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Handicapped Future (1971)

Behinderte Zukunft (original title)
Illuminating look at the way physically disabled people were dealt with in West Germany in the late 60's / early 70's.

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Illuminating look at the way physically disabled people were dealt with in West Germany in the late 60's / early 70's.

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Handicapped Future (1971)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Werner Herzog documentary that takes a look at handicapped children in German and how the government pretty much guarantees that they'll have no future whereas in America the laws allow the handicapped to live a full life. The documentary has a lot of interviews with the young children and their thoughts on the future are pretty depressing but overall the film is pretty boring because instead of learning anything we usually just sit there and watch the children play or learn. The documentary gets a refreshing start when we hit the USA and see how differently things are compared to Germany where the crippled are mainly put off by regular people.


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