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Slag's Place

UK, 1965 (MIFF 1968, Programme 37)

Director: David Naden, Gwyneth Furdivall

A group of children explore a deserted house and its overgrown garden. The story was filmed as it was improvised by children from a London Secondary School.

Award, Venice Festival.

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