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The Hand

Czechoslovakia, 1965 (MIFF 1966, Programme 5, 12)

Director: Jirí Trnka

Jirí Trnka's latest film tells how a potter is tormented by an enormous hand which constantly interferes with his efforts to create something of his own.

Special Prize, Annecy Festival; First Prize, Bergamo Festival.

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