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Imago

Czechoslovakia, 1984 (MIFF 1986)

Director: J. Doubrava, M. Macorek, A. Born

Team of well-known Czech animators have produced a succinct Czech variation on the theme of Bliss. With wit and verve, they draw their little everyman. oppressed by henpecking wife and haranguing boss, escaping into a pleasurable world of fantasy.

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