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Arkanum

Germany, 1997 (MIFF 1998, Animation)

Director: Monika Stellmach

In the dungeon many things stir. A creature waits for something to be hatched while trying to rid itself of the scuttling spiders which also inhabit the dungeon. A claymation piece exploring the tension between captivity and release.

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