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Babies on the Sun

Canada, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Experimental)

Director: Garine Torossian

Re-filmed cut-out images from children's books are reprocessed further through slide and computer. These visual delicacies flutter and stutter, acting as a kind of rhythm section to the Sparklehorse song of the same name.

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