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Paradise Lost

Canada, 1970 (MIFF 1973)

Director: Evelyn Lambert

Bright, animated cut-outs epitomise the threat that hangs over all creatures of the wild, as a result of the chemical interference by man with the delicately balanced harmony of nature.

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