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Undressing My Mother

Ireland (MIFF 2005, documentary)

Director: Ken Wardrop

Ken Wardrop's award-winning film is an intimate portrait of an elderly, overweight woman, which reveals her perspective on issues of love, ageing and body image. It screened at the Critics' Week in Cannes this year.
D Ken Wardrop P Kristin Brook Larsen, Andrew Freedman WS Venom TD 35mm/col/2004

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