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QUEST FOR POWER

Netherlands, 1982 (MIFF 1983)

Director: Saul Landau, Frank Diamond

Quest for Power is a film about the values, the style and goals of a new and radical Right-Wing movement in the United States: the so-called "New Right''. The film shows the leaders of this populist explosion from President Reagan down to a Californian constituent, who is tired of' “tax payers giving money to the poor''. Key figures in the "New Right" express their distaste for homosexuality, abortion, school busing, arms control or any other agreement with the Soviets.

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