The Son

Canada, 1951

Film
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A dramatic portrayal of a not infrequent rural problem: the tendency of farmers’ sons to leave the land in favour of other employment. The serene pastoral countryside of southern Ontario provides the story background. Howard, an only son, has grown to manhood under his father’s domination, working for a weekly pittance that offers no independence. His resentment finally threatens a complete break from the farm. A legal partnership agreement between father and son provides an amicable solution. (Award: Toronto.)

Credits

director

Julian Biggs

producer

Michael Spencer

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:26:52:00

Colour

Black and White

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