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The Return

Poland, 1972 (MIFF 1973)

Director: Jerzy Kucia

A lonely passenger Snivels by train. Through the window of the dark compartment, he sees the landscape rushing by. He recollects the limes of his childhood: a little provincial town, where he lived, the cinema there, the circus ...,/p>

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