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Preserving Wax

Australia, 2000 (MIFF 2001, Animation)

Director: Monica Syrette

In this stop-motion work, a wax doll in a cosy house dreams of escape. Her formidable master does not take kindly to the budding independence of her charge, and a silent and compelling battle ensues. Sometimes the ties that bind become too tight.

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