Contagion

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KBOO
Air date: 
Mon, 04/06/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Denise Morris talk about "Contagion," the 2011 film directed by Steven Soderbergh about a deadly worldwide virus outbreak that has generated a huge upsurge in public interest in recent weeks.  The film has been praised for its medical authenticity and its eerie prescience in forecasting some of the pathways of the corona pandemic. Jan and Denise provide their own reading of the film, including how the film portrays group dynamics of the pandemic and the limits of this Hollywood cautionary tale.

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