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Peter Watkins United States, 1971

David Willi's rating of the film Punishment Park

It would have been a better film, if it didn't pick a side, but only demonstrated how the two sides fail to communicate, because the latter it did quite well. Everything seems to be clear since the beginning of the movie: 'Law and order' politics = Nazi Germany. - 'Hippies' = sanity, humanity. It doesn't even bother to investigate the matter. Only black and white and therefore robs itself of any persuasiveness...