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One Man's Meat

New Zealand, 1991 (MIFF 1992, Fiction)

Director: Christine Parker

He's late home — again. She's lonely; she's fed up; she's got ambitions. She gets help from some big stars — Dionne Warwick, The Virgin Mary, a Living Barbie Doll and a Dominatrix... But what will they lead her to do? There's more cooking than just dinner.

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