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A STATE OF SIEGE

New Zealand, 1978 (MIFF 1979)

Director: Vincent Ward

The story of Malfred Signal, retired teacher, whose life had been dedicated to nursing her ailing mother, and instructing generations of young girls in the art of drawing. With he mother's death, Malfred attempts break awav and seek a new life.

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RAIN OF THE CHILDREN

New Zealand, 2008
Some secrets are kept forever…In the beautiful yet brutal terrain of New Zealand's Urewera Ranges, elderly Maori tribeswoman Puhi has lived through tragedies so powerful that some, including h… More »

ALPINE FIRE

Switzerland, 1986
Echoing the work of filmmakers such as Herzog (especially Kasper Hauser), Bunuel, Flaherty and Vincent Ward's Vigil, Alpine Fire takes place entirely on the high slopes of a mountain in the Swiss Alp… More »

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