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In a crab cannery another ordinary day is quietly beginning. Then, at the sound of a bell, dozens of women start shelling crabs, some using hammers and others at machines with rollers. The film follows the whole operation, right through to packaging, at a pace that compels us to ponder this essential component of Atlantic Canada's economy. Without words.

1987, 09 min 28 s

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Award of Merit for Direction
FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival
October 20 to 25 1987, Halifax - Canada