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Chrysalis

Netherlands, 1964 (MIFF 1966, Programme 22)

Director: Jan Oonk

This surrealistic film symbolizes the processes of growth by recording one particular phase of the life-cycle in nature.

Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival.

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