Frank Doell. A fragile. rarified creature but quite a little charmer. Edinburgh: Dominion
0 Empire State ( 18) 2?: (Ron Peck. UK. 1987) Ray McAnally. Cathryn Harrison. Martin Landau. Lee Drysdale. 102 mins. See panel. Glasgow: Cannon Sauchiehall Street. Edinburgh: Cannon
0 Eraserhead ( 18) (David Lynch. (is.
1976) John Nance. 9(1mins. You may
never eat jelly babies again after the repellent but compelling tale of Henry. his haircut. his girlfriend. his strange offspring and a good deal of pus. Disturbing stuff. (ilasgow: (1171' 0 Eureka ( 18) (Nicolas Roeg. CK. 1982) (iene Hackman. 'l‘heresa Russell. Rutger l laucr. 129 mins. A gold prespector made faboulously rich by a lucky strike twenty years before. resents his daughter‘s marriage to a wealthy French playboy. and suffers the unwelcome attentions ofa crime syndicate who wish to transform his island into a casino. Extraordinary. complex and intricate Roeg-Mayersberg film. both psychological and metaphysical thriller. executed with customary bravura. Edinburgh; Cameo
0 Evid Dead 11: Dead by Dawn ( 18) (Sam Raimi. US. 1987) Bruce Campbell. Sarah Berry. Dan Hicks. 85mins. See panel.
Glasgow; Cinema. (irosvenor. ()deon. Edinburgh; ()deon. Lothian; Cannon Falkirk. Strathclydc; Cannon Circenock. Cannon Kilmarnoek. Kelburnc. ()deon Ayr. ()deon Hamilton. Rialto
JAMES G. ROBINSON PRESENTS A UFLANDIROTH PRODUCTION
0 Experimental Films from Niirnberg As part of the Niirnberg In (ilasgow event this month the (ilasgow Film Theatre will be screening an evening of Super 8mm experimental films by Niirnberg independent producers Stephen (iross-(irollmann and Matthias Fleischmann. The subjects centre on the night sky. folk dancing. the concept of time and Hollywood gone mad. (ilasgow: (i171.
O The Wind (l’l'nye) (PU) (Souleymane Cisse. Mali. 1982) 105 mins. A dissection of the cultural conflicts at work today in West Africa which focuses on student revolt. political repression and the old ways of village life to show some of the adverse effects Westernization can bring. ()ne of the few African films to make it into British distribution. this uses personal tensions to express the turrnoils of a nation in a generally skilful manner. Edinburgh; Filmhouse
0 Fitcarraldo ( PU) (Werner 1 lertzog. West (iermany. 1982) Klaus Kinski. Claudia Cardinalc. 158 mins. Deranged rubber baron Kinski dreams of bringing grand opera to the jungles of the Amazon and will brook no opposition to his schemes. even the fixed constants of mother nature. Sweeping. majestic 1 Ierzog staggerer. Edinburgh; Cameo
0 Five Easy Pieces ( 15) (Bob Rafelson. L'S. 197(1) Jack Nicholson. Karen Black. Susan Anspach. 98 mins. Adventures of a middle-class nogoodnik. his pregnant mistress and his brother‘s girlfriend.
A rchetypally impish Nicholson
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performance and some all-time classic sequences. including the legendary set-to in the diner. bound together with a smashing country soundtrack — one of the finest films of the Seventies and the highpoint of its director's career. to be sure. Edinburgh: Cameo 0 The Fly( 18) (David Cronenberg. US. 1986) Jeff (ioldblum. (ieena Davis. John (ietz. 96 mins. Brilliant ‘reconceptualisation‘ ofthe 1958 Vincent Price camp classic. with gifted scientist (ioldblum falling in love with snooping journalist Davis. w hose feelings are entirely mutual. ’I'hc boffin however. jealously and wrongly suspects the presence of her ex-Iover and in a headrush of emotion drives him to try out the as yet untested teleportation device he has been working on. with himself as a human guinea pig. Unknown to him. a fly is trapped in the apparatus and the experiment is to have dire consequences as a confused computer system fuses the human and the insect at a molecular level. Undeniany appealing performances all round give this superior genre piece an emotional pull to match its thematic richness — with (ioldblum‘s deformities partly created and passed on through sexual contact. echoes of the AIDS epidemic arc doubtless intentional. and the romantic relationship is the catalyst which unleashes all manner of horribly repressed male urges. Absolutely required viewing. Edinburgh: Filmhouse o The Fountainhead ( PG) (King Vidor. US. 19-19) (iary Cooper.
Patricia Neal. Raymond Massey. 114 mins. Worthy if not entirely enthralling or lucid adaptation of Ayn Rand‘s philosophical novel about an ambitious. visionary architect and his compromising battles with the dictates of big business concerns. Edinburgh; Filmhouse 0 Golden Eightiest l5) ‘5‘: (Chantal Akerman. Belgium. 1986) Delphine Seyrig. Myrian Boyer. Fanny Cottencon. 96 mins. A romantic musical fantasy set in an underground Brussells shopping mall sees the various shopkeepers and their assitants caught up in amorous entanglements. The mainstream cross-over of a highly regarded minimalist film-maker. the screenplay credit of Leora Barish ( I)e.s‘perutel_v Seeking Susan) is an indication that this is a highly entertaining. feminist-inclined. bittersweet deflation of the typical dreams of typical girls. Cilasgow; CxFl' O The Green Rayt1’(;)(1£rie Rohmer. France. 1986) Marie Riviere. Lisa lleredia. Vincent (iauthier. 98mins. The latest in Rohmer's increasingly insubstantial ‘Comedies and l’roverbs‘ series tells of the lonely Delphine trying to pass her summer holidays without the benefit of a boyfriend. 'l’ravelling with a suitcase ofself-pity through Normandv and on to the mountains of Biarritz. she finds a companion when she least expects to.
Rohmer‘s lean. observational style
- is still distinctive and admirable but
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