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Babylon

UK, 1986 (MIFF 1994, Animation Focus - Totally Aardman)

Director: Peter Lord, David Sproxton

A meeting of arms dealers is brought to a bloody conclusion, observed by a diffident waiter. This was Aardman's disturbing contribution to a series of Channel 4 funded films on the apocalypse.

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