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Survey - Deciding

Television (Full Length) – 1972

Gliding On meets Borat, as a man pretending to be a fisherman from a fictional town heads to Wellington to find out if any government agency will take action about fish he says are dying in his river. Clad in jacket and tie and walk shorts and walk socks, he traipses the corridors of power which are artfully shot to look like a hell from which he will never escape. His attempts to find someone who can take action yield only a succession of impotent bureaucrats who participate happily but only to explain, often at length, why they can’t actually do anything.

Of all the phobias that inflict mankind, I suppose the most frustrating is the fear of making decisions.
– Voice over

Key Cast & Crew

Tony Williams

Director

John O'Shea

Producer

Peter Jones

Second Assistant Camera

Anne Yardley

Production Assistant

Ian John

Editor

Craig McLeod

Sound

Produced by

Pacific Films

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