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Lekko

Netherlands, 1954 (MIFF 1958, Programme 18)

Director: Herman Van Horst

Made by the director of Houen Xo this film is about the herring fishing activities of the Iceland fishing fleets. Memorably capturing the life of hardy men whose occupation is to brave the rigours of the North Sea.

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