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Czechoslovakia, 1977 (MIFF 1981, New Directors)

Director: Jan Spata

A documentary about the European Gymnastics Championships.

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The Brooklynn

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JUSTOCOEUR

Three friends — Paul, a conservative intellectual: Selena, a dancer who specialises in African dance: and Gabriel, an artist who manages to move with ease between the centres of their different ... More »

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PERMANENT VACATION

Permanent Vacation is my first feature. It is a narrative which follows two and a half days in the lite of Aloysius Parker, a young wanderer with no home, no school, and no job. He has lived in all ... More »

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