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‘Memorandum’ parallels modern life, also entertains

By Troy Doetch | February 6, 2011

Billed as a 1960s Czechoslovakian absurdist black comedy The Memorandum by Václav Havel suggests that it may go over the audience's head. The parables to the communist regime might exclude the everyman, and the Kafkaesque themes of painful bureaucracy...

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