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'Pauline Chan had more on her mind than trifling medical issues after taking a heavy fall down a staircase. As the director of 33 Postcards recovered in July from her New York tumble, she fretted about how she would make it to Australia two weeks later. Her film, the first SinoAustralian joint production to win distribution in this country after the 2007 signing of a bilateral treaty of co-operation, was to have its premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival' (14).