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Opus

UK, 1967 (MIFF 1968, Programme 9)

Director: Don Levy

An impressionistic view of contemporary British culture ranging from sculptors and painters to theatre and ballet, and even including sequences on jewellery and fast cars.

Gold Medal, Barcelona; Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh; Diploma, Columbia; British Film Academy Award.

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