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Danube, Fish, Birds

Hungary, 1971 (MIFF 1972)

Director: István Szabó

The river Danube dominates the city of Bupdapest. Istvan Szabo, whose latest film. Love Film, was shown in the 1971 Melbourne Film Festival, creates a little fantasy of elements connected with the river -: the water, the fish and the birds.

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