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Fears of Children

USA, 1951 (MIFF 1955, The Family Circle)

Director: Francis Thomspon

A film about Paul, a normal five-year-old and his well intentioned parents. In a series of episodes typical of those arising in families with small children, it shows how Paul's fears are related to his feelings about his parents. With naturalness and deft touches of humour it gives an insight into some of the many problems that arise when parents are unduly protective or over severe.

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