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The Cedars of Lebanon

Hungary, 1979 (MIFF 1980, Programme 31)

Director: Ferenc Olasz

The film presents the two most well-known paintings, "The Lonely Cedar" and "Pilgrimage to the Cedar Tree" by the famous Hungarian painter, Csontváry.

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