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A Christmas Box

UK, 1994 (MIFF 1994, Fiction)

Director: Chris Lydall

The spirit of commercialism pervades this Christmas Eve. In a busy bottle-shop, the tireless sales assistant quietly serves alcoholic solace to the cheerless customers. The menial work and her unfriendly employers incite humiliation. In the silent night revenge is afoot, justice eked.

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