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Serendipity Blues

Australia, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Super 8)

Director: Norma Pearse

Coloured liquids travelling in reverse support a paper dog's head, happy to simulate an unearthed spermatozoa on its way to a silk pyjama party. Which side of silk is most tense and receptive to the coloured dye in the unseen jar?

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