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THE GUERNSEY LILY 2009 - TAPES ONE and TWO (2 miniDVs)       (Library ref no. 089)

The Guernsey Lily Festival was for many years one of Britain's most important international amateur film festivals. At its heart were Richard and Peter Rouillard with their wives Afifa and Mary. The festival enjoyed the strong support of Joan Ozanne a key player in the  island's arts scene. Its top prizes were called Guernsey Lilies.
The collection features captions before each film giving its title and the award received.
TAPE ONE
1.
THE DRILL
by Robert Lorrimer

It is just a simple bit of DIY, but where there is a way for something to go wrong ...

Still from 'The Drill'.  Guernsey Lily & Channel TV award for Best Editing

  2 mins

2.
INSECTS OF THE SEA
by Gino Rosiers and Ilse de Gendt (Netherlands)

Stunning underwater macro photography showing the strange and often beautiful creatures that live beneath the waves.
Still from 'Insects of the Sea'.
Guernsey Lily and Best Nature Film Award
20 mins

3.
CRAZINESS GAME
by Marina Hart (Germany)
 
An animated fairytale which explains why love is always blind and closely associated with madness.
(subtitles)
Still from 'Craziness Game'.
Guernsey Lily and Image Group Award for Best Animation
7 mins

4.
SJENG
Huub Bervoets (Netherlands)

This is a delightful, gentle drama with moments of comedy and pathos. Sjeng finds a bottle of wine in his cellar. It is too good to waste so he decides to wait for a very special moment and a very special person to share it with.

(Subtitles)
Still from 'Sjeng'.

Guernsey Lily, Best Script and Best Acting
23 mins

TAPE TWO
1. MAN-VIRGIN, FLESH-EATING, MONSTER-VAMP FROM HELL
  Philip Beasley (UK)

A loving pastiche of horror films.
Still from 'Man-Virgin etc'.
Guernsey Lily, and Best Documentary
30 mins

2.
DENTOPHOBIA
by Christopher Helmer (Germany)

The hero of this youthful comedy is frightened of dentists. His fears become hallucinatory following his girlfriend's attempt to cure him with a drug injection. The wonderful ending will take everyone by surprise.

Still from 'Dentophobia'.
Guernsey Lily, Best Film in Festival and Best Animation
 
8 mins

Total running time 59 mins & 28 mins. 2 miniDVs


Rental fee £7.50  


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