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Pleasure Domes

Australia, 1987 (MIFF 1988, Animation)

Director: Maggie Fooke

A reflective essay on the imposition of meretricious images upon landscape Narrative as a state of mind; landscape as an ice cream sundae. From the beach at Nice, to St Kilda Esplanade Selected for competition, Cannes 1988.

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