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Roundabout

Australia, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Fiction)

Director: Rachel Griffiths

In Rachel Griffiths' Roundabout, an ordinary man heads for work and never makes it. A sudden event triggers a previously unrevealed fragility and he spirals out of control. Endlessly circling, he is lost to the world and to himself.

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