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The Dowry

Canada, 1969 (MIFF 1970, Programme 21)

Director: Peter Pearson

An inefficient boatman is blown up because of an oil leak in his boat. This short story is set against a pleasant study of a small fishing town in Canada. It was commissioned by the Fisheries Board, but rejected on completion because it was nothing like the original script. Its young director also made The Best Damn Fiddler' (q,v.)

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