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Puppenhead

Australia, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Children's Film Festival)

Director: David Cox

A Berlin puppet maker. Goethe, takes his clockwork puppet knife throwing act to New York. It is 1934 and a Nazi spy is watching him.

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