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Dir. Ken Russell. 1980, 102 mins. 35mm. With William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban. Director Ken Russell, bringing astonishing visual flair to the Paddy Chayefsky script, created a dazzling and provocative inner-space odyssey, using booming Dolby sound, abstract imagery, and extravagant special effects to tell the story of a scientist who hallucinates backwards through human evolution.

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