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Rubber Gloves

USA, 1998 (MIFF 1999, Experimental)

Director: Tom E. Brown

"Ahh, AIDS. You'll learn to love me baby. Put your diseased hand in mine and I'll show you the way." Moody visual set pieces (shot on super 8, digitally edited, finished on 35mm), surprising words, cool music, odd vocalising make Rubber Gloves sharp, funny, graceful.

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