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Seven Days Under Mavis

Australia, 1993 (MIFF 1994, Fiction)

Director: Anna Johnson

Immobilized by a shattered back, Frank lies pinned under the decomposing body of his wife Mavis, and is forced to re-evaluate his relationship with her as his love turns to revulsion and hatred. Such ghastly and tragic circumstances, though handled with supreme sensitivity, create an inspired context for examining themes of love and grieving.

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