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A Divided World

Sweden, 1948 (MIFF 1954, Films Of Arne Sucksdorff)

Director: Arne Sucksdorff

The film captures the harshness of the struggle for existence between the stoats, foxes, hares and owls in the dark cold of a winter's night in a Swedish forest.

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