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The Night Mother Ran Away

Israel, 1972 (MIFF 1973)

Director: Baruch Atir

This is the story of a woman who is trying to cope with life in various ways-some of them rather odd. Her final attempt is not necessarily the most meaningful one, but is the strongest weapon available to her.

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