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SAY A LITTLE PRAYER

Australia, 1992 (MIFF 1993, Youth Film Festival)

Director: Richard Lowenstein

It's the summer holidays — the seemingly endless summer of eleven-year-old Seymour. A lonely boy grounded with a fussy guardian in an inner city suburb, Seymour is bored and unhappy with his confined world.

By chance he meets Angie; the beautiful, effervescent 20-ish Angie with the flying horse tattooed on her shoulder. Seymour sees Angie through innocent and naive eyes unaware of her drug problem. He tags along with her, bewitched by her charm, her kooky persona and her sense of adventure; adventures she is happy to share with her young companion — for the moment anyway.

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