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Yeats Country

Ireland, 1965 (MIFF 1966, Programme 1, 7)

Director: Patrick Carey

Yeats has a deep love of the countryside of Western Ireland. This film, commemorating the centenary of the birth of the poet, portrays his feelings in terms of his poems, as well as creating its own poetry out of the Irish landscape.

Golden Bear, Berlin Festival; Gold Medal, Barcelona Festival; Gold Medal, Chicago Festival; Silver Award, San Francisco Festival; Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival.

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