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Mint Tea

France, 1962 (MIFF 1965)

Director: Pierre Kafian

A young man sits on the terrace of a Moniparnasse cafe from all the strangers around, will one respond to the anguish of a lonely man?

Best Fiction Film, Oberhausen Festival. Diploma of Merit, Bilbao Festival.

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