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Terrain Vague

France, 1957 (MIFF 1958, French Fantasia)

Director: Marcel Martin

A charming, rich woman brings presents to the derelicts of the "Peripheral Land" of Paris. Misunderstanding her motives, they reject her offerings. We also follow the story of a young girl whose future is threatened in this world of peril and seduction.

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