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The Water Diary (2006)

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A story through a child's eyes about living through a drought.

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A story through a child's eyes about living through a drought.

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Le journal de l'eau  »

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Prestige Australian short.
16 June 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Involving enough short film made as part of a UN Millennium Development Goals project about water and global warming.

In the Australian outback there is a protracted drought. Two young girls find themselves sharing bath water. The horses ("The only two things that I loved" Englert declares) have to go.

The area's alpha female plans playing violin at dusk when the brother says the skies are most likely to respond with rain from the clouds he studies. The kids have to bring and drink jars of water which contain at least one tear drop - no problem.

Not hard to see Campion in this female world, mixing mysticism with an Australian setting.


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