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Sub-Igloo

Canada, 1973 (MIFF 1975)

Director: James de B. Domville, J. MacInnis

A report of a daring and ingenious experiment to test the ability of man and his equipment to function in the hostile underwater environment of the Canadian Arctic, in mid-winter, when the temperatures hover near 45° below zero.

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