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Pigs Can Fly

Australia, 1988 (MIFF 1989, Fiction)

Director: Connie Steinhart

A Greek widow abandons her farm in search of the Murrumbidgee where she believes she will catch a boat and eventually return to her homeland. Her determination leads us to believe she may actually realise her dream. -(CK)

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