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ON THE LINE

USA, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Barbara Margolis

This dramatic documentary deals with the day-to-day problems of the economy rising prices, unemployment, deteriorating work conditions, cutbacks in services Combining dramatic and analytical coverage of recent events, the film sets out to clarify how the economic system works.

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