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Mammals

Poland, 1962 (MIFF 1995, Buried Treasures - Oberhausen Retrospective)

Director: Roman Polanski

This film is an attempt to speak some bitter words of truth about human beings. One might call it a philosophical grotesque or a pantomimic etude.

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