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The Innocent Eye

UK, 1959 (MIFF 1960, Programme 4)

Director: John Schlesinger

An exploration of the child's world, seen through their drawings and paintings; based on Traherne's "Is It Not Strange, than an Infant should be Heir of the whole World, and see those Mysteries which the Books of the Learned never unfold?"

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