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Times Union Article about Tales of Europe

European film series kicks off at Chatham’s Crandell Theater

CHATHAM — A heavy metal-loving construction worker is fan hired to help build the world’s biggest statue of Christ — yes, bigger than Rio’s mountaintop mammoth — for a Polish village. He’s helping guide the giant Jesus head toward the statue’s neck. Suddenly, there’s a horrible accident. The young builder’s face is mutilated. Talented surgeons choose him to get Poland’s first face transplant. But the villagers’ reaction to his modern medical miracle is medieval. They think his transplant is against God’s will.

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