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Swimming

Australia, 1990 (MIFF 1990, Fiction)

Director: Belinda Chayko

A short film that recreates a home video view of lingering domestic tragedy. The realism that home video presents is captured in strong performances and evocative cinematography. Carefully observed constructions of seemingly unedited and unsteady home video make you wonder whether the domestic camcorder may soon replace the television soap opera.
- (TC)s

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