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Films In 2010

BIBLIOTHÈQUE PASCAL (Szabolcs Hajdu, 2010)
“Spins a dark fairytale, riffing on various storytelling traditions from circus puppet shows to great literature.” - Screen International ... An original and outlandish trip into a surreal and ki… Read more

BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK (Richard Press, 2010)
“We all get dressed for Bill.” - Anna Wintour, Vogue editor-in-chief ... Unassuming and unpretentious, cycling through the streets of Manhattan with his battered Nikon camera, 80-year-old Bill Cu… Read more

BLACK VENUS (Abdellatif Kechiche, 2010)
An unforgettable telling of the short, horrific life of Saartjie Baartman, the so-called 'Hottentot Venus'. ... Taken to Europe from South Africa in the early 19th century, the 'Hottentot Venus' beca… Read more

BLAME (Michael Henry, 2010)
To get away with murder you can't make mistakes. ... Seeking justice and revenge, five friends violently attack a man in his remote country house. Their plan: the perfect murder. Confident that their… Read more

BLANK CITY (Celine Danhier, 2010)
“It felt like our lives were movies.” - singer Debbie Harry ... A meticulously observed document of New York underground film in the late 70s and early 80s, Blank City zeros in on the No Wave and… Read more

BOXING GYM (Frederick Wiseman, 2010)
Iconic documentarian Frederick Wiseman (La Danse, MIFF 2010; Titicut Follies) returns with a fascinating look at the tight-knit world of a suburban boxing gym. ... Battered equipment is held together… Read more

BOY (Taika Waititi, 2010)
“Alternately zany, sentimental and remarkably insightful.” - indieWIRE ... It's 1984, and one man rules the playgrounds on the east coast of New Zealand, a man capturing the imaginations and danc… Read more

BRING'EM BACK! (Phillip Donnellon, 2010)
Bring'Em Back is a political and emotional plea for the return of Melbourne's beloved ‘connies' - or conductors, for those of you of a younger vintage. ... Director Phillip Donnellon's document… Read more

Bunce (Peter Cattaneo, 2010)
At Stouts Hill School, when the young Stephen Fry is caught with forbidden sweets from the village sweet shop, he persuades his new friend Bunce to take the blame. Intimidated by the headmaster, Bunc… Read more

CANE TOADS: THE CONQUEST (Mark Lewis, 2010)
“Rarely has an ecological menace appeared as entertaining.” - Hollywood Reporter ... Frog-marching their way across the nation for the last 75 years, these amphibian invaders have multiplied from… Read more

Careful With That Crossbow (Jason Stutter, 2010)
He was careful with an axe, he was careful with a power tool, now he's armed to the teeth. ... --- ... D/P/S Jason Stutter WS NZ Film Commission L no dialogue TD 35mm/2010 ... --- ... D/P/S Jason Stu… Read more

CARLOS PART 1 (Olivier Assayas, 2010)
“Bravura narrative filmmaking on a hugely ambitious scale, Carlos is a spectacular achievement.” - Variety ... The career exploits of Venezuelan terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, known i… Read more

CARLOS PART 2 (Olivier Assayas, 2010)
“Bravura narrative filmmaking on a hugely ambitious scale, Carlos is a spectacular achievement.” - Variety ... The career exploits of Venezuelan terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, known i… Read more

CARLOS PART 3 (Olivier Assayas, 2010)
“Bravura narrative filmmaking on a hugely ambitious scale, Carlos is a spectacular achievement.” - Variety ... The career exploits of Venezuelan terrorist Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, known i… Read more

Casus Belli (Yorgos Zois, 2010)
A continuous tracking shot reveals the dynamics of people waiting in seven different types of queues, providing a wry commentary on social divisions. ... D/S Yorgos Zois P Maria Drandaki WS Pan Enter… Read more

CATERPILLAR (Kôji Wakamatsu, 2010)
“This masterpiece has the blunt force of a tank rolling over naked flesh.” - Hollywood Reporter ... When Lieutenant Kyuzo Kurokawa returns home from WWII a hero - minus his four limbs - he is pra… Read more

CATFISH (Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman, 2010)
“Documenting in tantalizing detail the twist-filled true story of a young man fooled by Facebook.” - Variety ... When New York photographer Nev Schulman receives a painting of one of his photos f… Read more

CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS (Werner Herzog, 2010)
Cinematic legend Werner Herzog presents an astonishing glimpse of our prehistoric forebears. ... Kudos to Herzog (Encounters at the End of the World, MIFF 2008; Grizzly Man) for achieving the impossi… Read more

CERTIFIED COPY (Abbas Kiarostami, 2010)
“Imagine a middle-aged Before Sunrise rolled up with Under the Tuscan Sun but spiked with elements of The Game.” - Screen International ... At the European launch of his latest book, academic aut… Read more

Chocolate Cake (Raphael Elisha, 2010)
“Falling in love with guys who are 21 when one is in one's 30s is like eating a lot… a lot of chocolate cake.” ... --- D Raphael Elisha P/S Romi Trower TD HDCAM/2010 --- D Raphael Elisha … Read more

Choice Night (Christopher Dudman, 2010)
In one night, the choice between his footy mates and the girl he likes will change a teenager's life. ... --- ... D Christopher Dudman P Vicky Pope S Paul Stanley Ward WS NZ Film Commission TD 35mm/2… Read more

CLIENT 9: THE RISE AND FALL OF ELIOT SPITZER (Alex Gibney, 2010)
Sex, power, high ideals and cut-throat enemies collide in this engaging untangling of a very American scandal. ... As New York State Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer prosecuted the crimes of America's… Read more

COLD FISH (Sion Sono, 2010)
Cult Japanese director Sion Sono (Love Exposure, MIFF 2009; Guilty of Romance, MIFF 2011) brings us a gore-drenched, pitch black comedy about a man drawn into the clutches of a deranged couple. ... S… Read more

Coming Attractions (Peter Tscherkassky, 2010)
The trinity between early cinema, the avant-garde and advertising is playfully explored in Coming Attractions. Winner of the Best Short Film at the 2010 Venice Film Festival. ... Peter Tscherkassky, … Read more

CORAL: REKINDLING VENUS (Lynette Wallworth, 2010)
A unique journey through the vast, wondrous landscapes of our vanishing Great Barrier Reef conducted against the full dome of Melbourne's Planetarium. ... Designed to coincide with Venus' once-in-a-l… Read more

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