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Once As If A Balloon

Australia, 1989 (MIFF 1990, Animation)

Director: Sabrina Schmid

The basis for this animation are photographs taken on one day in 1961, representing the filmmaker's own childhood, specifically "the event of being tossed in the air as a one year old". She describes the film as an "autobiographical notation...reworked and animated from the present, adult point of view" and so, the "nature of memory, time and distance is reflected upon".
- (HK)

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