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The Hat

USA, 1961 (MIFF 1966, Programme 2, 8)

Director: John Hubley, Faith Hubley

A comical account of the serious matter of international disputes; told with new, liquid animation, and improvised, meandering dialogue.

Jury Prize, Tours Festival; Grand Prix for Animation, Venice Festival.

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