Films in ‘main programme’
Eisenstein en México: el círculo eternoAlejandra Islas IFFR 1998
Well-made and informative documentary about Eisenstein's famous, ambitious and unfinished Mexican film Que viva México.
Felice...Felice...Peter Delpeut IFFR 1998
Japanese chamber play and road movie filmed in an Amsterdam studio about the photographer Felice who went looking for an old love at the end of the 19th century. Opening film of the 27th Rotterdam festival.
Lawn DogsJohn Duigan IFFR 1998
Beautifully photographed satirical drama, in which the relationship between a man who mows grass in an affluent neighbourhood and a ten-year-old girl provide emotional profundity.
The House of YesMark Waters IFFR 1998
Dynamic and satirical film about a rich and dysfunctional family in which the lights go out on Thanksgivings. With the new star Parker Posey in the lead as 'Jackie O'.