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Bad Day

Australia, 1991 (MIFF 1991, Fiction)

Director: Polly Seddon

A dramatic monologue, delivered with great energy and fire, expressing the pent up feelings of an angry, disillusioned young woman. Over-the-top performance, script and direction combine to produce a parody of feminine outrage with which we can all identify. (F.F)

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