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The Third Wheel

USA, 1988 (MIFF 1989, Fiction)

Director: Adam Bernstein

A bomb inside a baby, a fanatical anti-abortionist, his pregnant wife and a psychopathic hitchhiker, all in a car, on a drive that takes longer than expected. A juxtaposition of fears, ideotogies and neuroses in a suspenseful road-movie. — (TC)

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