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TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION

France / Italy, 1967 (MIFF 1973)

Director: Roger Vadim, Louis Malle, Federico Fellini

The episodes of this porte-manteau film are based on three stories by Edgar Alan Poe.

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