An experimental film based on “The Mid-Atlantic man” by Tom Wolfe. It compares the class structure of the Western world to an experiment carried out on rats by an American ethnologist in the 1950s. Of a group only a minority live comfortably and happily, the majority are not so fortunate.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)