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The Artist

Sweden, 1987 (MIFF 1988)

Director: Jonas Grimas

A delightfully delicious "smorgasbord" of sound effects which explodes on the palate The artist arrives in the country to give a performance. At the airport he meets a customs officer, who goes to see the show

Winner of the BAFTA Award 1988, Best Short Fiction

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