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The Lean Machine

USA, 1983 (MIFF 1984)

Director: Bob Rogers

An observation from nature leads a team of innovators to a radical new idea in commuter transportation, the film invites the audience to question traditional assumptions about cars-why four wheels, why a rigid frame, why multiple passengers?

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