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Miss Taurus

Australia, 1994 (MIFF 1994, Fiction)

Director: Graeme Wood

It's 1972 and 'It's Time', but not it seems for Violet who is caught in the limbo world of adolescence in a small costal town Director Graeme Wood's exceptional cinematic rendering of a place, a time and the hard-edged desperation of teen trouble is a tough tour de force of short filmmaking.

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