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The Prize

Australia, 1961 (MIFF 1962)

Director: Tim Burstall

Adventures of four children and a billygoat. First Prize, Children's Film Section, "for its delightful simplicity and its power to carry one into the world of children". Adelaide Advertiser Prize.

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