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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1996 - 27 July.4 August

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Category: Edition 1996

A family film from two legends of Czech children film, Vera Plívová-Simková and Drahomíra Králová. The starting point for the action is a village family with two dogs: their Dalmatians, bearing the legendary names of the movie's title, experience dreamlike visions of life in a "dog kingdom".

Original Title Artus, Merlin a Prchlíci
Italian Title Artù e Merlino
Category Official Competition
Section Childhood screens
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 75'
Production Year 1995
Nationality Czech Republic
Directed by Vera Simkova-Plivova
Screenplay Katerina Priscáková
Main cast Valérie Kaplanová, Pavel Nový, Veronika Jeníková

 regista Vera Plívová SimkováVERA PLÍVOVÁ-SIMKOVÁ

Vera Plívová-Simková was born on May 29, 1934 in Lomnice nad Popelkou, Czechoslovakia. She is a director and writer, known for Nez se rozhrne opona (1957) and Nefnukej, veverko! (1988).