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A Bell for Ursli

Switzerland, 1964 (MIFF 1966, Programme H)

Director: Ulrich Kündig

In the Canton of Grisons in Switzerland, in an age-old Spring rite, the village boys chase away winter with bells, rattles and cracking whips.

First Prize for the Best Youth Film, Bruxelles Tourist Festival.

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A is for Apple

UK, 1963
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BEFORE THE REVOLUTION

Italy, 1964
Before the Revolution is both personal and autobiographical. Its title comes from Talleyrand's famous remark: "Only those who lived before the Revolution knew how sweet life could be." The Talleyrand… More »

Wayleggo

New Zealand, 1965
A sheep herd, so large that it appears to have a life and movement of its own, is mustered amid the attractive scenery of New Zealand's Southern Alps. ... More »

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