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Voice of the Nightingale

La voix du rossignol

directed by Wladyslaw Starewicz
France 1923
  • 13 min
3.8
49 Ratings

Synopsis

A partly-animated short film, a fairy-tale-like telling of why the nightingale only sings at night. A young girl who has caught a nightingale dreams about the nightingale and its mate, and comes to realize that birds are not made to be captive but free.