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Oisín

Ireland, 1969 (MIFF 1971, Programme 9)

Director: Patrick Carey

Made as a contribution to European Conservation Week, Oisin is a moving record of the stark and simple glories of primitive nature and its sounds.

There are no humans, no buildings, no music and no commentary; there is only a poetic assembly of natural scenes and sounds, without intrusive artifice. The film is a tribute to the poet whose name provides the title.

Golden Hugo, Norman McLaren Award, Chicago

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