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The Lady of the Lake

UK, 1995 (MIFF 1996, Animation)

Director: Vera Neubauer

Narrated by a child this film tells of the legend of a mermaid who falls in love with a man. The deceptive fairytale aspect of the film however is boldly undercut both by the vibrant and by the contemporary nature of the narrative. Neubauer has created a stnkmgly powerful fable which resonates hauntmgly. (AS)

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