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Gravity

Hungary, 1983 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Ferenc Rofusz

Desperately, a vigorous apple tries to disengage itself from the branch. The apples around it have shrivelled and dried up long ago. but perhaps they are also wiser. Ferenc Rofusz has been working at the Pannonia studio as artist, animator and designer since 1968. His film. THE FLY. won an Oscar in 1980.

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