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For a Better Life

Australia, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Fiction)

Director: Nicolina Caia

A simple, sensitively observed story about a man who receives news of his brother's death, and how he deals with his grief. It features an engagingly understated performance by Luciano Catenacci, veteran of numerous Italian features, who later migrated to Australia and to whom the film is dedicated. He died in October last year. (HK)

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