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The Secret Path

East Germany, 1957 (MIFF 1958, Highly Strung Dolls)

Director: Kurt Weiler

Karl often leaves his sisters and steals away to lay traps for birds. One day a wild boar pushes him into a pit but he is rescued by the aid of a clever rook.

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