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Brief Secrets

Australia, 1993 (MIFF 1994, Documentary)

Director: Diana Leach

Are we what we underwear? Highly stylised in its approach, Brief Secrets enters the personal worlds of five unusual characters who talk about the meaning of their underwear.

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