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Films In 2010

CURLING (Denis Côté, 2010)
"Denis Côté has long since staked out his territory as Canada's most adventurous auteur." - Eye Weekly ... Winning the Best Director prize at Locarno, Curling is an offbeat and eccentric comedy wit… Read more

CymaSonics - Matrix Optimizer 1.0.1 (Jan Zehn, 2010)
The fulldome movie CymaSonics - Matrix Optimizer 1.0.1 was produced as a first audio-visual demonstration of some of the most elementary immersive audio-animation possibilities of an allopspherical s… Read more

DANCING DREAMS (Anne Linseln, Rainer Hoffman, 2010)
The awkwardness of adolescence is put on show - literally - as a teen dance troupe prepares to stage a confrontingly physical production. ... Raging hormones add an electric charge to a classic dance… Read more

Danny Boy (Marek Skrobecki, 2010)
Sadness and alienation fill a young poet's heart, but is there another who may give him hope? ... --- ... D/S Marek Skrobecki P Luc Toutounghi, Zbigniew Zmudzki WS SE-MA-FOR L no dialogue TD 35mm/201… Read more

DESPICABLE ME (Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud, Sergio Pablos, 2010)
Just because he's a bad guy doesn't mean he's a bad guy. ... Having to suffer the indignity of being the world's number two supervillain is gruelling enough for Gru - a sinister, nasty stick-in-the-m… Read more

DETROIT WILD CITY (Florent Tillon, 2010)
What would the apocalypse look like? ... Home to the US automobile industry, Detroit was once the gleaming hub of America's industrial engine. But as the economy disintegrates, Detroit has become the… Read more

DREAM HOME (Pang Ho-cheung, 2010)
Spiralling property prices push a woman over the edge, in this blood-spattered black comedy. ... An aspiring yuppie wants to forget her impoverished childhood and secure the home of her dreams. After… Read more

DREAMLAND (Ivan Sen, 2010)
'It could be easier to ask what isn't Dreamland about. But I think the answer would still be the same. Everything and nothing, all at the same time.' - filmmaker Ivan Sen ... Set somewhere on the Ext… Read more

DRIVE (Bronwyn Purvis, Telen Rodwell, 2010)
Drive is a film about lethal combinations. A documentary project conceived by community organisation Big hART, it goes behind the official advertising campaigns to produce a highly personal and cinem… Read more

EASY MONEY (Daniél Espinosa, 2010)
“It is smart and sexy and thrilling and shocking.” - Twitch ... Based on the best-selling book (the first in a trilogy) by practising Swedish defence lawyer Jens Lapidus, this tautly directed cri… Read more

EL BULLI: COOKING IN PROGRESS (Gereon Wetzel, 2010)
A mouthwatering taste of the preparation that went into one of the most imaginative menus in the world. ... Each year over two million people tried to book a table at El Bulli - only a select few eve… Read more

Elephantiasis (Sophie Hyde, 2010)
Meredith suffers a serious affliction - Elephantiasis: being showered with elephant-themed gifts on any occasion. It's a pity she hates elephants. ... --- ... D Sophie Hyde P Bryan Mason, Sophie Hyde… Read more

ELITE SQUAD: THE ENEMY WITHIN (José Padilha, 2010)
Explosive, political and unforgiving, The Enemy Within breaks new ground and box office records in Brazilian cinema. ... On the heels of his award-winning Elite Squad, filmmaker José Padilha (Bus 17… Read more

END OF ANIMAL (Sung-hee Jo, 2010)
"A remarkable debut, a post-apocalyptic, existential quasi-monster movie on a shoestring budget, it recalls the darker works of Cormac McCarthy with an added supernatural tinge." - Cinephile ... Afte… Read more

Endeavour (Johann Lurf, 2010)
A rhythmic sound and image montage of a space shuttle launch, giving the audience the sensation of flight. New film from MIFF regular Johann Lurf. ... D/P/S Johann Lurf WS SixPackFilm L No dialogue T… Read more

ESSENTIAL KILLING (Jerzy Skolimowski, 2010)
"Intriguing and disturbing, made with tremendous confidence and conviction." - Guardian ... Vincent Gallo stars as an unnamed Taliban soldier, captured and flown to a mysterious eastern European coun… Read more

ETERNITY (Sivaroj Kongsakul, 2010)
Winner of a Tiger award for Best Picture at the 2011 International Film Festival Rotterdam. ... Sivaroj Kongsakul makes a startling feature film debut with Eternity, a patient, consuming, all-encompa… Read more

EXODUS: BURNT BY THE SUN 2 (Nikita Mikhalkov, 2010)
A long-awaited sequel and the most expensive Russian film ever made. ... Burnt by the Sun claimed both the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film and the Cannes Grand Prix in 1994. It took eight years t… Read more

Fatso (Irina Goundortseva, 2010)
Being an overweight lift attendant has its ups and downs. ... --- ... D/S Irina Goundortseva P Melanie Brunt WS Feather Films Pty Ltd L no dialogue TD HDCAM/2010 ... --- ... D/S Irina Goundortseva P … Read more

FILM SOCIALISME (Jean-Luc Godard, 2010)
“We've entered into an era with the digital wherein, for different reasons, humanity will be confronted by problems which will not have the luxury of being expressed.” ... Touted as possibly his … Read more

FINISTERRAE (Sergio Caballero, 2010)
"There's something undeniably compelling about so much bizarreness." - Variety ... Two Russian ghosts take a 'spiritual' journey through the north of Spain, hunting a great oracle who will offer them… Read more

FIRE IN BABYLON (PG) (Stevan Riley, 2010)
"My bat was my sword." - Vivian Richards ... The West Indian cricket team of the early 70s was a joke to the rest of the world. Dubbed 'calypso cricketers', they were goaded by racist abuse and suffe… Read more

Flag Mountain (John Smith, 2010)
In Nicosia, the divided capital of Cyprus, a display of nationalism is taken to its logical conclusion. ... --- ... D/P John Smith WS John Smith Films L no dialogue TD 35mm/2010 ... --- ... D/P John … Read more

FLEURS DU MAL (David Dusa, 2010)
@Marjane_lime Don't know when I'll have internet they took 1 of us, they'll torture, get names, must move fast. ... Twitter, Facebook, Wikipedia and YouTube dominate this modern love story about two … Read more

Flyscreen (Richard Tuohy, 2010)
An abstract fly's-eye-view of the world featured in experimental 16mm cine-cubism. ... --- D/P/S richard tuohy WS Richard Tuohy L no dialogue TD 16mm/2010 --- D/P/S richard tuohy WS Richard Tuohy L n… Read more

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