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Arc of Descent

Australia, 2001 (MIFF 2001, Experimental)

Director: Geoffrey Weary

Framed largely by the grim machinery of war and the flames of destruction, this moving collage of found and new footage travels the fatal path of kamikaze pilots in World War II. and offers up the potential for redemption through the preservation of memory.

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