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Bimbo

USA, 1978 (MIFF 1979)

Director: Martha Coolidge

Kenny is thirty years old, successful, and thinks he is happy when he meets his two best friends from high school for a private reunion They have changed The resulting confrontation causes Kenny to change his life.

First Prize, Thessaloniki.

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