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Makes Me Stronger

Australia, 1996 (MIFF 1996, Fiction)

Director: Bill Mousoulis

A dark comedy with Bill Mousoulis as a whining effete filmmaker who is trying to reconcile his feelings of envy for his more successful peers. Suffering funding knock backs and personal reaction he grasps the nettle with insights like "oh well".

Bitter that his great artistic vision "I am Rosselim and 70s TV" has not caught on he is left to lament that he didn t really want to be famous anyway Besides failure Makes Me Stronger. A courageous and confronting comedy. Well I think it s a comedy. (sc)

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