R. Bruce Elder

Illuminated Texts



180 mins. colour 1982



"Breathtaking in its techniques, rhapsodic in its passion, and encyclopedia in its scope, the film traces the long fall from paradise into modern barbarism." Art Gallery of Ontario





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