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Family Album

UK, 1954 (MIFF 1955, The Family Circle)

Director: Jacques Brunius

The story of a typical middle-class family who live in the same house throughout four generations. The problems of life confronting each successive generation are humorously portrayed against an ever &ndash: changing background &ndash: the crinoline age &ndash: the pennyfarthing bicycles &ndash: horseless carriages &ndash: the suffragette movement and the present housing problems brought about by World War II, stresses the immense social changes which have taken place during the last hundred years.

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