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SMOKE SIGNALS

USA, 1997 (MIFF 1999, International Panorama)

Director: Chris Eye

A highly emotional, immensely enjoyable and affecling film, Smoke Signals was met with a rapturous response at the London and Sundance Film Festivals. Director Chris Eyre walked off with both the coveted Audience Award and Filmmaker's Trophy at Sundance.

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Italy, 1998
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ARLINGTON ROAD

USA, 1998
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