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Without Rockets

Canada, 1994 (MIFF 1995, Fiction)

Director: Gary Yates

Slapstick pathos and off-cut laughs abound in this crackling tale of a man and his pig. The caretaker of a derelict rocket range spends his days playing the spoons and poker (or should that be porker!) but then 'Booster' cashes in his chips.

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France, 1994
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The Body

UK, 1994
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