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AGAINST THE GRAIN

Australia, 1980 (MIFF 1980, Programme 42)

Director: Tim Burns

A new low-budget feature film set in the present, which links political terrorism in Australia with the world-wide development of nuclear power. The film seeks to expose attempts by the State and corporate apparatuses to provoke activists of the left into acts of individual terrorism.

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