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3.7
222 Ratings

The Man in the White Suit

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

Synopsis

An altruistic chemist invents a fabric that resists wear and stain as boon to humanity but both capital and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons.

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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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