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In the Gutter and Other Good Places

Directed by Cristine Richey
Canada, 1993 (documentary, 56 minutes, colour, English)

Film Description:
"This powerful documentary profiles three Calgary men who survive by 'dumpster-diving' -- collecting bottles out of refuse containers for cash. A compassionate look at the choices and circumstances which have shaped their lives, the film challenges common assumptions about poverty and homelessness."
-- Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (source)

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