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Passionless Moments

Australia, 1983 (MIFF 1984)

Director: Jane Campion

This film documents one of the most neglected aspects of the human condition Psychologists refer to this phenomenon as "the passionless moment" A series of slyly humorous observations on contemporary Australian life.

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