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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1978 - 29 July.6 August

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Category: Edition 1978

An Irish orphan, Shamus, meets, during a walk outside the orphanage, an old tramp who talks to him about elves. Subsequently, Shamus meets a real elf and manages to steal his entire treasure; the elf takes revenge with a spell and grows a tail like that of monkeys. The orphan begins with a series of vicissitudes that will end only when he distributes the stolen gold among the poor of the country and then his tail will also disappear.

Original Title SHAMUS
Category Official Competition
Section Official Competition
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 54'
Production Year 1958
Nationality United Kingdom
Directed by Eric Marquis
Screenplay Eric Marquis
Main cast John Francis Rooney, Tiny Littler