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Short Vision

UK, 1954 (MIFF 1956, Dead in Focus)

Director: Joan Foldes, Peter Foldes

Deals with the end of the world. The vision is of atomic destruction. The "Thing" suddenly appears, but whether people see it or are asleep they perish.

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