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Debris

Australia, 1983 (MIFF 1984)

Director: Alexander Proyas

In a bleak black and white post-nuclear age, cities are isolated by distance and fear. Only a few are willing to risk their lives to communicate—some use illegal radio, others drive into the unknown emptiness between cities.

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