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Endless Creation - The Fountain of Youth

Japan, 1957 (MIFF 1958, Programme 28)

Director: Yukio Tomizawa

We are shown a glimpse of the complicated system of life through the functions of glucuronic acid which is indispensable for the preservation of youth and energy.

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