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Piccolo

Yugoslavia, 1959 (MIFF 1973, Z is for Zagreb)

Director: Dušan Vukotić

The final world is neighbourly boorishness. Two neighbours are getting along fine, until one buys a small piccolo and aggravates the other by repeating the bird's tune in the middle of the night. Vukotic's first film as an independent artist, and a great success internationally.

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