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The A Ha! Experience

USA, 1988 (MIFF 1991, New York Experimental)

Director: Julie Zando

A young woman, on the brink of sexual awakening, is shocked by the presence of her mother in her bed. This image haunts her, and the imagined presence of the mother's body provides the backdrop for all further sexual encounters.

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