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The Pavement

Poland, 1972 (MIFF 1974)

Director: Zdzislaw Kudla

Using the pavement as a symbol, this animated film sounds a warning against creeping industrialisation destroying the natural world around us.

Diploma of Merit, Montreal Film Festival. Grand Prix, Barcelona Film Festival.

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