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The Edge of the Deep

Australia, 1959 (MIFF 1959, Programme 1)

Director: P. Bruce, D. Corke

Centred around two derelict barges, this poetic nature film captures some aspects of the Jives of birds living on the shores of Port Phillip Bay.

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