Quote: On August 9, 1945, the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki. This film, based on a story by Mitsuharu Inoue, describes the daily life of people in Nagasaki the day before that fateful event. It presents the human drama of people’s lives, and their feelings of joy and sadness. These include a newlywed … Continue reading Kazuo Kuroki – Tomorrow – ashita (1988)
Quote: A widow and her father live alone and make a living by mending oil lamps and making charcoal.
Here a short description: This compelling film represents a rare record of an original genius. In Jung on Film, the pioneering psychologist tells us about his collaboration with Sigmund Freud, about the insights he gained from listening to his patients’ dreams, and about the fascinating turns his own life has taken. Dr. Richard I. Evans, … Continue reading Stephen Segaller – Jung on film (1957)
Synopsis Adaptation of Zola’s novel about 18th-century French coal miners going on strike to fight for better conditions.
No IMDB entry Synopsis : Jean-Jacques Rousseau has just finished his last film, shot in unworthy conditions. He is preparing to show it to the movie critics of a local newspaper. The filmmaker launches the first images but these reveal all the problems that a non-professional filmmaker may encounter.
This evocative tribute to the mother of American avantgarde film calls forth the spirit of one who was larger than life as recounted by those who knew her. Friends and contemporaries float through her homes, recalling in tiny bits and pieces words of Deren’s architectural and personal interior space. Clips from her films are projected … Continue reading Barbara Hammer – Maya Deren’s Sink (2011)
Das magische Band – West Germany 1959, 21 min. Directed by: Ferdinand Khittl Written by: Bodo Blüthner, Ferdinand Khittl, Ernst von Khuon Cinematography by: Ronald Martini Music by: Oskar Sala Edited by: Irmgard Henrici Cast: Margot Trooger, Ferdinand Khittl Produced by: Gesellschaft für bildende Filme, München One of the 3 short films that came as … Continue reading Ferdinand Khittl – Das magische Band AKA The Magic Tape (1959)