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Le Coupeur D'eau

France, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Fiction)

Director: Philippe Tabarly

Inspired by a Marguerite Duras story, this speechless tale of the demise of an impoverished family evinces the bleak pessimism and cool purity of a Bresson film, rather than the humanism and warm sentiment of a neorealist film by De Sica or Satyajit Ray (FF)

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