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Winging It

Australia, 1998 (MIFF 1999, Animation)

Director: Max Bannah

Featuring a combination of animation techniques, this film tells the story of a young man who sends letters home to his family while backpacking around the world. When travelling through Jordan he encounters a mysterious local with a rifle and childhood memories of his grandfather as a soldier in the Middle East and his father at a sideshow alley shooting gallery are triggered. An engaging, autobiographical tale of family, memory and adventure.

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