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Rachel Dustbin's Dog and the Law

New Zealand, 1985 (MIFF 1986, Children's - Programme 3)

Director: Murray Reece

This colour animation, aimed at the 8-10 year olds, traces the law-making process through the example of Rachel and her noisy dog. When the neighbours complain about the vocal canine, the film follows the process through group submissions, the introduction of a Bill and the passing of a Law. To add some spice to this tale Rachel's Mcguffin - the offending animal of the title - is dognapped.

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