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La Route Des Epices

France, 1953 (MIFF 1957, Progressions)

Director: W. Novik

Told through the faded splendour of European illuminated manuscripts, Persian and Indian miniatures and Chinese paintings, the film illustrates the famous traveller's ventures into the fabulous 13th Century and his return to his native Venice.

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Regina Caeli

Belgium, 1956
The film shows the devotion of Fra Angelico to the Virgin Mary. A sequence which presents the Italian countryside, peaceful, evocative of Paradise, precedes the part devoted to the Annunciation and N… More »

Humanisme - Victoire De L'Esprit

Belgium, 1956
At the time of the Renaissance the Humanist movement brought about an intellectual, moral and psychological rebirth in the whole of Europe. The film, which is of a philosophical character, portrays t… More »

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