The Wishing Machine (1968)

Director
Josef Pinkava

Main cast
Vit Weingartner; Milan Zeman; František Filipovský; Josef Hlinomaz; Miroslav Holub

Genres
Adventure, Fantasy, Family, Sci-Fi

Description
Two young boys, play hooky from school in order to explore an ultramodern world's fair. They take in the many marvelous scientific and industrial exhibits, obtain literature, eat food, and generally run amok.


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