Shutdown

Canada, 1980

Film
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Documents the closing-down of an American-owned branch plant with all the personal trauma that such a decision causes to the workers. The employees discuss the dilemma of working in an economy dominated by foreign ownership and the lack of government action to protect jobs in American-owned branch plants.

Credits

director

Laura Sky

co-producer

David Springbett

Don Hopkins

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:28:00:00

Colour

Colour

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