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New Zealand, 1933 (MIFF 1989, New Zealand Archive Shorts)

An astonishing array of New Zealand talent on display in this bizarre curio.

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The Jack Welsh Sound Test

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Le Manoir du Diable

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We the Living

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Rachel Dustbin's Dog and the Law

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Fly

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Careful With That Crossbow

He was careful with an axe, he was careful with a power tool, now he's armed to the teeth. ... More »

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