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Alchemists

Canada, 1992 (MIFF 1993, Animation)

Director: Heide Blomkvist

A modern, cautionary fable which explores life, death and rebirth, the futility of permanence and the inevitability ofchange. The film is made from the point of view of one of nature's most beautiful creatures, a tiny bug.

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