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KENEDI IS GETTING MARRIED (Zelimir Zilnik, 2007)
In this highly original film - is it social docudrama? An ‘acted documentary'? - an immigrant to Germany re-enacts episodes from his own life, in a blindingly charismatic performance. ... Filmmaker… Read more

Kindle (Erin White, 2007)
Inside the world of a youth refuge a passion is kindled when Hayley, a troubled teenager, meets the new boy, Terrence, a secretive mysterious type and discovers that where there's smoke, there's fire… Read more

L'AIMÉE (Arnaud Desplechin, 2007)
“Your past is exploding in your face."Filmmaker Arnaud Desplechin (whose film A Christmas Tale is also showing at MIFF this year) delves deep into his family's history in L'Aimée, an attempt to pi… Read more

LA ANTENA (Esteban Sapir, 2007)
“Less an easy criticism of consumer society then it is a poetic attempt to recreate a world through the sole power of images.” - Hollywood Reporter ... An entire city has lost its voice. Mr TV, t… Read more

LA FRANCE (Serge Bozon, 2007)
“Bresson meets the Beatles… a WWI drama that unexpectedly breaks into spirited song” - VarietyIn the fall of 1917, Camille (Sylvie Testud) receives a letter from her soldier husband tellin… Read more

Ladies, The (Christina Voros, 2007)
Two elderly Hungarian sisters living in New York continue to cling to their craft, their grudges and each other. Screened at SXSW. --- D/P Christina Voros TD digibeta/2007/13mins ... Read more

Lady On The Threshold, The (Jorge Dayas, 2007)
A sea-captain arriving in a small town in France is intrigued by a mysterious woman. This period piece makes striking use of cinematic language for a dreamlike atmosphere - with dark undertones. Worl… Read more

LAO AN (Yang Lina, 2007)
Yang Lina's documentary is a fascinating insight into the late-life trials and emotion of Beijing's senior citizens. ... At 90, Lao An shows no signs of slowing down - a passion for dance gives him … Read more

Lapsus (Juan Pablo Zaramella, 2007)
A nervous nun, a white space, a black void. In this playful, mischievous film themes of moral ‘black and white' take on an absurd visual logic. ... D/S Juan Pablo Zaramella P Silvina Cornillón TD … Read more

Life's Hard (Gabriel Sarbu, 2007)
In the Bucharest gridlock, a thief strikes up a strange relationship with his female victim. --- D/S Gabriel Sirbu P Horea Murgu L Romanian w/English subtitles TD 16mm/2007/20mins ... Read more

Light is Waiting (Michael Robinson, 2007)
A special episode of television's Full House devours itself from the inside out, excavating a hypnotic nightmare of a culture lost at sea. Australian Premiere. --- D/S Michael Robinson TD DigiBeta/20… Read more

Lipari (Frank Van Den Engel, 2007)
Nino and his twelve-man crew aboard the Simone are among the last of a hardy breed of sun-toughened fishermen who ply the waters around the Sicilian isle of Lipari. Van Den Engel evokes Visconti's La… Read more

LITTLE MOTH (Peng Tao, 2007)
A heartbreaking Dickens-like tale about the harsh realities of child exploitation that is both moving and ruthlessly unsentimental. ... After the death of her mother, 11-year-old ‘Little Moth' is p… Read more

Made in Queens (Nicolas Randall, Joe Stevens, 2007)
“Put music on a bike? That's outrageous.” Australian Premiere.---D Nicolas Randall and Joe Stevens TD DigiBeta/2008/10mins ... Read more

MAGNUS (Kadri Kousaar , 2007)
“My primary wish regarding this film is that, after watching it, people would start paying attention to the things that really matter… like football and shopping.” - filmmaker Kadri K&otil… Read more

MAN FROM LONDON (Bela Tarr, 2007)
Maloin's story is ours - all of those who doubt or question our humdrum existence. Legendary Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr's moody and claustrophobic drama is a homage to film noir based on a George… Read more

MAN ON WIRE (James Marsh, 2007)
“‘I have the mind of a criminal.' That was the first thing Philippe Petit told me when I met him. He then went on to show me how he could kill a man with a copy of People magazine.” - Filmmaker… Read more

Manuelle Labor (Marie Losier, 2007)
“I have been making film portraits of my favourite artists… Guy Maddin was on the top of the list, but he told me he would rather die than have his face filmed - so I opted for his hands!' -… Read more

MAPPING (Asaf Saban, 2007)
Two surveyors are working during Memorial Day on the construction of the separation wall, oblivious to Israel's absurd realities that surrounding them. Australian Premiere. --- D/S Asaf Saban P L Heb… Read more

MEMORIES (Harun Farocki, Eugène Green, Pedro Costa, 2007)
Originally created for the Jeonju International Film Festival's Digital Project, Memories is a short film triptych from three very different European directors. German Harun Farocki's Respite is an o… Read more

Milk Teeth (Tibor Banoczki, 2007)
A young boy - out well past his bed time - follows his big sister into a cornfield. Screened at Annecy. ---D/S Tibor Banoczki P Anna Higgs WS NFTS TD DigiBeta/2007/11mins ... Read more

Monsieur Cok (Franck Dion, 2007)
Productivity and profit are not the only reasons to reassess one's workforce arrangements. Australian Premiere. --- D/S Franck Dion P/WS Papy3D Productions TD DigiBeta/2007/9mins ... Read more

Moon Man (Luke Jurevicius, 2007)
Moon Man is a Dhuwa story that is told in Rittharngu language in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. Before the moon was in the sky, it was a man.---D Luke Jurevicius & Toby Quarmby S Vera Ca… Read more

MOSQUITO PROBLEM AND OTHER STORIES, THE (Andrey Paounov, 2007)
“Alternately delightful and disturbing, The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories features characters who would do Christopher Guest proud.” - Variety ... On the banks of the swollen Danube in north… Read more

MOURNING FOREST, THE (Naomi Kawase, 2007)
Winner of the Grand Prix at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Multiple award-winning filmmaker Naomi Kawase (Suzaku, The Weald) channels the classical Japanese masters in this sumptuous mood piece o… Read more

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