Fiction

A film poem with flying hats, talking trees and weather vanes. Wind is a lyrical and beautiful venture into the memories of an old woman. ... And the little girl says "It is as if Heaven gently kissed the Earth, so that the Earth should dream of Heaven in its blossom gleam." ... Read more
Beautifully crafted futuristic film noir, Bladerunner in a nutshell. Interned in a psychiatric hospital, Marcus takes his nurse as hostage in order to confront the mysterious 'force' that neutralised him and his brother in a bank hold-up. ... Read more
Sarah's father has disappeared; her mother, too, is lost to the adult world, fighting a private battle against the agony of rejection. But jeal­ousy, cruelty and pain are also the stuff of fairy tales, and Sarah has her own interpretation of the age-old story unfolding before her. (SB) ... Read more
Slapstick pathos and off-cut laughs abound in this crackling tale of a man and his pig. The caretaker of a derelict rocket range spends his days playing the spoons and poker (or should that be porker!) but then 'Booster' cashes in his chips. ... Read more
Linda longs for the attention, empowerment and sensuality seemingly guaranteed by breast implants. Her friends and even the waitress at their table try to convince her that happiness doesn't come neatly packaged in silicone. ... Read more
Shinohara constructs a delicately nuanced por­trait of a highly charged relationship between two young men. With minimal ingredients — one location, two characters, one day's passage — he has produced a subtle and shifting study of a brief encounter, in the process touching on a variety of social issues — concerning work, gender and power — as well as displaying the kind ot cinematographic artistr... Read more
What's worse than Christmas? Easter, that's what, when Angela's relationship with Dan is thrashing out its death throes, amidst the flying bullets of verbal abuse and the occasional hurtled chocolate egg. He flees and she's left to hide under the bedclothes and face the fact that life goes on. A wry sitcom about bearing the universal cross of loving and leaving and trying to rise again from the de... Read more
Somewhere in a block of apartments a couple wakes up in the morning of January 1st, 2000. As they enter upon a new day at a leisurely pace they find themselves under an unexpected attack. Simple in narrative but distinguished in style, X2000 is a charming piece of filmmaking with all the feel and seductiveness of French cinema. ... Read more
A young girl living in a remote wrecking yard is forced to take on the town bullies when they travel out to torment her father. ... Selected for competition at Cannes. ... D Michael Spiccia P Jessica Mitchell S Julius Avery TD HD Cam/2012 ... Read more
Belly-dancing, beer, love handles and beer-bellies. Cultures collide in the life of Annette the belly dancer. Embracing Lebanese culture, she discovers that cultural stereotyping works both ways, facing chauvinism and fighting cultural myth number two: that you are born with the rhythm in you, it cannot be learnt. ... Read more
A Japanese businessman and a Japanese female musician happen to meet in Vienna after many years apart. Now they are forced to seek and define their cultural and personal home. Screened in Cannes 2002. ... Read more
An impressive and provocative dance film, featuring the Ballet Teatro de la Habana. ... Read more
Bonni loves Wiltem. Willem loves himself, and the company of others, but not Bonni's. Bonni wonders what a girl has to do to attract a man. She asks for our advice. A comedy. ... Read more
The TV is talking and it's not happy! ... Via pithy pastiches of every imaginable TV genre, from soaps and Oprah-style talk shows, to news, gardening and the ubiquitious music-video, Paul Ruven (How to Survive a Broken Heart-MiFF '91) discovers there may be 57 chan­nels, but there's only one story. ... Read more
Sarajevo, 1994. In a besieged tunnel connecting ordinary folk to the outside world, a mixed amateur choir is called upon to save a pregnant, albeit ailing cow. However the group must also bond together to salvage something far greater—hope! Winner of the Golden Bear for Best Short Film, Berlin. ... Read more
A French road trip in Argentina turns into a mission for Marcus to cheer up his recently dumped brother Antoine. ... --- ... D Edouard Delue P Emmanuel Agneray, Jerome Bleitrach S Edouard Deluc, Olivier de Plas, David Roux WS Bizibi L French, Spanish w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2009 ... --- ... D Edouard Delue P Emmanuel Agneray, Jerome Bleitrach S Edouard Deluc, Olivier de Plas, David Roux WS Biz... Read more
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