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The Mom Tapes

USA, 1978 (MIFF 1986, Video Visions - Personal and Public - Ilene Segalove)

Director: Ilene Segalove

Segalove employs a hybrid form of scripted documentary through which mother and daughter create a series of ironically witty skits.

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