Cars Video

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“What followed was an image of a small African child, lying next to her mother in a refugee camp in Africa. As the soundtrack played the entire audience watched in total silence as the tiny tot, ravaged by famine, tried to simply stand up. The video was directed by 23-year-old Timothy Hutton, who had won an Oscar for his role in the movie Ordinary People. Hutton wanted to direct at the time, so when Ric Ocasek of The Cars suggested it, Hutton had jumped at the chance.

I just cried.”