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Face

France, 1976 (MIFF 1978)

Director: Peter Foldes

Study of a face: a man rediscovers his youth through music. When he stops playing his flute, his face becomes that of an old man.

Jury Prize, Cannes. Jury Prize, Oberhausen.

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