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The Barrier

1957 1 h 0 min
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This feature-length drama tells two sides of the same story to illustrate the lack of communication between employer and employee. The story takes us into a fictional paper company to meet two men who, despite having similar goals, are at odds with each other. First, we see the tale unfold from the point of view of the employee, and then we get to see the same story retold through the eyes of the employer. Filmed in the late 1950s, The Barrier is part of the NFB's Perspective series.

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The Barrier
  • Perspective
    Perspective
    1955 46 films
    This TV series from the mid-1950s blended documentary and fiction to tell Canadian stories from a Canadian perspective.

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This feature-length drama tells two sides of the same story to illustrate the lack of communication between employer and employee. The story takes us into a fictional paper company to meet two men who, despite having similar goals, are at odds with each other. First, we see the tale unfold from the point of view of the employee, and then we get to see the same story retold through the eyes of the employer.

Filmed in the late 1950s, The Barrier is part of the NFB's Perspective series.

  • director
    Thomas Farley
  • producer
    Julian Biggs
  • script
    George Salverson
  • photography
    Donald Wilder
  • sound
    Claude Pelletier
  • editing
    Tony Lower

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