The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.Read More »
David Hare1981-1990DramaMysteryUnited Kingdom
Otar Iosseliani – Sept pièces pour cinéma noir et blanc aka Letter from a Filmmaker. Seven Pieces on Black & White Cinema (1983)Arthouse1981-1990FranceOtar IosselianiShort Film
PLOT: “Before we started work on the film “Les Favoris de la Lune” , I tried to capture on film my first impressions of the city and the people who inhabit it. This etude of Paris, slightly shortened, was shown on television.” – Otar IoselianiRead More »
1971-1980AustraliaDocumentaryJohn DarlingLorne Blair
A re-release of an acclaimed documentary classic by John Darling – A film about the life and death of the 116-year-old Balinese Master-Artist.
In April 1978, in a village situated in the fertile central hills of Bali, the island’s greatest living artist died at the age of 116. Lempad’s longevity was cause enough for wonder, but the magnificent body of art and architecture that he left behind is a greater tribute to an unusual man. He lived his creative life through the most traumatic century of Balinese history.Read More »
A detective follows a killer who films his murders with a knife attached camera.Read More »
Icelandic Film Centre wrote: The film is based on the novel by Indridi G. Thorsteinsson, which is set in a remote valley in the North of Iceland in the year 1937.The slump and sheep disease are crippling farming; young peple are streaming to the centres of urban expansion in this period of rapid economic and social change in Iceland. One farmer and his sons live in the valley alone with their debts and anxieties. The ties which bind the father to the land he has cultivated and lived upon are unbreakable.Read More »
The intertwining storylines of an art dealer, a thief, a police chief inspector, a gun dealer, an inventor, a beautician, several bums, and a crazy old man play out as an 18th century chinaware set and a 19th century portrait pass in and out of their hands. This absurd, hilarious, intricate and surreal cinematic Rubiks cube examines the bizarre twists of fate that draw people and possessions together and apart.Read More »
Leo is a street vendor who, always accompanied by his dog, entertains shoppers on the beach telling stories to a group of guys who actually want to conquer the tourists in a bathing suit. Meanwhile, Mario, a boy on holiday with his father, falls in love with his cello teacher Margherita. Beautiful Margherita, who teaches music and disturbs the sleeps of her adolescent students, is immediately the most popular prey by the guys on the beach. But it will be the father of one of them who manages to covet it.Read More »
PLOT:Part of a tv series in which foreign filmmakers portray a region or town in France.
Otar Iosselani looks at the Basque region and its inhabitants. Concentrating on the Fête Dieu, its traditional Pastorale during Summer 1982 and its festive preparation.Read More »
Andrey Konchalovskiy1981-1990DramaRomanceThe Cannon GroupUSA
After spending the last of WWII in a brutal Japanese POW camp leaving him with nightmares, Ivan returns home to Pennsylvania for his childhood friend, Maria. But he has rivals for her love.Read More »