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On Probation

UK, 1983 (MIFF 1984)

Director: David Sproxton

One of the “Conversation Pieces" series (another, "Early Bird", is also in this year's Festival) The series uses real-life conversations as the sound track to animated clay models.

This film takes a conversation recorded in a probationary hostel, when one of the residents makes a request for time off.

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