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Private History

Hungary, 1978 (MIFF 1980, Programme 44)

Director: Gábor Body

This film probes a new sphere of study - microhistory or the images people's minds preserve of the past. He uses, as his raw material, amateur films that were made - rather poorly - for family use.

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