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Amelia Rose Towers

Australia, 1992 (MIFF 1992, Experimental)

Director: Jackie Farkas

Amelia Rose Towers — whose initials spell ART — faces off against an adversary whose initials spell MAN, after passmg through sur­realist chambers and screens offering images of a personal identity that can never be recon­ciled Camp, baroque, decadently theatrical, with a distinctly Warhohan rap on the sound­track, Amelia Rose Toivers is filled also with an acute atmosphere of fear and Ioathmg, and a suitably perverse ethic of survival (AM)

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