Petrol

West Germany, 1965 (MIFF 1967, Programme 4, 7)

Director: Hugo Niebeling

A portrait of the oil industry presented with bravura, using exciting compositions, striking camera move­ments and angles. The visuals are splendidly matched with the musical score.

Gold Award, Chicago Festival; Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival; Certificate of Merit, Cork Festival; First Award, Vancouver Festival; Grand Prize, Karlsbad.


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