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Spotcheck

Austria, 1994 (MIFF 1995, Youth Film Festival)

Director: Sabine Hiebler, Gerhard Ertl

Spotcheck is a work upon the genre of TV ads and looks at the world that advertising has wrought. A visually stimulating piece which provokes questions and thoughts.

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