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The Loaf of Bread

Czechoslovakia, 1960 (MIFF 1962)

Director: Jan Nimec

Awarded the Silver Rose at the Amsterdam Festival, The Loaf of Bread, made by Prague students, tells the story of a group of prisoners sitting by the side of their wagons while their train is halted. A group plot to steal a loaf of bread from a train across the sidings: how to evade the guards and get the loaf is the story.

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