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The Ravens

Switzerland, 1967 (MIFF 1969, Programme 3)

Director: Ernest Ansorge, Sisece Ansorge

In the darkness of the Middle Ages, to love a woman within the society from which one is exiled was a crime punishable by death. . . . This savage romance is told with fluid animation drawn with powdered carbon.

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