Fifth about The Seventh

Duel (1971)

Duel: in spite of just a sliver of a story, this film is very rich in tension and mood, a very well crafted thriller. It’s a masterclass in editing and shot selection throughout most of the action; the tension is kept throughout most of the film with smart cuts. Character building and, to a lesser extent acting get the same attention that the story did; that’s not the point, however.

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