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Incident at Owl Creek

France, 1961 (MIFF 1963)

Director: Robert Enrico

A fragment out of the American Civil War. In a woody Alabama gorge preparations are being made for the hanging of a civilian. In the grey light before sunrise, the condemned man speculates on whether he could escape if the incredible should happen - if the rope should break. Award: Grand Prix, Tours Festival.

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