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Did You Do the Napkin Tops?

Canada, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Experimental)

Director: Lisa Doyle

A humorous account of the artisf s crummy-sut-high paymg jobs Utilizing repetitive edit-ng techniques and a rambling, ranting voiceover, the film takes a tongue-in-cheek ook at that daily phenomenon known as the 'character building pay cheque'.

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