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3.8
345 Ratings

The Man in the White Suit

Directed by Alexander Mackendrick
United Kingdom, 1951
Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

Synopsis

A young scientist invents a material that is indestructible and repels dirt. He soon finds himself caught between the moguls of the textile industry and the trade unions, all equally determined that his invention never sees the light of day.

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The Man in the White Suit Directed by Alexander Mackendrick

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1953 | Nominee: Best Writing, Screenplay

National Board of Review

1952 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

BAFTA Awards

1952 | 2 nominations including: Best British Film

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