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Films In 2010

For a North Korean in South Korea, the grass isn't always greener. ... Having escaped the oppressiveness of North Korea, Jeon Seung-chul is determined to build a better life for himself amidst the freedoms of the South. However, introverted and ill-suited to Seoul society, Jeon begins to find his ... Read more
The creator of Otto; Or, Up with Dead People (MIFF 08) extends his adventures in cinema's most unmarketable sub-genre - gay zombie porn. ... Zombies don't often come as fully-ripped as porn star François Sagat - except in Bruce LaBruce's L.A. Zombie. Our anti-hero is convinced he's an alien ... Read more
A group of Russian scientists work on a top-secret program designed to resurrect Soviet power. A reanimated chicken is involved. ... Not in competition. ... D/P/S Nietov L no dialogue TD HD Cam/2010 ... Read more
Winner of the Camera d'Or at this year's Cannes film festival. ... Holed up in her rundown Mexican apartment, freelance journalist Laura Lopez lives a life of quiet desperation. In between watching TV and eating her meals from cans, she passes the time masturbating while spying on the neighbours ... Read more
“More than any other rock musician, he is the baddest motherfucker in the world.” - Dave Grohl ... Lemmy Kilmister and God get in a fight, who wins? Trick question, Lemmy is God. Alice Cooper, Lars Ulrich, Ozzy Osbourne and a cast of thousands attest to this fact as we go on the road with ... Read more
A droll lamentation about the automation of modern life, by French New Wave filmmaker Luc Moullet. A follow-up to his 1994 short More and More. ... D Luc Moullet P Les Films d'Ici WS Le Fresnoy L French w/English subtitles TD digibeta/2010 ... Read more
"A disturbing vision of escape, a cautious portrait of liberation, and an exploration of authenticity and artificiality." - Village Voice ... Life 2.0 sets out to discover the psychologies behind the new spaces of the world wide web, plugging into netizens who have taken refuge from their daily ... Read more
Unlock the secrets of the universe. ... Combining the philosophical and the scientific, Life: A Cosmic Story takes viewers on a voyage of discovery through the building blocks of the natural world. From the cells and molecules that form a towering redwood tree, to the astronomical activity that ... Read more
A girl and her father share their last holiday. Based on a series of paintings by Julia Ciccarone. ... --- ... D/S Kasimir Burgess P Julia Ciccarone, Kasimir Burgess TD digibeta/2010 ... --- ... D/S Kasimir Burgess P Julia Ciccarone, Kasimir Burgess TD digibeta/2010 ... Read more
A story about secrets, loss and the desire to love. ... Over one hot Australian Christmas, Susan discovers her breast cancer has spread, and one by one her daughters return to be by her side. Her ‘little sparrows' - Nina, Anna and Christine - each have their own place in the nest, under the care ... Read more
"A small gem of miscommunication and hopefulness." - Filmmaker Magazine ... Brother and sister Rintaro and Atsuko have travelled from Japan to America, and their broken-down rental car has stranded them in the archetypal small town of Littlerock, California. They fall in with the instantly smitten ... Read more
"Drama, outlaw romance and social critique make this a compelling statement from one of French cinema's vital new voices." - London Film Festival ... Julie (Anaïs Demoustier) is a young, disillusioned arts graduate. Living in a tiny Parisian apartment, she's not really coping with either the ... Read more
A revealing and intimate glimpse into the creative process of indie rock pioneer Lou Barlow of Dinosaur Jr, Sebadoh and Folk Implosion. ... --- ... D/P Adam Harding TD betacamsp/2010 ... --- ... D/P Adam Harding TD betacamsp/2010 ... Read more
The mating and nesting rituals of birds as performed by naked adults. A comedic and sinister challenge to the way we perceive our feathered friends. ... D/S Brian Lye P Tomas Hruby, Yana Rits, David Havas, FAMU WS Ouat Media L Czech w/English subtitles TD HD Cam/2010 ... Read more
“A eulogy to lung pollution, Love in a Puff makes sharing a pack of cigarettes look sexier than sharing a bed.” - Hollywood Reporter ... In post-cigarette ban Hong Kong, smokers gather around rubbish bins, in alleyways and outside shops to share gossip and dirty jokes. It's over one of these ... Read more
You're being watched. ... Technology, media and voyeurism interweave in stories covering love, sex and dhokha (treachery) in the modern age. From forbidden romance to hidden cameras and shonky sting operations, the underbelly of everyday life in India is exposed via a triptych of quirky tales. ... Read more
Blood! Breasts! Beasts! A brutal orgy of ghastly terror! ... Busty babes, mutated monsters and midget secret agents, the Filipino genre films of the 70s and 80s had it all. Saturating drive-ins around the world, the Philippines became a dreamland for exploitation filmmakers with cheap labour ... Read more
Winner of Best First Feature at the Venice Film Festival. ... Twenty-one years old and still living under the brutish dominion of his father, perpetual screw-up Mertkan makes decisions or, more generally, doesn't, based on the path of least resistance. When Mertkan meets a Kurdish waitress, he's ... Read more
Think craft is for grannies? Think again. ... A seditious and subversive subculture is gaining momentum in Melbourne. But rather than wielding megaphones and placards, they're cross-stitching slogans on hurricane wire and constructing plush female genitalia from craft supplies. ... Following four ... Read more
The lives of the residents of Manurewa, New Zealand, clash in tragedy. Based on true events. ... --- ... D/S Sam Peacocke P Kristian Eek WS NZ Film Commission L English, Punjabi w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2010 ... --- ... D/S Sam Peacocke P Kristian Eek WS NZ Film Commission L English, Punjabi ... Read more
“It just gets weirder and weirder.” - Mark Hogancamp ... After a vicious bashing left him brain damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp sought recovery in ‘Marwencol' - a 1/6th-scale World War II-era town he created in his backyard. ... Barbie dolls, G.I. Joes and model army figures represent the ... Read more
Created limb by limb and programmed to kill, a deadly automaton questions her maker. New stop-motion animation from the award-winning Quay Brothers. ... --- ... D/S Quay Brothers P Zbigniew Zmudzki, Marlena Lukasiak WS SE-MA-FOR L Polish w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2010 ... --- ... D/S Quay ... Read more
Sometimes it takes a trauma to change things for the better. ... An inner-urban Melbourne family is turned upside down when their young son Jack is diagnosed with leukemia, and his father's years of infidelity come to light. As the illness takes hold, a desperate mother searches for possible ... Read more
"On July 25, we'll be hosting a social gathering for single men and women... Maybe we can wake up your hormones." - Mayor Josef Gajdos ... After bringing better roads, jobs and cable television to the eastern Slovak hamlet of Zemplínske Hámre, Burgomaster Jozef Gajdos, a retired general, turns ... Read more
A 17-year-old gets a job at the local meat works, and finds the biggest challenge of his first day will be getting out in one peice. In competition at Cannes 2011. ... D Sam Holst P Desray Armstrong, Chelsea Winstanley WS NZ Film Commission TD 35mm/2011 ... Read more
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