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The Lily of Belgium (1915) (Liliya Belgii)

The Lily of Belgium (1915)
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Irene Starewicz Irene Starewicz
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Jan Wichniekski Jan Wichniekski


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When a young girl finds a beautiful dead lily in the woods, she asks her grandfather to tell her about it. He tells her an allegory about the Lily of Belgium: The lily stands in splendor beside a stream, admired by the creatures of the woods.
Tags: War (1), Animation (1), Creativity (1), B&w (1), Russia (1), Stop-motion (1), Belgium (1), Symbolism (1), Short (1), Stop Motion (1), Insect (1), Insects (1), 1915 (1), Entomology (1), Sort (1), 1910's (1)
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"DIR: Władysław Starewicz SUMMARY: An allegory for Belgium's part in the First World War, told through the story of an army of beetles and a lily. WHY IT'S HERE: Władysław Starewicz's 'The Lily of Belgium' is a beautifully realised allegory about Belgium's part in WWI, released while it was still going on. Framed by live action sequences of an old man telling his granddaughter the story, Starewicz once again uses insects to tell his story, in this case an army of evil beetles who destro"



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