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The Drift Back

Margaret Tait

UK, 1956
10 minutes, B&W , Sound, 4:3
Original format: 16mm film
Available formats: 16mm / DVD / Digibeta tape / SD Digital file

The return to the land.A documentary made for Orkney District Council following the return of families to Orkney. The film cunningly reverses preconceptions about the depopulation of the Highlands and islands as two families are seen arriving to farm the land.