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Macha's Curse

USA, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Animation)

Director: Rose Bond

An Irish tale of the shift in social allegiance from mother-clan to father-king. The pregnant goddess Macha, to save her boastful husband, concedes to run a race against the King's horses. Created in a cameraless style of animation by drawing and painting frame by frame directly on clear 35mm film. (S.B)

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