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Cinémathèque Annotations on Film
Eaux d’Artifice Histoire(s) du cinéma Russian Ark A Woman Of Paris Tess

The following are annotations for films screening at the Melbourne Cinémathèque,
July–September 2008.

Greetings by Brian Wilson

Gymnasts, Homunculi and Burning Crocodiles: A Few Thoughts on If…. by David Melville

Comment je me suis disputé… (ma vie sexuelle) by Darragh O’Donoghue

La Maman et la putain by Martine Pierquin

Medium Cool by David Sanjek

Petulia, mon amour by Adrian Danks

Paris Doesn’t Belong to us Anymore: Arnaud Desplechin’s Absurd Theatre of Life in La Sentinelle by Adam Bingham

Witches’ Hammer by Andrew Leavold

Fritz Lang

Power and the Mythic Gaze in Fritz Lang’s Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler by Arthur Rankin

Fury by John Fidler

“Pure Artifice”: Fritz Lang’s Moonfleet by Adrian Danks

Where Dreams Go to Die: Scarlet Street by Sarah Nichols

You Only Live Once by Christopher Justice

The following are annotations for films screening at the Melbourne Cinémathèque,
April–June 2008.

* denotes a republished annotation

Carlton + Godard = Cinema by Bruce Hodsdon

Boxing on with Mao and Mundine: Come Out Fighting by Dylan Rainforth

Mambo Girl by Kevin Lee

The Palm Beach Story by Brian Wilson

Carl Dreyer

Day of Wrath by Martyn Bamber

Dreaming in Words: Gertrud by Trevor Mowchun

Ordet by Darragh O’Donoghue

La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc * by Michael Koller

Præsidenten (The President) by Miguel Marías

Vampyr by Catherine S. Cox

François Truffaut

Day for Night by Brian Hoyle

Duet for Three: Les Deux Anglaises et le Continent by David Melville

Mississippi Mermaid by Jonathan Dawson

Andrzej Wajda

Ashes and Diamonds by Rahul Hamid

A Generation and Kanal * by Boris Trbic

Polish Reveries & Reflections: Andrzej Wajda’s Man of Marble by Adam Bingham

The following are annotations for films screening at the Melbourne Cinémathèque,
January–March 2008.

Eaux d’Artifice: Wet Dreams and Water Sports in the Garden of Delights by Deborah Allison

The End of St. Petersburg by Robert Keser

The Godless Girl by David Sanjek

Histoire(s) du cinéma by Alifeleti Brown

“You Press the Button, We Do the Rest”: Some Thoughts on Péter Forgács’ The Land of Nothing by Adrian Danks

Russian Ark by Pasquale Iannone

State Legislature by John Fidler

Wild Night in El Reno by Brian Darr

A Woman of Paris by James L. Neibaur

Roman Polanski

Dance of the Vampires/The Fearless Vampire Killers by Darragh O’Donoghue

Andrzej and Krystyna go Boating: Roman Polanski’s Knife in the Water by Matthew Clayfield

Macbeth by Martyn Bamber

Rosemary’s Baby by Pedro Blas Gonzalez

Painterly Moments in Roman Polanski’s Tess by Arthur Rankin

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