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Boat Building

Australia, 1972 (MIFF 1991, Retrospectives)

Director: Peter Weir

Made as part of a series on Adult Learning for the Training Section of the Public Service Board, this is the best of the series, unpretentious, no commentary and a short appearance by Kate Fitzpatrick.

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