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Dustin Hoffman stars as an astrophysicist in this violent
Peckinpah film. Before the violence starts, Hoffman's wife plays a
trick on him by changing some signs (+/) in an equation he is working
with. The mathematical content of the film is primarily in Hoffman's
performance: the way he looks while trying to figure out what is wrong
with the equation and when he finally figures it out...that's
mathematics.

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