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And a Fire Engine to Go With the Dog

Australia, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Fiction)

Director: Ian Watson

Thomas, embarking on a new life, collides with Elizabeth - a 'woman in red'. Together they discover something about themselves and each other.

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