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My Boyfriend Gave Me Peaches

Canada, 1994 (MIFF 1995, Animation)

Director: Ann Marie Fleming

A wide-eyed yet laconic look at violence and gender role implications 'hide and seeking' at the heart of schoolyard rhyming games Beneath deceptively simple animation techniques lurks a wondrously whimsical and witty intelligence.

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