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(1977) A tourist agent gives his spiel as we see how the Panama Canal’s complicated system of locks gets ships from ocean to ocean; and then, in the Centennial year 1976, we’re in an American suburb writ large, with actual Panamanians scurrying around the fringes. 16mm. Approx. 174 mins.


“Of all his films, the most shocking.”
– David Denby

“An ingenious cautionary tale.”
– Time