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About Face

UK, 1978 (MIFF 1979)

Director: Chris James

Facial transformations, human and animal, including Henry VIII, Mick Jagger, Groucho Marx, Oscar Wilde, Prince Phillip, Pablo Picasso Salvador Dali, Idi Amin, etc.

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