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The Walls Come Tumbling Down

Canada, 1976 (MIFF 1978)

Director: Michael Rubbo, Pierre Lasry, William Weintraub

In the face of modern techniques, whales face extinction. The film gives an account of the current debate about whaling, and the efforts of the Canadian-sponsored Project Jonah to stop the slaughter.

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