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Adventures of *

USA, 1957 (MIFF 1958, The Fresh Approach)

Director: John Hubley

This animated film of a little boy and his father is a fable reminding us that we need not outgrow our childhood endowment of looking at the world with the "innocent eye" of spontaneous enjoyment.

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