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The Mule

USA, 1995 (MIFF 1996, Fiction)

Director: Alex Wolfe

In a well crafted and compact piece of filmmaking. The Mule takes a slice out of a drug runner's most crucial and stressful moment as he passes from one side of the Mexican border to another. Rich in atmosphere character study and form exploration. The Mule is a short but intense filmic journey (JS)

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