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Like the Fingers on a Hand

France, 1984 (MIFF 1988, Fiction)

Director: Eric Rochant

There were always five boys with her. Maybe she was born with them. She left me the day I asked her, and only her, to marry me. She was the woman of my life, but the five other guys were part of hers.

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