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As the Nightingale Waits for Summer

UK, 1960 (MIFF 1961, Programme 29)

Director: Georges Pessis

An account of the settlement of 400 white Russians on farms in Brazil. Apart from the fascinating nature of the undertaking it describes, the film gains much by its sympathetic evocation of the Russian way of life in the New World.

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Rennies Mill

UK, 1960
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Refuge England

UK, 1959
This intensely personal film brilliantly communicates the loneliness of a stranger confronted with the vastness of a foreign city. A first impression of London and Londoners is captured with a fresh,… More »

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