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Resumption of Work at the Wonder Factory

La Reprise du Travail aux Usines Wonder

France, 1968
Documentary, Short


In May 68 work starts again, unions pretend to claim victory. At the Wonder factory everything is also back to normal. Suddenly a woman dares to rebel, she says that she does not want to return to work. This little movie is the primitive scene of the militant cinema.

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Resumption of Work at the Wonder Factory Directed by Institut des Hautes Études Cinématographiques Student collective

Critics reviews

Though underacknowledged in the U.S., The Return to Work at the Wonder Factory remains one of the emblematic ’68 films in France, offering both a sharp-edged impression of its time and a decisive contribution to ongoing debates within cinema.
October 01, 2018
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