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America: Everything You've Ever Dreamed Of

USA, 1973 (MIFF 1975)

Director: Rhody Streeter, Tony Ganz

Four vignettes on American life done in cinema verite style. 'Honeymoon Hotel' looks at an ultra-gauche haven for newlyweds: 'Risen Indeed' covers the training of the travelling young believers of the Campus Crusade for Christ; The Best of Your Life' documents the pleasures of growing old in America's largest retirement community; 'Musak' interviews the executives of America's 'efficiency through music' corporation.

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