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American Roulette

USA, 1966 (MIFF 1967, Programme 37)

Director: Theodore Gershuny

A study of suicide in the context of our age. An engrossing film that mocks both characters and audience with visual and aural style and grace.

First Prize for Short Subjects, Chicago Festival.

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