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Asylum

Australia, 1968 (MIFF 1969, Australian Films - Programme H)

Director: John M. Bale

A girl "awakes" into a world of the persecuted and insane. Her nightmare becomes increasingly grotesque. An allegory in the Kafka tradition.

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