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Mimosa

Poland, 1973 (MIFF 1975)

Director: P. Szpakowicz

A legend about the origin of mimosa, A young husband has gone to faraway countries in search of a fortune which would make his family wealthy and comfortable. When he returns home, rich but very ill, his despairing wife throws all the gold coins out of the window. They catch on the mimosa plants in the garden and turn into fluffy, globular flowers.

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