The Things I cannot change

Canada, 1967

Film
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This film is a look at a family in trouble, seen from the inside. There is the trouble with the police, the begging for stale bread at the convent, the birth of another child, and the father who explains his family’s predicament. Although filmed in Montreal, this is the anatomy of poverty as it occurs in North America, seen by a camera that became part of the family’s life for several weeks.

Credits

director

Tanya Ballantyne

producer

John Kemeny

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:55:05:00

Colour

Black and White

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