Season 16 Episode 3 | 55m 32s
The <i>Independent Lens</i> documentary <i>Brakeless</i> investigates what led the driver of a Japanese commuter train to accelerate perilously, causing a deadly crash. Piecing together personal accounts of those affected by the tragedy, <i>Brakeless</i> poses a question for a society that equates speed with progress: have the national virtues of punctuality and compliance become dangerous?
Aired: 10/28/14 | Expired: 11/27/14 |
Extras From This Episode
Brakeless: Deadly Speed at Rush Hour
Clip: S16 Ep3 | 1m 13s
Brakeless: Model of the Tragic Train Crash
Clip: S16 Ep3 | 1m
Coming to Independent Lens: Brakeless
Preview: S16 Ep3 | 30s
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