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Girls in Suits at Lunch

USA, 1986 (MIFF 1987)

Director: Ruth Charny

Shot on a budget of $5,000, Girls In Suits is a controversial comedy about two women who come together to celebrate milestones in their careers - but whose discussion ends up revolving totally around men. The director and writer have had long careers in American television.

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