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A Little Phantasy on a 19th-century Painting

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Taking Isle of the Dead, a work by the Swiss symbolist painter Arnold Böcklin, as his starting point, Norman McLaren creates a deeply disturbing surrealist dream. The first Canadian film to be shown at the Cannes Film Festival.

1947, 03 min 10 s

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Chamber of Commerce of Salerno Cup for Best Avant-garde Film
Annual Documentary Film Festival
November 1 1950, Salerno - Italy