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Donuts for Breakfast

New Zealand, 2000 (MIFF 2000, Fiction)

Director: Felicity Morgan-Rhind

Josie Spratt, a pudgy tomboy who fights with her sisters, is a primary school champion swimmer. She has a disturbing secret that no one suspects. This film uses strong, distinctive imagery and characterisation to tell a darkly familiar story.

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