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The Man You Know

Australia, 1985 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Steve Jacobs

A portrait of a young man's struggle for identity unfolds as he orchestrates a chaotic collection of images from his past The political Campaigning of his father Boh Proudfool ithe Man Von Know) intrudes into his solitary world and triggers paranoid memories of s childhood Christmas, tortured family relationships a Catholic education and a stint as a real estate agent The film satirises the peculiar combination in Australian politics of conservatism apathy the profit motive and rampant pragmatism Dynamic performance by Lance Curtis.

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