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Fire Mountain

USA, 1970 (MIFF 1971, Programme 4)

Director: Bert van Bork

The course of a volcanic eruption is shown from beginning to end: the rarely seen termination of volcanic activity is included. Devastation and beauty are the aftermath.

Silver Osella for Children's Film, Venice 1970

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