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Sunday

USA, 1961 (MIFF 1995, Buried Treasures - Oberhausen Retrospective)

Director: Dan Drasin

Dan Drasin's free cinema-direct camera captures the confrontation between police and a group of folk singers with a directness and liveliness that is rare for documentaries in the early sixties.

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