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Passing Cloud

Australia, 1980 (MIFF 1980, Programme 67)

Director: Joel Peterson

Ducks, people, dogs and unspoiled dreams. Freshness and humour — struggling, striving — eggs full of surprises — ideals, innocence and cunning — snails feelers.

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