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The Rabbit Trap (1959)

 -  Drama  -  June 1959 (USA)
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Job or family? This perennial conflict portrayed in this drama about a draftsman, able to free himself from the job for a very overdue family vacation, who is threatened with the sack if he doesn't return to work mid-holiday.

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Job or family? This perennial conflict portrayed in this drama about a draftsman, able to free himself from the job for a very overdue family vacation, who is threatened with the sack if he doesn't return to work mid-holiday.

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I normally only write reviews for the very top 5% or the bottom 5%, movies so far outside the average stuff, that I feel compelled to write. My compulsion here, come from my reaction to another review. To wit,

"The story completely misses the point that in forgetting the rabbit trap, it is Eddie who has the problem and wants to make it his bosses problem. Private companies are not like governments. They are not in business to provide jobs for people and they are not run by bosses who enjoy making life miserable for their employees. Unlike government departments, they have competitors and if they don't do it better and or cheaper, they lose market share and eventually go out of business. "

Wow. Where to start. Sure the sons point of view is simplistic, failing to see the company's profit and loss structure, but is an individual caring about the possible suffering of one of gods creatures all that insignificant? For all the fathers exposing children to hunting, decking them out in size 3 or 4 cameo's, and doing all but buying them child sized shotguns so they can get a jump on their killing odyssey, wouldn't the world be a bit nicer, a slightly better balance if more fathers would skip a day at work, just in case their child might have positioned a small animal for an awful death?

in my life, between being a combat medic, then a special forces medical instructor, and finally med school, internship and residency, I've seen a great deal of cruelty. Perhaps its why I see a need for more compassion, kindness and awareness of suffering of both humans and animals.


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