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Steps Of Age

USA, 1951 (MIFF 1954, Mental Health)

Director: Ben Maddow

A presentation of some of the emotional problems experienced by a woman of 62 who, after her husband's retirement and eventual death, starts a new life living with her daughter's family. The film dramatizes the painful emotional problems and frustrations of unemployment due to old age. Emphasizes that one must begin early in life to adjust oneself to the problems which all human beings lace when they grow old.

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