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Avoca

Australia, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Documentary)

Director: Neirda Moore

Avoca traces the filmmaker's memories of growing up in a small coastal town, amidst the burgeoning beach culture of the 70s. A poignant and revealing testimony, it blends Australian popular history with an individual sense of belonging.

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