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BROOKLYN BRIDGE

USA, 1981 (MIFF 1982)

Director: Ken Burns

The film traces the transformation of the Brooklyn Bridge, from a spectacular and heroic engineering feat to a symbol in American culture of strength, vitality, ingenuity and promise.

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