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Les Borges

Les Borges
1978, director: Maril√ļ Mallet

Excerpt (4:30)


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Portuguese Canadian family members discuss their decision to leave Portugal and their feelings now about that choice. One brother wanted to avoid military service. Another says earning money was of prime importance. The conversation takes place at a barbecue where the women cook and serve the meal.