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Laila Paattinen is a working woman. Tired of low-paying jobs, she completed a five-month course in dry-wall installation. Because she had chosen a non-traditional job for women, she ran into resistance in the marketplace. She finally solved her problems by opening her own dry-wall application business. A useful film for women seeking non-traditional jobs.

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Laila, Diane Beaudry, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Diane Beaudry
  • editing
    Diane Beaudry
  • producer
    Margaret Pettigrew
  • executive producer
    Kathleen Shannon
  • cinematography
    Kent Nason
  • sound
    Ted Haley
  • sound editing
    Diane Normandeau
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel