Real-life individuals discuss topics on society, happiness in the working class among others and with those testimonies the filmmakers create fictional moments based on their interviews. ... See full summary »
I'm not going to put this down to the fact I am MTV generation or am simply too young appreciate such film making, because that would be simply untrue! I like the likes of Night Mail, Triumph of the Will and Nanook of the North!
Anyway fact of the matter is I really did not like this film! I thought it was one of the longest 45+ minutes of my life!
Some of the shots are too long and should have been cut many seconds before and I thought the structure could have been better, but hey I appreciate these were the early days in documentary film making and this was John Grierson's first effort!
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