How Duel paved the foundation for Steven Spielberg’s career

We follow a shaken David, who believes he has finally evaded his pursuer, in a one-shot that tracks him entering the building, heading into the bathroom, and then back out into the main area of the cafe. David’s sporty Plymouth Valiant – painted bright red to stand out against the desert scenery – becomes a death trap, as he’s unable to escape this menacing game of cat-and-mouse. Whatever the path to this moment, something feels unmistakably off, and you start to consider what could happen next. How Duel paved the…