An Enemy of the People (1977)

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A tale of a smalltown doctor who discovers that his village's new hot springs spa is contaminated by tannery waste. Over the objections of the town leaders (particularly his brother, the mayor), he attempts to publicise the scandal, only to be declared a social outcast, both his family and career ruined.

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