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Brainy

Denmark / New Zealand, 2011 (MIFF 2012, Shorts Showing Before Features)

Director: Daniel Joseph Borgman

Brainy

Daniel Borgman (Lars and Peter, MIFF 09; Berik, MIFF 10) delivers a moving tale of a boy who believes that his much-loved grandfather is still alive and possessing the power to reanimate dead animals.

Screens with Nana (France, 68 mins).

D Daniel Joseph Borgman P Katja Adomeit S Daniel Joseph Borgman, Malou Reymann WS NZ Film Commission L Danish w/English subtitles TD HD Cam/2011

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