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The Bus Stops Here

USA, 1990 (MIFF 1991, New York Experimental)

Director: Julie Zando

The Bus Stops Here is an experimental narrative about two women who struggle to represent their lives. The authority structures of Narrative, the Family and The Medical Profession intercede to wrest power from the women.

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