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Films In 2009

HENRI-GEORGES CLOUZOT'S INFERNO (Serge Bromberg & Ruxandra Medrea, 2009)
“Anyone who can make Hitchcock uneasy deserves closer examination.” - Senses of Cinema ... When filmmaker Serge Bromberg found himself stuck in a lift with the widow of Henri-Georges Clouzot, he … Read more

HUBBLE 3D (Toni Myers, 2009)
Strap on your 3D glasses for a voyage into the outer reaches of deep space on Melbourne's biggest screen at IMAX. ... Join seven astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis as they embark on a missi… Read more

HUMPDAY (MA15+) (Lynn Shelton, 2009)
A buddy movie gone wild. ... When the doorbell rings in the middle of the night, happily married Ben finds his comfortable life shaken up by the return of old college buddy Andrew, a Kerouac-wannabe … Read more

I KILLED MY MOTHER (Xavier Dolan, 2009)
An audacious coming-of-age comedy about the relationship between a mother and son, from a talented auteur barely out of his teens. ... Sixteen-year-old Hubert is a volatile teenager at war with his k… Read more

I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS (Glenn Ficarra, John Requa, 2009)
Schemes can come true. ... When family man Steve Russell (Jim Carrey) has a near-death experience his American dream starts to feel a little less dreamy. Jumping out of the closet and straight into j… Read more

I turn over the pictures of my voice in my head (Valie Export, 2009)
A Deep Throat for the mind. ... --- D/P/S Valie Export WS SixPackFilm L German w/English subtitles TD digibeta/2009 ... Read more

Imprint (Edwin McGill, 2009)
A portrait of a woman caught between the trauma of the past and the illusion it can create in the present. ... --- D/S Edwin McGill P Annie Flynn, Jason Byrne L English, Russian w/English subtitles T… Read more

IN THE ATTIC: WHO HAS A BIRTHDAY TODAY? (Ji í Barta, 2009)
A low-tech toy story that even Pixar would envy. ... Something's stirring in the attic. Toys are springing to life and creating a fantastical world from everyday recycled objects. It's all tea-partie… Read more

INDEPENDENCIA (Raya Martin, 2009)
“Raya Martin's weather-beaten melodrama is one hallucinatory emotional hothouse.” - Time Out New York ... With fake backdrops, overacting, deliberately rough effects and a black and white 1:33 as… Read more

INDONESIA CALLING: JORIS IVENS IN AUSTRALIA (John Hughes, 2009)
“Our documentary history shouldn't be forgotten.” - filmmaker John Hughes ... In 1946 celebrated Dutch documentarian Joris Ivens defied his government and released a radical film supporting Indon… Read more

INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS (Quentin Tarantino, 2009)
“This ain't your daddy's World War II movie.” - filmmaker Quentin Tarantino ... Once upon a time in Nazi-occupied France, a rag-tag group of badass Jewish-American cowboys, led by the redneck, ha… Read more

Ironwood (Richard Tuohy, 2009)
At one with nature, filmmaker Richard Tuohy explores the texture of the Ironbark tree common to the Australian bush. ... --- D/P/S Richard Tuohy L no dialogue TD 16mm/2009 ... Read more

IT CAME FROM KUCHAR (Jennifer M. Kroot, 2009)
“We only make pictures because we need to and we have to.” - Mike Kuchar ... Compulsively reinterpreting 20th Century Fox spectacles of the 1950s in their Bronx apartment with an auntie's Super 8… Read more

It's Free For Girls (Claire Burger, Marie Amachoukeli, 2009)
Laetitia and Yeliz are about to graduate as hairdressers and open a salon, but first they plan to party. ... --- ... D/S Claire Burger, Marie Amachoukeli P Isabelle Madelaine WS Dharamsala L French w… Read more

Jacob (Dena Curtis, 2009)
The joy of a young indigenous boy's birth disintegrates as it reveals a much darker truth. ... --- D Dena Curtis P Darren Dale S Rhea Stephenson WS Blackfella Films L Warrumungu w/English subtitles T… Read more

JOHN GOLLINGS: EYE FOR ARCHITECTURE (Sally Ingleton, 2009)
Known as the unofficial curator of Australian architecture, John Gollings is a wizard who can turn a building into an award-winning piece of art. Combining his two loves, architecture and photography… Read more

JOURNEY TO MECCA: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF IBN BATTUTA (PG) (Bruce Neibaur, 2009)
Join an epic pilgrimage to Mecca with this glorious IMAX cinema extravaganza. ... In 1325, a 21-year-old student set out alone from Tangiers and became one of the greatest human travellers the world … Read more

Joyce Agape- SHOW ME A STORY (Hsieh Chun-Yi, 2009)
Being confined to a wheelchair doesn't mean you can't dance. ... --- D Hsieh Chun-Yi P Hsiao-Fen Chang L Taiwanese, Mandarin w/English subtitles TD digibeta/2009 ... Read more

KANIKOSEN (Sabu, 2009)
“Think remake of Mutiny on the Bounty using Dogville as an aesthetic blueprint.” - Hollywood Reporter ... Japan's recent economic recession has fuelled the revival of left-wing dissident Takiji K… Read more

KARAOKE (Chris Chong Chan Fui, 2009)
“What is the reality of our environment and why are we unable to see past the illusion of this place we call home?” - filmmaker Chris Chong Chan Fui ... Against a backdrop of bright, fast-paced k… Read more

KATALIN VARGA (Peter Strickland, 2009)
“At once a road movie, a revenge narrative and a compassionate study of the drawn-out effects of trauma… a remarkable achievement.” - Edinburgh Film Festival ... In the Romanian Carpathian… Read more

KAWASAKI'S ROSE (Jan Hrebejk, 2009)
A Czech look into the lives of others. ... Loyalty, history and regret take centre stage for university professor Pavel Josek, lauded for standing up to the communist regime when it counted most. But… Read more

Kitchen Horror (David Short, 2009)
There's horror lurking in every suburban kitchen… but the devil is in the detail. ... --- ... D David Short L no dialogue TD digibeta/2009 ... --- ... D David Short L no dialogue TD digibeta/20… Read more

KOSMOS (Reha Erdem, 2009)
“Kosmos is nothing less than cosmic in scope… beautifully shot, and profoundly imaginative.” - Hollywood Reporter ... From the sweeping snow-driven plains on the edge of Turkey emerges a my… Read more

LA DANSE: THE PARIS OPERA BALLET (Frederick Wiseman, 2009)
“Yes, this is one of the finest dance films ever made, but there's more to it than that.” - New York Times ... Setting his gaze on Paris's Palais Garnier, prolific documentary filmmaker Frederick… Read more

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