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Caligrama

Brazil, 1995 (MIFF 1996, Documentary)

Director: Eliane Caffe

A film about the world of the Sao Paulo homeless a visual poem of great beauty and intensity Combining documentary footage and "dramatic" sequences the filmmaker comments on the often primitive nature of our struggle for space for survival in modern society. (KH)

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