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Home From Home

UK, 1981 (MIFF 1982)

Director: Simon Heaven

This film depicts the tensions and frustrations facing a small, depressed and racially mixed community called Spitalfields Home from Home is a part of a series and this episode concentrates on the Bangladeshis, the latest group of immigrants They form a readily-available and willing form of cheap labor for the textile trade

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