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Atlantis

USA, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Samuel S. Bishop

Atlantis, a mythical island state, was swallowed up by the sea and vanished. This film explores Plato's suggestion that the legend was based on fact, and relates it to exciting new discoveries in the Aegean Sea.

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