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Amor

Australia, 1997 (MIFF 1998, Fiction)

Director: Jean-Pierre Mignon

Through a progression of flashbacks, Amor tells the story of eight year old Caitlin living with her diplomat parents in Buenos Aires. Influenced by the surrounding popular culture of romance, Caitlin learns about love, sex and disillusion through the relationship Marta, the family maid, and her handsome nocturnal visitor.

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