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MAGIC HOUR

UK, 1986 (MIFF 1986)

Director: Frank Abbot

A dramatic documentary contrasting the reality of street life with TV m a contemporary British city. There is a frantic collision ol images as scenes of power pleasure and play compete against each other in the contemporary mind.

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