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Boomerang

Yugoslavia, 1961 (MIFF 1963)

Director: Boris Kolar

An animated satire of the military types who sit in deep bunkers waiting to press the buttong: as ardently pacifist as it is funny. Award: Karlovy Vary Festival.

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