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War Story

UK, (MIFF 1991, Animation)

Director: Peter Lord

A stirring story from the second World War. Narrator, Bill, speaks out frankly about the bombing and the plumbing, revealing the astonishing resilience of ordinary people in the face of Hitler, subsistence and a deaf coalman!

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Down and Out

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