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Masquerade

Canada, 1984 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Co Hoedeman

Master animator Hoedeman. who won an Oscar In 1979 for his lilm THE SAND CASTLE gives each ol the puppets in this film a distinctive personality Human foibles are easily discernible behind Ihe papier mache exterior Planning a masquerade, the puppets sew sculpt hammer and generally concoct a bumper crop of Outrageous disguises The air crackles with excitement. moods soar and plummet as they create.

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