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Arthur Penn - Little Big Man

USA, 1971 (MIFF 1972)

Director: Elliott Erwitt

A record of Arthur Penn at work on Little Big Man, showing his relationship with his star, Dustin Hoffman, and studying the impact of Penn's personality on the film as a whole.

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