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UK, 1994 (MIFF 1995, Animation)

Director: Daniel Simpson

A stonemason engaged to decorate a Gothic cathedral is cursed and branded a heretic after he unwittingly incorporates the likeness of a witch into his work.

In this superb example of contemporary clay animation the film maker draws on Mediaeval iconography to recreate Bruegel like scenes in a most entertaining piece of cinema.

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