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Dante's View

USA, 1991 (MIFF 1991, Experimental)

Director: Richard Newton

A short film built up around the sinister glare of the filmmaker looking into the camera. Coarse and abrupt, it is effective in its capacity to sustain a peculiar confrontation with the audience. (SC)

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