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A Man Walking Falls

Australia, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Super 8)

Director: Julian Dahl

This wacky picaresque film approaches dream, memory, desire and allegedly objective reality on equal terms. Campy stylisation and intuitive association tell a romantic tale of a journey lost.

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