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Shapes of Cornish

UK, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Andrea Wonfor

Norman Cornish, the former pitman who has become one of Britain's foremost painters, describes the shapes and sights that tie him to his native village of Spennymoor in north-eastern England.

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