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Awayday

UK, 1983 (MIFF 1984)

Director: Diana Patrick

Set in a housing scheme in Manchester and the streets of King's Cross, London Based on fact, AWAYDAY traces one week in the lives of two sharp, energetic, unemployed teenage women, both looking for a way out.

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