Cinema Papers


Nick Roddick

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Editorial 3
NEWS IN BRIEF: A round-up of events, issues and information on the Australian film and television scene 5
PROFILES: French director Agnes Varda, Hoyts honcho Jonathan Chissick and feminist film writer Annette Kuhn 7
ON LOCATION: Making Bruce Petty’s The Movers 38
FILM AND TV COMMENT: Reviews of Alice to Nowhere, Cactus, Dreamchlld, Fair Game, - Fool for Love, Fortress, Frog Dreaming, Highlander, The Lancaster Miller Affair, Land of Fiope, Malcolm, Playing Beatie Bow, Ran, Salvador, Stammheim, Tusitala and all the latest releases 41
CINEMA BOOKSHELF: An Australian Film Reader, a book about Val Lewton, Tarkovsky’s testament and a couple of Mel Gibson bios 58
OVERSEAS REPORTS: The latest film and TV news from our regular foreign correspondents 62
People power: Lino Brocka talks about Filipino filmmaking in the months since Mrs Aquino’s revolution 13
FESTIVALS AND MARKETS: a look at Australia’s two main film festivals, and reports from Munich and Pula 67
TECHNICALITIES: Fred Harden ogles the new toys on show at this year’s SMPTE exhibition 71
PRODUCTION: A quick run -down on what’s currently in front of the cameras, plus our usual exhaustive Production Survey listings 75
Copyright or copywrong: Why we see so few film clips on Australian TV 28


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Reproduced by permission of one of the founding editors, Phillippe Mora. This material is made available for the purposes of research and study. Commercial use is prohibited. Issues digitised from original copies in the collection of Ray Edmondson.

Cinema Papers #59 September 1986