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The New Ice Age

De Nieuwe Ijstijd

Directed by Johan van der Keuken
Netherlands, 1974


De Nieuwe Ijstijd is the third part of the triptych North-South, in which Keuken focuses on the relationships between rich and poor countries. The film draws a parallel between the living conditions of impoverished Peruvians in a suburb of Lima and some young Dutch workers at an ice cream factory.

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The New Ice Age Directed by Johan van der Keuken

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  • José Neves's rating of the film The New Ice Age

    An analogy between the dispossessed and the geography of social inequality, in Holland and in Peru. The filmmaker is the eye-camera that investigates the discrepancies of a heartless humanity and in that ethics and social demand, returns to the no-name and no-space people a moment of its own identity and truth. A place to live and be, a film of their own, for them.

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