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Sledgehammer

UK, 1990 (MIFF 1994, Animation Focus - Totally Aardman)

Director: Stephen Johnson

With a little help from The Brothers Quay and Peter Gabriel's record company, Stephen Johnson and the Aardman team put together this ground-breaking pop clip that still stands as a high point in the field. Repeated viewings still leave you marvelling.

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