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The Laughing Star

Der lachende Stern

Directed by Werner Schroeter
West Germany, 1983


Structured like a musical collage, The Laughing Star is a film about the Philippines and the Third World. Its starting-point was the 1983 film festival in Manila, an event of high symbolic value for its founder, Imelda Marcos, the First Lady of the Philippines.

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The Laughing Star Directed by Werner Schroeter

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