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Backyard Movie

USA, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Fiction)

Director: Bruce Weber

With self-deprecating humour, Bruce Weber relives his youthful cravings, adolescent crush­es and overwhelming desire to look like Clint Eastwood.

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