Director: Giorgio Mangiamele
A murderer on the run finds refuge in the house of an unsuspecting potter and his daughter. The man and the girl fall in love but a jealous employee call the police.
This simple tale is told with remarkable visual poetry through its atmospheric exterior photography, and beautifully composed and lit interior shots.
Silver Award, General Category; Kodak Silver Medallion for Black and White photography, Australian Film Awards, 1965.
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