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Alone

Yugoslavia, 1958 (MIFF 1959, Programme 4)

Director: V. Mimica

This film won first prize for the best cartoon at the Venice Festival last year. It tells the story of a man who seeks in sleep freedom from the day's worries, but finds a greater fear in its solitude.

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