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Tant Qui'l y Aura des Betes

France, 1955 (MIFF 1958, Programme 6)

Director: Jules Brassai

Brassai has written of it: "This is not a zoo film . . . perhaps I have taken the animals and used them as dancers in a ballet; a musical ballet; perhaps closer to animated design than a documentary."

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