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Damsels Be Damned

Australia, 1987 (MIFF 1987)

Director: Wendy Thompson

Fairytales have never been less Grimm. Jest (or gests) and jousts in Wagga Wagga parallel contemporary women's encounters with Patriarchy (or should that be Tapriarchy) in the guise of a tap-dancing lawyer A consuming tale where an educated princess and her author unlearn their privileges in the pursuit of a meaty ending.

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