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Avondale Dogs

New Zealand, 1994 (MIFF 1994, Fiction)

Director: Gregor Nicholas

Avondale New Zealand 1965. A young boy, Paul, contends with the profound events taking place in his life. This is a beautifully crafted, evocative and moving story of guilt, loss, love and smoked eels.

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