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The Brooch Pin and the Sinful Clasp

UK, 1989 (MIFF 1989, Animation)

Director: Joanna Woodward

Breaking all the rules and employing almost every animation technique available from plasticine models to paper cut-outs, director Woodward has devised both a Gothic and witty film.

Jumbling live action with animation and without subtitles or spoken word the film explores a romantic idea of femininity. A man scales a tower block sure that the ballerina dancing atop is dancing only for him.
- (TB)

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