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Carousel of Lowicz

Poland, 1959 (MIFF 1961, Programme 9)

Director: Jerzy Hoffman

The area around Lowicz is famous for its beautiful regional costumes and this film is about the annual folklore festival held in that city. A Polish documentary which won distinction at the Oberhausen Festival.

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