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Apple Blossom

Australia, 2001 (MIFF 2001, Experimental)

Director: Lee Smith

Apple Blossom is a lavish proliferation of colour, texture and shape Painting scratching and drawing directly onto found 35mm footage creates a lively visual rhythm where the photo­graphic image is engagingly hidden - or revealed.

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