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The Gentle Corsican

UK, 1957 (MIFF 1964, The British Approach)

Director: Anthony Simmons

This affectionate and nostalgic film describes a day in the life of an old Corsican fisherman and his 10-year old son, showing their contact with the tourists begin­ning lo invade the island.

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