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After the Axe (1981)

Biff Wilson worked for the fictional company "Universal Foods" in this Oscar-nominated documentary. He is in his 40s and has been fired. He is shattered, he is losing confidence. Will he find work in a similar position?

Director:

Sturla Gunnarsson

Writer:

Steve Lucas
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Complete credited cast:
James B. Douglas James B. Douglas ... Biff Wilson
Janine Manatis Janine Manatis ... Wife
Anne Christison Anne Christison ... Daughter
Randy Solomon Randy Solomon ... Son
Roger Mattiussi Roger Mattiussi ... Narrator (voice)
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Biff Wilson worked for the fictional company "Universal Foods" in this Oscar-nominated documentary. He is in his 40s and has been fired. He is shattered, he is losing confidence. Will he find work in a similar position?

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1981 (USA) See more »

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