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Muddy Town

Czechoslovakia, 1963 (MIFF 1965, Czech Films)

Director: Vaclav Taborsky

The camera records, with good humour, the reacations of newcomers to the vast sea of mud outside their apartments, which form part of a new housing project, still under construction.

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