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The Christmas Tree

Australia, 1998 (MIFF 1999, Fiction)

Director: Sandra Graham

This four minute charmer is set in rural China in the 1960s. A young boy is intrigued when he comes across a card depicting a Christmas tree, and sets out to make a tree of his own. The no-nonsense narrative builds to a simple and satisfying payoff, as the boy searches for a solution to the one element missing from his tree.

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