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Bypass to Life

Australia, 1961 (MIFF 1962)

Director: P. Maund

The story of a heart operation: the investigations which lead to the decision to operate, then the record of the surgery itself. Equal Second Prize, Documentary Section, "for its moving dramatisation of reality and its outstanding operating theatre sequence".

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