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THE MYSTERY OF ELCHE

USA, 1979 (MIFF 1980, Programme 26)

Director: Gudie Lawaetz, Michael Dodds

The film presents an abridged version of the only surviving Mystery Play still performed annually by local amateur performers, set in a context of local lore and everyday life. Dating back to the 14th Century, the play tells the story of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.

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