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Chansons Sans Paroles

Israel, 1958 (MIFF 1959, Programme 22)

Director: Yoram Gross

A semi-abstract experimental film personifying discarded objects to express the gamut of emotions Third prize winner at the Bruxelles Experimental Film Festival in 1958.

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