Independent Lens

Coming to Independent Lens: Brakeless

Preview: Season 16 Episode 3 | 30s

The Independent Lens documentary Brakeless asks: 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, Brakeless poses a question for a society that equates speed with progress: have what were once national virtues, punctuality and compliance, become dangerous?

Aired: 10/26/14

Rating: TV-PG

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