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The Man in the White Suit

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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.

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 SuitDirected byAlexander Mackendrick

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Awards & Festivals

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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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