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DAISY: THE STORY OF A FACELIFT

Canada, 1982 (MIFF 1983)

Director: Michael Rubbo

Daisy feels she needs a facelift.

The film follows her through all the stages, from the preliminary visit with the surgeon, to the actual operation. Interspersed with Daisy's story is an examination of other aspects of cosmetic surgery and the value system that has created this industry.

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Sir! Sir!

Canada, 1968
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SAD SONG OF YELLOW SKIN

Canada, 1970
This is a film on the other Saigon, where bombs seldom fall and blood seldom flows. It shows what some of the ordinary people who have grown up on the fringe of perpetual war, do and feel: the childr… More »

WET EARTH AND WARM PEOPLE

Canada, 1972
Glimpses of life in Indonesia, in and around Jakarta. This film is a chance, unscripted view of people in the city and a nearby village, in this crescent of islands, nothing goes by the book. ... More »

THE PEANUT BUTTER SOLUTION

Canada, 1985
The first fiction feature by documentary director Michael Rubbo, the solution of the title refers to a magical cure for hair restoration devised by the ghosts of two tramps for a bold boy called Mich… More »

OK Camera

Canada, 1972
OK Camera takes the viewer behind the scenes during the on-location shooting of several major Quebec film productions, including Kamouraska, starring Genevieve Bujold. Film makers, stars and fans spe… More »

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