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August Heat

USA, 1961 (MIFF 1962, Fact and Fantasy)

Director: Martin Zweiback

A young British artist, driving through the States in the heat of August, discovers a man whose face he has recently drawn without ever having seen. The two men are drawn toward the terrifying climax they are both powerless to control.

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