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NO CHIEF IS GOOD ENOUGH

Denmark, 1975 (MIFF 1976)

Director: Svend Abrahamsen

During a holiday in Sweden, the sailing boat of a group of Danish children becomes adrift; the children land on a desert island and spend two days before they are rescued. The film probes the social mechanisms at work when a group of people are suddenly left to themselves.

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