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I Never Promised You A Long Run

USA, 1972 (MIFF 1975)

Director: Paul Leaf

In this satire on the double standard, a young man wants to establish a relationship with a young woman. But she says: 'Don't you realise, there is a revolution going on?' and insists on a 'one night stand'.

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