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Jade

UK, 1988 (MIFF 1989, Fiction)

Director: Jonathan Hourigan

An impoverished post-graduate student discovers the means whereby she can become financially independent, please her lover and impress her supervisor. This moral tale of a young woman's education unfolds obliquely at a slow, deliberate pace, employs a spare camera style, somewhat reminiscent of Bresson, and pares character interaction down to exchanges of letters and envelopes - (FF)

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