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Eveil

France, 1967 (MIFF 1969, Programme 8)

Director: Peter Foldes

The metaphysics of immortality mean that man must find woman again and again. An abstract shape undergoes a series of transformations and becomes a dancing woman. Another abstract shape comes to life and begins to dance with her. More transformations.

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