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Canada, 1987 (MIFF 1988, Fiction)

Director: Gerald L'Ecuyer

From the analyst's couch, the terminally tragedy-prone Chip Dexter tries to find the root of his grown up insecurities in his childhood horrors. Meanwhile, his analyst, played by Ann Magnuson, Doyen of the infamous Club 57, doodles and cracks walnuts.

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Poland, 1986
A gritty portrayal of a young Polish couple's lifestyle. An alarm clock heralds their shift work and their inability to spend time with one another ... More »

Amnesia

France, 1987
In 1901, Professor Humlum is inspired to help amnesiacs ... More »

Andrew

Australia, 1987
An evening conversation with Jeremy, John and Simon. Oh God, we're not talking about art again, are we? ... More »

As Boys to Wanton Flies

Australia, 1987
An Oedipal Mites-of-Passage film in which Lionel, a bug-eyed pre-pubescent boy learns that the difference between incests and insects is more than a mothful. Lionel is plagued by a fear that won't Ba… More »

The Black Forest

France, 1986
A reared woman from East Berlin, visiting the West, is fascinated by the windows of a large department store. The vision of a man she had loved long ago appears in her memory, transforming the store … More »

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