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Flames of Passion

UK, 1989 (MIFF 1990, Fiction)

Director: Richard Kwientniowski

A commuter steals an intriguing photo-strip on a station platform, then comes face to face with the young doctor it depicts.

This pocket-sized re-working restores the melodramatic tradition of yesteryear with an emotive music score and a steamy railway station setting a la Brief Encounter. After this everything is drastically altered in a way that Noel Coward's unconscious would have approved of.

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