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Ceremony

Yugoslavia, 1965 (MIFF 1973, Z is for Zagreb)

Director: Borivoj Dovniković

Dovnikovic's confused little heroes lined up against a wall to pose for their leader, try their fumbling best to help him out ... an easy flowing black joke.

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