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Canada, 1955 (MIFF 1957, United Nations)

Director: Morten Parker

After seven years of fighting the peoples of Laos. Cambodia and Vietnam are reconstructing their disordered existence with the help of truce teams representing India, Poland and Canada. The film deals principally with Vietnam where for the first time m a hundred years the people are feeling a new independence. As a sample of the inconspicuous contributions of the truce teams towards a stable pattern of existence, the film follows in detail the case of a wife in a remote village who suspected that her husband was being held prisoner as a reprisal.

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Austria, 1957
A border. Figures are seen in flight across the landscape. Volunteers help receive the refugees in Austria and lake them to a Red Cross frontier shelter; among them is a young widow from the working … More »

Question in Togoland

Togoland, 1956
The story of the first plebiscite ever held in a United Nations Trust Territory, when the people of Togoland in Africa decided by vole to join the adjoining Gold Coast and go on to independence as a … More »

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