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Films In 2009

VIEWS ON VERMEER - 12 SHORT STORIES (Hans Pool, Koos de Wilt, 2009)
A painter who captured the mundane as magical. ... Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer created works of art based on capturing the everyday, showing the lives of the 17th century middle class. It has been… Read more

VILLA AMALIA (Benoît Jacquot, 2009)
“Enigmatic, fascinating, alternately bitter and defiant, [Isabelle Huppert] commands the screen at every moment.” - New York Times ... After finding her boyfriend in the arms of another woman, re… Read more

WASTE LAND (Lucy Walker, 2009)
“The moment when one thing turns into another thing is the most beautiful.” - artist Vik Muniz ... From the squalor and poverty of the world's largest rubbish dump comes a work of pure artistry a… Read more

Water (Corrie Jones, 2009)
Toby wants to be like other eight-year-olds, but his mentally disabled father is a constant reminder that life will never be normal. ... --- D Corrie Jones P Sarah Shaw S Ian Meadows, Sarah Shaw, Cor… Read more

WE LIVE IN PUBLIC (Ondi Timoner, 2009)
An intensely immersive portrait of a dot com visionary you've probably never heard of. ... In the 90s internet guru Josh Harris saw the future of technology and turned the online landscape into his o… Read more

WE'RE LIVIN' ON DOG FOOD (Richard Lowenstein, 2009)
This film began life as a ‘making of' and snowballed into a testament to an era. ... Dogs in Space director Richard Lowenstein has gathered a who's who of Melbourne's underground music scene, s… Read more

Wedding (Friedl vom Gröller, 2009)
The cinematic gaze meets the eye of the private sphere head on, in complete silence and black and white. ... --- ... D/P/S Friedl vom Gröller WS SixPackFilm L no dialogue TD 16mm/2009 ... --- ... D/… Read more

What Light (Through Yonder Window Breaks) (Sarah Wickens, 2009)
The light in question breaks free, taking on a life of its own. ... --- ... D/S Sarah Wickens P Animation staff, Royal College of Art WS Future Shorts L no dialogue TD digibeta/2009 ... --- ... D/S S… Read more

WHEN YOU'RE STRANGE: A FILM ABOUT THE DOORS (Tom DiCillo, 2009)
“This movie is the story of the band, but it is also an insight into a moment in time that will never be repeated.” - producer Dick Wolf ... Blessed with unseen footage by the surviving members o… Read more

WHITE LIGHTNIN' (Dominic Murphy, 2009)
"A white-trash psychobilly nightmare with midnight movie appeal." - Vanity Fair ... From a script penned by Vice Magazine founders Eddy Moretti and Shane Smith comes White Lightnin', a larger-than-li… Read more

WHITE RIBBON, THE (Michael Haneke, 2009)
Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. ... From the unerring hand of Michael Haneke (Funny Games, MIFF 08; Hidden, MIFF 05; The Time of the Wolf, MIFF 03) comes a tautly construct… Read more

WOMEN WITHOUT MEN (Shirin Neshat, 2009)
Winner of the Silver Lion for Best Director at the Venice Film Festival. ... It's not surprising that Shirin Neshat's debut feature is so visually transfixing - considering she's one of the most infl… Read more

WORLD'S GREATEST DAD (Bobcat Goldthwait, 2009)
“A crazy, foul-mouthed black comedy that blows up every rule of taste and common sense and somehow gets away with it.” - Entertainment Weekly ... With pitch-black humour and the subtlety of a sle… Read more

¿Donde está Kim Basinger? (Edouard Delue, 2009)
A French road trip in Argentina turns into a mission for Marcus to cheer up his recently dumped brother Antoine. ... --- ... D Edouard Delue P Emmanuel Agneray, Jerome Bleitrach S Edouard Deluc, Oliv… Read more

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