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Molanna

Poland, 1959 (MIFF 1960, Programme 23)

Director: Aleksandra Jaskulska

A biological film depicting the life of a larva known as Molanna Augustata. The insect inhabits the bottom of the lake where it has an instinct for building dwellings in the sand.

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