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Invisible Mirko

Bulgaria, 1959 (MIFF 1963)

Director: Stefan Topaldjikov

This animated film tells how the puppet, Mirko, saves his friends from destruction by a spoilt prince. Award: Special Mention, Edinburgh Festival.

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