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Daddy's Little Bit of Dresden China

UK, 1988 (MIFF 1989, Animation)

Director: Karen Watson

An engaging and apparently benign mixed-animation work develops almost impeccably into a disturbing personal expression of the experience of incest. - (CK)

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