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Alfalfa 1987

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Alfalfa 1987

8 mins United Kingdom Director. Richard Kwietniowski

From the director of Love and Death on Long Island (1997), Alfalfa offers a witty and exuberantly punning queer dictionary, hell-bent on subverting the Queen’s English. Repeat after me: ‘C’ is for ‘clone’... ‘R’ is for...

Directed by

Richard Kwietniowski

Genres

Documentary

Collection

Shorts Gay Cinema - Out of the Archive

Released

1987

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Richard Kwietniowski

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