Jailed ex-fighter Donavan Wallace strikes a deal with the prison warden for early parole – he is to go into a town to pick up a mysterious crate. He finds himself framed for the murder of a local waitress but before being thrown behind bars once again he is able to retrieve, and then hide, the crate. Donavan manages to break free from jail but finds himself pursued by various conspirators who are after the contents of the crate.
After a session of hypnosis reveals suppressed trauma, a young woman confronts memories of her past.
FEAR OF BLUSHING bursts forth with irrepressible hand-painted color, corroded emulsion and a menacing soundscape of looped voices, distorted instrumentals, samples & rhythm. Fleeting visions and voices erupt out of the ominous abstraction in unusual juxtapositions, suggesting a cinematic free-association marked by anxiety, pleasure and shame. Best appreciated in the immediate; the 7200 painted frames fly by at an average of 12 per second.
Belgrade in early 1999, as NATO’s bombing campaign against the former Yugoslavian capital is at its height, a group of friends struggle to survive the attacks and sort through their personal difficulties, all the while working to keep their neighborhood basketball court intact amidst the rubble.
Very early in the morning, Marian, a 7-year-old boy from a small and isolated town in Romania, wakes up his father and convinces him to go to the city, to fix his old television. Despite the bad weather, the father finally agrees. Marian and her father begin the journey, carrying the television set, hoping that in the city they will find Bichescu, a specialist, who will fix their problem. A short road-movie about the father-son relationship and the importance of little things in life.
Joe Gibbons plays Dr. Joe Baldwin, the self-styled child education expert who prepares Zoe from birth, for acceptance into a coveted gifted-only kindergarten program. What becomes evident is one man’s misguided quest to manipulate pitted against one child’s exuberant resistance to being controlled.
Hawkins was an original film for BBC Television about a man who lives a double life, as a Nietzschean Philosophy Lecturer and as a Detective who is fascinated by lowlife and criminal mentalities.
An unpopular high school senior student faces a difficult year and gets himself expelled from school. Taking tips from a convict, he smartens up to gain admission in another school under an alias.