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L'Abrivade

France, 1963 (MIFF 1964)

Director: J. Gringaut-Lefèvre

The 'Abrivade' is an old French local tradition of the famous Camargue region. Through the village streets are led a number of wild bulls which have been selected for the arena. The villagers try to stop their progress and set them free.

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