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Puns

West Germany, 1975 (MIFF 1985, Oberhausen Retrospective - Specific Examples of the Short Film Language)

Director: Borislav Sajtinac

Catchwords and foreign words form the titles for short episodes in which the hackneyed words take on a malicious, sometimes macabre meaning.

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