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STATE OF SIEGE

France, 1973 (MIFF 1973)

Director: Costa-Gavras

'... it is most important for films to speak out about social problems ... Perhaps it is not so important for the film-maker to come up with the solutions. If I impose my solutions on a film then I become like a political party. The important thing is to point out the problems and ask the questions .. . I think I do have some solutions ... but the only way is revolution, and that needs bombs and guns, not films.' Costa-Gavras, 1970

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