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Desert, The

Australia, 2006 (MIFF 2006, Fiction Shorts)

Director: Glendyn Ivin

Desert, The

“I want to show you the desert, there's something out there. Something precious, something painful. I didn't think I'd need it anymore but I do.” Starring Adalita from Magic Dirt, The Desert follows a woman passing through a desolate landscape searching for something, or someone.


D/S Glendyn Ivin P Bianca Martino WS Exit Films TD 35mm/2006/8mins

Glendyn Ivin was born in Tamworth, Australia, in 1971. He is an award winning commercials and music clip director. His short film Cracker Bag (MIFF 2003) won the Palm d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003.

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