome hardship and loss. Life has not been easy for 12 year-old Slindile and her friends at the Agape… Read more

When Your Feet Don't Touch The Ground (Ross J Coulter, 2006)
Marco...Polo......Bangers...mash......Strawberries...cream......' Memories of childhood exploits confront quotidian terrors. ... ---D/P Ross J Coulter TD video/col/2006/2mins ... Read more

William (Eron Sheean, 2006)
From best MIFF shorts award winning director Eron Sheean (Fish MIFF 05), William tells the story of an indigenous sideshow magician, whom on his taxi ride home, encounters an unwelcome passenger, for… Read more

WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY, THE (Ken Loach, 2006)
FRIDAY 11 AUGUST, 9PM - SOLD OUT ... The Wind that Shakes the Barley was winner of the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Both an ardent observer of reality and a deeply committed politi… Read more

WOLFSBERGEN (Nanouk Leopold, 2006)
“Konraad writes a letter. This is where the film begins. Eventually he will die. This is where the film ends.” - filmmaker Nanouk Leopold After the death of his wife, Konraad decides he wants to… Read more

WOMAN ON THE BEACH (Hong Sang-soo, 2006)
A one-night stand between lovers… What's to come of this fleeting romance? From filmmaker Hong Sangsoo (Woman is the Future of Man, Turning Gate, Tale of Cinema), his most accessible film see… Read more

WOMEN OF THE SUN - 25 YEARS LATER (Bob Weis, 2006)
A remarkable and eye-opening series screened on Australian television in 1981. It was called Women of the Sun and it charted new ground by bringing the Aboriginal story through the eyes of Aboriginal… Read more

Wraith of Cobble Hill, The (Adam Parish King, 2006)
Brooklyn teenager Feliix is asked to look after kindly store owner's dog. Will he perpetuate the neglect he himself is used to. This subtle reflection upon choices won a Jury Prize for short filmmaki… Read more

WRESTLING WITH ANGELS - PLAYWRIGHT TONY KUSHNER (Freida Mock, 2006)
If nothing else, this is an essay in charisma.” - Hollywood Reporter Tony Kushner is a Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning playwright. Wrestling With Angels tells of his relentlessly creative spirit a… Read more

Yallourn Story (Dave Jones, 2006)
In Yallourn Story the memories of some of the towns old residents are brought to life with the illustrations of the primary school students. Directed by Dave Jones, winner of Best Animated Short at M… Read more

YEAR OF THE DOG (Mike White, 2006)
This touching, well-rounded comedy centres on the lonely, single Peggy, an office assistant who's obsessively attached to her beagle, Pencil. When Pencil meets an untimely end, the guilt-wracked Pe… Read more

YOKOHAMA MARY (Takayuki Nakamura, 2006)
The search for Yokohama Mary, an infamous former prostitute who went missing over a decade ago, becomes a journey through Japan's post-war past. Yokohama Mary was a prostitute in the Japanese port-c… Read more

YOUR MOMMY KILLS ANIMALS (Curt Johnson, 2006)
“This film is an easy Oscar contender.” - Stan Lee In 2005, the FBI determined that the number one domestic terrorist threat to the USA were animal rights activists. This surprising statement mo… Read more

ZOO (Robinson Devor, 2006)
In 2005, a 45 year-old executive was anonymously delivered to hospital with a perforated colon. Following his subsequent death, videotapes found at his home showed him having sex with an Arabian stal… Read more

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