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On Account Of . . .

UK, 1981 (MIFF 1982)

Director: Jeremy Llewellyn-Jones

The film chronicles the misadventures of a young man, frustrated in love, who seeks solace in a shopping mall amusement arcade where vicarious, but more accessible, thrills abound.

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