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The Fly

Yugoslavia, 1966 (MIFF 1973, Z is for Zagreb)

Director: Aleksander Marks, Vladimir Jutriša

A parable on man coming to grips with the cosmic universe, The Fly is Zagreb's most successful cartoon. The soundtrack is important in building an atmosphere of confusion and terror.

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