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Memento

USA, 1968 (MIFF 1970, Programme 4)

Director: Stafan Sharss

A conversation before an accident , intercut with safety warnings, accompanies shots of wrecked cars and views of impending accidents from behind the wheel. A strong case for careful driving.

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