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Films In 2007

BOXING DAY (Kriv Stenders, 2007)
A father's struggle to reunite his family over a single afternoon, told in real-time and, effectively, shot in a single take. Living alone on home detention, Chris (Richard Green) is preparing Chris… Read more

BOY A (John Crowley, 2007)
"Jack learns life like a foreign language... [he] tick tocThe Gks between the boy he was and the man he is, and we wait for the hour to strike." - The Guardian ... After his released from jail into a… Read more

BRANDO (Mimi Freedman, 2007)
"I'm in the Marlon Brando business." - Marlon Brando ... This thorough retrospective proceeds chronologically through this great American performer's life - from his early obsession with his mother, … Read more

BREATH (Kim Ki-duk, 2007)
Echoing his earlier works Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring and 3-Iron, filmmaker Kim Ki-duk once again looks to the passing seasons and the liberating possibilities of a taboo relationship.… Read more

Brolga Song (Suren Purera, 2007)
Brolga Song is a Dhuwa story that is told in Rembarrnga language in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. A young boy, Gamarrang, spends his whole life searching for the spirits of his male an… Read more

Bronze Mirror, The (Susan Danta, 2007)
Villagers in ancient Korea stumble across a mirror, having never seen one before. Danta's adaptation of a Korean folk-tale looks with subtle humour at how easily we can pass judgement on strangers. I… Read more

BUDDHA COLLAPSED OUT OF SHAME (Hana Makhmalbaf, 2007)
"When they become adults how will these children, who mock the game of war in childhood, play with each other and with the future of humanity?" - filmmaker Hana Makhmalbaf ... In 2001 the Taliban des… Read more

BURNED HEARTS (Ahmed El Maanouni, 2007)
"Further proof of the richness and diversity of recent Moroccan cinema." - Variety ... Marking filmmaker Ahmed El Maanouni's return to fictional drama - his music doco Trances (1982) was restored and… Read more

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' (ENDLESS) (Cristian Nemescu, 2007)
"A complex dark comedy of near-Shakespearean proportions." - Variety ... During the Kosovo war, a train carrying radar equipment and a group of American soldiers gets stalled at a train station in a … Read more

CARAMEL (M) (Nadine Labaki, 2007)
"Caramel is the idea of sweet and salt, sugary and sour, of the delicious sugar that can burn or hurt you." - filmmaker Nadine Labaki ... Sugar, water and lemon juice - for the workers and friends wh… Read more

Careful with that Axe (Leo Woodhead, 2007)
A boy, bare feet and an axe. Australian premiere, Accelerator 08---D/P/S Jason Stutter WS New Zealand Film Commission TD 35mm/2007/2mins ... Read more

CARGO 200 (Aleksey Balabanov, 2007)
"In its lawlessness and chaos, the Russia of 1984 was every bit as grotesque as anything dreamed up in the realms of modernist fiction." - Screen Daily ... Set on the eve of Perestroika, Cargo 200 re… Read more

Chainsaw (Dennis Tupicoff, 2007)
Love is like a chainsaw, a very dangerous beast indeed. Screened at Annecy, awarded the Grand Jury Prize in Oberhaussen.---D/S Dennis Tuppicoff P Fiona Cochrane WS Jungle Pictures TD 35mm/2008/24mins ... Read more

Chainsaw Maid- DRAW ME A STORY (Takena Nagao , 2007)
All the claymation zombie gore you could wish for, as the ever-faithful sexy maid swaps her broom for a chainsaw. ... --- D/P/S Takena Nagao WS Image Forum L Japanese, English TD HDCAM/2007 ... Read more

CHRISTOPHER COLOMBUS - THE ENIGMA (Manoel de Oliveira, 2007)
Life is the journey, life is the enigma. ... At 99 years old, veteran filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira (Belle Toujours, MIFF 07) returns to MIFF with Christopher Columbus - The Enigma, a romanticised ble… Read more

City of Cranes (Eva Weber, 2007)
A poetic ballet of cranes gives us a bird's eye view of London's ever-changing skyline. --- D Eva Weber P Samantha Zarzosa WS Odd Girl Out Productions TD DigiBeta/2007/14mins ... Read more

CLEOPATRA (Júlio Bressane, 2007)
"The legend of Cleopatra unfolds through the nuances of Portuguese literature, music and culture." - The Hollywood Reporter ... Audacious Brazilian filmmaker Júlio Bressane brings us his visio… Read more

Come Together (Christina Michelle Tester, 2007)
Rough charcoal lines snake across a paper background in synchronization with oscillating, pitch-shifting human voices in this piece of contemporary visual music. --- D/P Christina Michelle Tester TD… Read more

COMPLETE HISTORY OF MY SEXUAL FAILURES, A (Chris Waitt, 2007)
"I'm lazy, I turn up late... personal hygiene was another issue that's come up." - filmmaker Chris Waitt ... When unemployed man-child Chris Waitt is dumped by Alice - the most recent in a long list … Read more

CONTROL (Anton Corbijn, 2007)
“…a riveting, visually arresting portrait of a soul in torment.” - Variety Anton Corbjin's biopic about the late Ian Curtis, frontman of Joy Division, is a fitting eulogy for one of post-… Read more

CONVERSATIONS WITH MY GARDENER (Jean Becker, 2007)
“A well-tended half-acre of entertainment… A sort of al fresco My Dinner with Andre with Daniel Auteuil and Jean-Pierre Darroussin playing an artist and his gardener.” - Variety Veteran fi… Read more

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT (Zhao Liang, 2007)
See the world of a small Chinese town through the eyes of the People's Armed Police, a paramilitary group charged with maintaining order in a nation of 1.3 billion people. ... Zhao Liang's sharp eye … Read more

CSNY DÉjÀ VU (M) (Bernard Shakey, 2007)
"No one song can change the world. But that doesn't mean its time to stop singing." - Neil Young ... There's a sense of déjà vu for Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young as they reunite to once again take… Read more

Custard (Michelle Blanchard, 2007)
In her search for answers; a grandaughte rís questions lead to the discovery of self and a chance to embrace the complexities of family ... --- ... D/S Michelle Blanchard P Kath Shelper TD video/col… Read more

Cyanosis (Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, 2007)
A vivid portrait, animating the passionate work of Tehran street artist Jamshid Aminfar. --- D/P Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami L Farsi w/English subtitles TD vid/col/2007/35min ... Read more

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