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THE ITALIANS

Switzerland, 1964 (MIFF 1965)

Director: Alexander J. Seiler

More than half a million Italians live and work in Switzerland. Their labour is needed but their presence is regarded as an intrusion by a small popu­lation proud of its way of life. The Italians live behind ihe barrier of another language; as fellow humans they remain strangers. Such is the argu­ment of this documentary feature.

Special Mention, Festival of the Peoples, Florence, 1965.

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