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The Treasure of Bird Island

Poklad Ptačího ostrova

Directed by Karel Zeman
Czechoslovakia, 1952
Animation, Fantasy


Inspired by a Persian fairy-tale, and told in the ornate style of illustrated Persian manuscripts, Zeman’s first feature is set on a remote island, where the inhabitants discover a legendary treasure that brings them both joy and grief.

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The Treasure of Bird Island Directed by Karel Zeman

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