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Delirium

Australia, 1988 (MIFF 1988, Animation)

Director: Kathy Smith

Inspired by several events which occurred in January 1986 one particular event was the death of six people travelling in a car from Darwin to Elliott in the N.T, who died of dehydration after the car broke down in the desert In the heat they became delirious

What is delirium? Fragmentation, madness, thirst, delusions, desperation, fears?

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