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Lecture on Man

UK, 1962 (MIFF 1963)

Director: Richard Williams

Using live action clips, still photography, and various animation techniques, Richard Williams illustrates a lecture given by Christopher Logue on the human situation. Awards: Gold Prize, Mannheim Festival; Special Jury Prize, Annecy Festival.

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