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The Girl Who Swallowed Bees

Das Mädchen, das Bienen schluckte

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THE GIRL WHO SWALLOWED BEES

"I'm searching in vain for the reason, that I am so sad and distressed ..." Ah, the sweet melancholia of youth. A young teenage girl feels so distraught that she even swallows bees in an attempt to end her life. But instead, from this moment on she sees her life in a lustrous, honey-golden light ...

Australia 2006, 9 min

by

Paul McDermott

with

Pia Miranda