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Aubrey and the Beanstalk

UK, 1980 (MIFF 1981, Animation (1))

Director: Derek Philips

Aubrey is an inventor with his own approach to inventing, and in this film his peculiar logic leads him to some odd but thought-provoking conclusions. A beanstalk grows in Aubrey's garden. He climbs it and enters a world of music. But he upsets the boss. . .a gigantic tuba.

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Precious Metal

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