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The Star of Bethlehem

Czechoslovakia, 1969 (MIFF 1971, Programme 32)

Director: Hermína Tyrlová

Hermina Tvrlova, a Czech animator ranking in fame close to Jiri Trnka, uses her favourite material, wool, to tell the Bible story of the Star of Bethlehem.

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