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Hunger

Canada, 1974 (MIFF 1975)

Director: Peter Foldes

The stark contrast between super-abundance and hunger is forcefully depicted in this short film by means of computer-assisted animation.

Jury Prize, Cannes. Golden Hugo, Chicago. Gold Medal, Barcelona.

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