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Half Hour Story - George's Room

UK, 1967 (MIFF 1968, Programme H)

Director: Alan Clarke

Shot by a new process the Electronic Camera which enables a television studio production to be recorded directly on film, yet allows the director to mointor the cameras in the usual manner, the film tells the story of a beautiful young widow and the room she is trying to let...

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