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Directed by Clu Gulager

United States 1969 18 mins. In English

Winner of the Palme d’Or for Best Short Film at the 1970 Cannes Film Festival, actor Clu Gulager’s only directorial credit depicts a group of kids in the south as they play war games that gradually become more serious in nature. Shot by László Kovács (Easy Rider), the film was David Gordon Green’s primary influence when making George Washington.



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