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Sam Smith: Genuine England

UK, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Dudley Shaw Ashton

Sam Smith, whose creations in wood evade the straightforward categories of 'toy' or 'sculpture', talks about the influences that shaped his art.

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