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New Pastures

Poland, 1948 (MIFF 1958, Travel Bag)

Director: Stanislav Mozdzenski

From the harsh Carpadiian heights sheep are moved on to lower lying pastures. This beautifully shot film shows the varied, two-day journey of the sheep, the dogs and the shepherds. Prizewinner at Cannes 1949.

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Canada, 1957
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