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La Cloche

France, 1964 (MIFF 1966, Programme 2, 7)

Director: Jean L'Hote

A boy dates his girl near a bell which is waiting to be blessed before being hung in the belfry of a new church. A storm breaks out and the boy shelters under the bell. A mongrel forces him to cling to the clapper so hard that he pulls the bell over himself. The incident has far reaching consequences for both lovers.

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