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The Great Garden

West Germany, 1965 (MIFF 1967, Programme 21)

Director: Herbert Seggelke

The Great Garden of Hanover-Herrenhausen is filmed to the "Water Music" of Handel, who was music-director at the court of Hanover. The film aims at illustrating the unity of the arts in the Baroque period.

Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival.

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