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Ashes in the Thicket

Korea, 1998 (MIFF 1999, Animation)

Director: Lee Sung-Gang

A man who accidentally sees a UFO subsequently suffers from powerful and painful hallucinations. In desperation, he and his girlfriend commit suicide to escape the hallucinations but find themselves in an equally strange world inhabited by beings with only half a body.

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