The Domino

New Zealand, 1981

Film
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An individual is working happily by himself when he is increasingly interrupted by proliferating bureaucracy that eventually totally thwarts his capacity to work. This animated cartoon is an illustration of any activity that loses its originality or purpose when support services and administration become an end in themselves. An entertainment on a universal theme.

Credits

producer

Hugh Macdonald

production company

New Zealand National Film Unit

Duration

00:08:45:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32592

Language

English

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - New Zealand

Comedy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Bureaucracy

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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