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When the Moon Falls

Australia, 1985 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Stephen Mackerras

A surrealist allegorical fable (from Oueensland?!) dealing with the Increasing gap between rich and poor and the wall of illusions that rich men hide behind. The influence of Samuel Beckett is apparent but the film also has a genuinely native sense of humour In its language and performances.

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