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Films In 2007

DaiNipponjin (Hitoshi Matsumoto, 2007)
"Dainipponjin has to be, hands down, the strangest picture in Cannes this year... [It is] tears-down-the-face funny and a genuine jaw-dropping oddity." - Variety ... Stand-up comedian and actor Hitos… Read more

DEBT, THE (Assaf Bernstein, 2007)
Thirty-three years of lies and deception threaten to unravel as three ex-Mossad agents find themselves unwittingly recalled to duty. ... In 1964 three Mossad agents led by Rachel (powerhouse Israeli … Read more

Dennis (Mads Matthiesen, 2007)
Dennis's mother is hurt when he invites a local girl out on a date. Despite pressure to cancel, Dennis ventures into a night that he will never forget. Screened at Sundance 08 --- D/S Mads Matthiese… Read more

Dennis (Mads Matthiesen, 2007)
When Dennis invites a local girl out on a date, he ventures into a night that he will never forget. ... Not in competition ... --- D/S Mads Matthiesen P Jonas Bagger S Martin Zandvliet TD 35mm/2007 ... Read more

DESERT DREAM (Zhang Lu, 2007)
The steppes of Outer Mongolia form a striking backdrop to this contemplative story of unlikely bonds formed in the trackless desert. Near the border between Mongolia and China, the desert slowly swa… Read more

DIARY OF THE DEAD (George Romero, 2007)
Real zombies move slow. ... Taking a shot at Zack Snider's accelerated version of the living dead, Romero returns for the fifth time to his own franchise with a trip back to the future. A film full o… Read more

DIRTY THREE (Darcy Maine, 2007)
“They're utterly unique and absolutely world class.” - musician Nick Cave Dirty Three's unique sound glides from lullaby to catharsis to full-on sensory assault - taking in all the spaces and co… Read more

DIVORCE ALBANIAN STYLE (Adela Peeva, 2007)
A surprising story of oppression told with remarkable access and clarity. ... When Albania broke with the USSR in 1960, Russians living there suddenly became personae non grata. Couples in mixed marr… Read more

Dog Days (Geoffroy de Crécy, 2007)
A baby in an American upper-class family is accidentally exchanged with a white trash family's puppy.---D/S Geoffroy de Crécy WS Autour de Minuit TD 35mm/2008/16mins ... Read more

DON'T TOUCH THE AXE (Jacques Rivette, 2007)
"A masterpiece... ‘cruel ironies' doesn't even begin to describe it." - Time Out London ... The latest in Jacques Rivette's series of adaptations of Honore de Balzac's work is a dramatisation of La… Read more

DONKEY PUNCH (Olly Blackburn, 2007)
"A really excellent, intense, balls-to-the-wall thriller... In years to come [Olly] Blackburn will be mentioned in the same breath as Carpenter and Polanski. His vision is that assured." - aintitcool… Read more

DOWNLOADING NANCY (Johan Renck, 2007)
“You realise that love does not mean hurting yourself, right?” ... Powerful, emotional and overwhelming, Downloading Nancy - debut feature from music video director Johan Renck - features a stell… Read more

DREAMS OF DUST (Laurent Salgues, 2007)
“Depicting an African hell on Earth where ant-like men burrow deep into the desert and risk their lives to mine gold.” - Variety Mocktar, a Nigerian peasant travels to Burkina Faso to leave behi… Read more

DRUMMER, THE (Kenneth Bi, 2007)
An original melding of spiritualism and action starring Jaycee Chan, son of martial-arts legend Jackie Chan, rounded out with spirited drumming sequences. ... When Sid (Chan), the son of a triad boss… Read more

DUST (Hartmut Bitomsky, 2007)
"Wherever we go it has beaten us; wherever we turn, it follows us. We're surrounded by it, it gets inside us, we shed it... it nestles right into the despair of its own existence" - filmmaker Hartmut… Read more

EAT, FOR THIS IS MY BODY (Michelange Quay, 2007)
“A quietly confident visual poem to Haiti and its turbulent history.” - VarietyThe debut feature for Haitian-born director Michelange Quay is a non-narrative visual splendour focused on the poore… Read more

ECHOES OF HOME (Stefan Schwietert, 2007)
Who would imagine that Swiss avant-garde yodelling could bring so much joy? Well, it does. Enter the wondrous sonic world of three exceptional Swiss vocal artists whose universe of sound extends far… Read more

EDEN LOG (Franck Vestiel, 2007)
“A masterpiece of industrialised Armageddon chic enlivened by a touch of Cronenbergian corporeality… Imagine a Guinness advert designed by HR Giger and shot by Terry Gilliam and you're not e… Read more

EMPTIES (M) (Jan Sveråk, 2007)
“Empties is charming, funny, bittersweet, funny, romantic and ultimately, you guessed it, very funny.” - Toronto International Film Festival ... Oscar-winning filmmaker Jan Sverák (Kolya) once a… Read more

ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (Werner Herzog, 2007)
“Should render contrite all who say there is nothing left for movies to show us that we haven't seen before.” - Variety ... One thousand men and women live together in unbelievably close quarters… Read more

END OF THE RAINBOW (Robert Nugent, 2007)
Where there is gold, there will be gold- diggers… ... The transportation of an entire industrial gold mine from one side of the world to a remote area of Guinea, West Africa, is an epic logist… Read more

ENGLISH SURGEON, THE (Geoffrey Smith, 2007)
“This is one extraordinary documentary, approaching hugely emotive subject matter with nimble delicacy and, it has to be said, steely reserve.” - Time Out ... What is it like to have God-like sur… Read more

EVANGELION - 1.0 YOU ARE NOT ALONE (Masayuki Kazuya Tsurumaki, 2007)
God is in his heaven, all is (Not) right with the world. ... The Angels have descended. These colossal extraterrestrial monsters besiege the fortress-city of Tokyo-3 and our last line of defence is t… Read more

EVERYTHING IS FINE (Yves Christian Fournier, 2007)
Finding his best friend's dead body was bad enough. ... Then discovering three more of his friends also killed themselves, Josh is left - as a sole survivor of a suicide pact that he wasn't let in on… Read more

EX-DRUMMER (Koen Mortier, 2007)
Grubby, violent and propulsively energetic, Ex Drummer is blacker than Trainspotting and bleaker than L'Enfant (The Child). A gang of Flemish lowlifes are in a wannabe rock band. One of them has a l… Read more

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