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Michael Cunningham on LOLA MONTÈS

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    Directed by Max Ophuls • 1955 • France, West Germany
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  • Pather Panchali

    Directed by Satyajit Ray • 1955 • India
    Starring Subir Banerjee, Kanu Banerjee, Karuna Banerjee

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