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1001 Suburban Nights

Australia, 1992 (MIFF 1993, Fiction)

Director: Spiro Economopoulos

A suburban encounter and a mutual need for companionship lead to a re-telling of the tales of 1001 Arabian Nights. Eerily distant images force words back into the prominence they once held in the days before cinema, radio and T.V.

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