To kill a child

Sweden, 1965

Film
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Road safety film. Introduces, with apparent casualness, a young couple about to set off on a motoring trip and a little girl at play. Happy and relaxed, they are planning to make the most of a fine day. A few minutes later the child is dead and the holiday makers numb with shock. The very lack of sensationalism makes the events seem real, leaving one with a sense of lives devastated without warning by pointless, avoidable tragedy.

Credits

director

Gosta Werner

production company

Minerva Film

Language

English

Duration

00:09:27:00

Colour

Black and White

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