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Cat's Cradle

Australia, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Fiction)

Director: Liz Hughes

Dad, clad only m his underclothes, lies stiffen­ing on the Kitchen table Once dressed, he begins his last journey to join us, the mesmeRIzed audience, m the dark flicker of the cin­ema A glittenngly sombre fable shot with assurance by Swinburne graduate student Liz Hughes. (RR)

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