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Two Men and a Wardrobe

Poland, 1958 (MIFF 1959, Programme 4)

Director: Jakub Dreyer

Two men carrying a large wardrobe emerge from the sea. The adventures of the trio, while looking for food and lodgings, are told in this unusual experimental film, described by its producers as an "etude" by students from Poland's Higher State Film School.

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