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39 Ratings


Directed by Maurice Pialat
France, 1964
Short, Documentary


Byzance uses a text by Stefan Zweig to describe the Ottoman conquest of the city in 1453. Before he turned to feature filmmaking in 1968 with Naked Childhood, Pialat worked on a series of short films, many of them financed by French television. Byzance is one of Pialat’s six Turkish shorts.

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Byzance Directed by Maurice Pialat

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