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The Short and Curlies

UK, 1987 (MIFF 1988, Fiction)

Director: Mike Leigh

In between serving cough pastels and contraceptives at the chemist's, Joy dreams of the perfect man. Over at the hairdresser's, Betty has the same pre occupation for herself and her daughter Charlene

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