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If Brains Were Dynamite, You Wouldn't Have Enough to Blow Your Nose

Canada, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Peter Bors, Thom Burstyn, John Laing

A documentary about Mark Trent, Montreal artist, who dedicates himself to expressing the horrors of our environment by creating shockingly realistic 'environments' of plastic resin sculpture, which depict mutilations of the human form and human condition After a public scandal over his Toronto exhibition, Trent moved to Europe, and he now works in Berlin.

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