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Rabbit on the Moon

Australia, 1988 (MIFF 1988, Fiction)

Director: Monica Pellizzari

Set sometime in the ambiguity of Black & White, Rabbit on the Moon retraces the not so black and white childhood of a northern Italian girl growing up in Australian suburbia.

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